Fully vaxxed Aussies are set for overseas travel

  From this Monday, vaccinated travellers will no longer require an exemption to depart Australia. With millions of Australians now fully vaccinated, and more joining them each and every day, the Morrison Joyce Government can safely welcome fully vaccinated Australian citizens and permanent residents across Australia’s international border in increasing numbers. Australia is taking its…

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The Nationals Party Moves Forward of Net Zero 2050

The Nationals have agreed in principle to support a target of net zero emissions by 2050. Deputy Prime Minister, Barnaby Joyce said that the decision was made after careful deliberation and achieving a range of support, protections and safeguards. “The support for a Net Zero 2050 emissions goal is conditional on Cabinet endorsing the commitments…

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New Payment to help women escape violent relationships

The Morrison Joyce Government have announced new financial assistance available to women leaving a violent relationship access to a one-off payment of up to $5,000 to help them establish a life free of violence. Under the two-year Escaping Violence Payment trial women will receive financial assistance of up to $1,500 in cash with the remainder…

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Stewardship Pilot to pay for biodiversity outcomes

  Pilot to reward farmers for improving their native vegetation closes on 27 October 2021. Six regions can participate in the pilot with the intent to roll out to other regions in the future   Applications for farmers to participate in the Australian Government’s $22.3 million Enhancing Remnant Vegetation Pilot are closing soon on 27…

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Ag Visa talks with Indonesia a good sign

  Talks with Indonesia to become a participating country in the Australian Agricultural Worker Visa have begun positively On Thursday, Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia, David Littleproud said this is a major step forward to relieve the workforce pressures that Australian farmers and our agricultural industries are currently facing. “As one of our closest…

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Live music set to be reignited in Mildura

  The Morrison Government is supporting the return of live music, providing more than $2.5 million in industry funding, as part of round three of the Live Music Australia program. Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, said the program will bring more original live Australian music to…

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Future Drought Fund: Supporting Mallee’s drought resilience

  First round grants announced for Future Drought Fund’s Networks to Build Drought Resilience program  $1.4 million investment for 33 grants awarded across Australia The program builds the skills and capacity of people and communities and delivers small-scale infrastructure Regional communities in Mallee will share in $114,790 to help them better prepare for drought under…

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Vaccination Rates Edging Closer to 70% in Mallee

  Mallee’s vaccination rates have once again shown outstanding results in the data released this Tuesday. Across Mallee, the first dose uptake is sitting at 93.3%, while the second dose rate is sitting at 62.7% Member for Mallee, Anne Webster said this week’s vaccination rates have shown the biggest increase in vaccine uptake in the…

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COVID-hit events to share in $25m show of support

The Liberal and Nationals Government is helping to ensure field days in Mallee can see off COVID-19 and continue contributing to local communities in the post pandemic era. Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia David Littleproud said another $25 million is being provided under the Supporting Agricultural Shows and Field Days and Supporting Showmen and…

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ABC 774 Interview – Mildura COVID Outbreak

  Member for Mallee, Anne Webster, spoke with Rafael Epstein on ABC 774 yesterday about the current Mildura COVID Outbreak: “Well, the lockdown is working as well as every other lockdown that we’ve had. We’re all quite used to them as you know. And people are, generally speaking complying. I think it’s a bit more…

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