Desert Rose comes to the Goulburn Valley

The Department of Human Services Mobile Service Centre, Desert Rose, is coming to the Goulburn Valley region this November. Mobile Service Centres (MSC’s) provide Australians living in remote and regional communities with face-to-face access to customer service agents who can help them apply for benefits or resolve any claim issues over the counter. Introduced by…

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Celebrating Murray’s hardworking teachers

Federal Member for Murray, the Hon Damian Drum MP has encouraged students and schools in the Goulburn and Murray Valleys to acknowledge the hard work of its teachers and celebrate World Teachers’ Day. Mr Drum said teachers and school leaders play a critical role in the lives of our kids. “We can all remember the…

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MURRAY RIVER PADDLEBOAT TOURISM STEAMS AHEAD

More tourists will experience the beauty of the Murray River following a series of upgrades to the local paddlesteamer fleet. Federal Member for Murray Damian Drum said the new and improved PS Emmylou will now be able to take more people up and down the Murray River, showcasing more of the river’s beauty than ever…

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Backing local small businesses to invest

Small businesses in Murray will continue to benefit from additional opportunities to invest in their business and replace or upgrade their assets with the $20,000 instant asset write-off. The legislation delivers on the Coalition Government’s 2018-19 Budget announcement to extend the $20,000 write-off for a further 12 months to 30 June 2019. Across Australia, there…

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DELIVERING THE SHEPPARTON RAIL LINE FREIGHT UPGRADE

Work is progressing to enhance the capacity and efficiency of freight rail from the Goulburn Valley, with $900,000 in planning funding locked-in following formal approval. Deputy Prime Minister, Nationals’ Leader and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael McCormack said the project is a key part of the $1.75 billion Victorian Regional Rail Revival Package and…

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Calling young agricultural innovators in Murray

– 2019 Science and Innovation Awards recognise big ideas that contribute to the success of Australia’s agriculture, fisheries and forestry sectors– Applications are now open to young Australian researchers, innovators and scientists– Chance to share in $286,000 with grants of up to $22,000 across 13 industry categories Young agricultural scientists, innovators and researchers from across…

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