Regions at the Ready

Rural and regional Australia is ready to go, and ready to grow. In its final report tabled today, the Select Committee on Regional Development and Decentralisation made 13 recommendations to support and promote regional communities as sustainable, vibrant and enjoyable places to live and work. The report Regions at the Ready: Investing in Australia’s Future…

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Have your say on the Maude Street Mall design

Four options for the redesign of the Maude Street Mall are currently open for public comment, with feedback closing this Saturday 30 June.   The Federal Member for Murray, the Hon Damian Drum MP is encouraging everyone in Shepparton to have their say about this important redesign. “This re-development will affect everyone who shops in…

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REFUGEE WEEK 2018

Refugee Week is an opportunity to recognise and celebrate the people who come to Australia through the Refugee and Humanitarian Program, enriching our society and strengthening our economy. Every year, Refugee Week is celebrated around the country. This year Refugee Week is held between Sunday 17 June and Saturday 23 June and coincides with international…

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New round announced to eliminate mobile black spots

Federal Member for Murray, the Hon Damian Drum MP has welcomed the Federal Government’s plan to address more mobile service blackspots across the regions. The Coalition Government is committing $25 million to a fourth round of the Mobile Black Spot Program, delivering more coverage to regional and remote communities. Mr Drum said the new round…

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Small Business Minister visits the Murray electorate

Small businesses around the Goulburn Valley have had the opportunity to meet and talk with the Federal Minister for Small and Family Business, Workplace and Deregulation, the Hon Craig Laundy MP. The Federal Member for Murray, the Hon Damian Drum MP hosted the Minister on Tuesday to discuss first-hand the experiences and challenges small businesses…

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MINCo delivers safeguards for GMID Irrigators

The Federal Member for Murray, the Hon Damian Drum MP said today’s summit of the Ministerial council (MINCo) of Federal and State Water Ministers has delivered a sigh of relief for the irrigators in the Goulburn Murray Irrigation District (GMID).   Federal Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, the Hon David Littleproud announced after the…

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Supporting Big Freeze 4 to help cure MND

The Coalition Government will support Australians getting access to life-saving clinical trials and help find a cure for Motor Neurone Disease (MND). As part of Neale Daniher’s ‘The Big Freeze 4’ fundraising event at the MCG, the Coalition Government will match donations, dollar-for-dollar, up to $2 million to invest in new clinical trials for Australians…

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