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Grants to Develop Female Sport Leaders

August 28, 2015

Women from the Murray electorate who are involved in local sport can now apply for grants from the Australian Government through the Women Leaders in Sport (WLIS) program.   Federal Member for Murray, Dr Sharman Stone said many of our sporting clubs have fantastic women who help run and coach or manage teams or clubs. This grant will enable women to seek further training and as...Click here for full story

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Kaiela Institute Receives Grant to Preserve Our Indigenous Languages

August 28, 2015

Kaiela Institute will receive $150,075 to help support the revival of the Yorta -Yorta language in the Goulburn-Murray. The funding has been granted through the Federal Government Indigenous Languages and Arts Program (languages stream). Federal Member for Murray, Dr Sharman Stone said Australian Government funding for the Kaiela Institute will be put to good use in our local indigenous com...Click here for full story

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Kaiela Institute Receives Grant to Preserve Our Indigenous Languages

August 28, 2015

Kaiela Institute will receive $150,075 to help support the revival of the Yorta -Yorta language in the Goulburn-Murray. The funding has been granted through the Federal Government Indigenous Languages and Arts Program (languages stream). Federal Member for Murray, Dr Sharman Stone said Australian Government funding for the Kaiela Institute will be put to good use in our local indigenous com...Click here for full story

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Murray-Darling Basin Plan Senate Inquiry Open for Submissions

August 21, 2015

A Federal Government Senate-Select Committee on the Murray-Darling Basin Plan is now taking submissions on their inquiry on the positive and negative impacts of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan and associated Commonwealth programs on regional communities. "The Committee will focus on the Murray-Darling Basin Plan implementation, progress, costs, direct and indirect effects on agricultural industries,...Click here for full story

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Dairy Industry to Benefit from New Labour Agreement

August 21, 2015

Local dairy farmers will now be able to employ senior dairy cattle farm workers under the new 457 VISA Dairy Industry Labour Agreement. The new agreement should help dairy farmers in the Murray electorate to employ workers from overseas if local labour is not available. Federal Member for Murray, Dr Sharman Stone said the new agreement is expected to help dairy farmers who are struggling to em...Click here for full story

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$45 Million on its Way to Councils in Murray

August 20, 2015

Local Governments in the Murray electorate will benefit from funding under the Australian Government’s Financial Assistance Grant program in 2015-16. The Australian Government is providing $2.3 billion to Local Governments. Councils in Murray electorate will receive a total of $45,137,485 this financial year. This includes the early payment of $22,600,168. These grants play an impo...Click here for full story

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Funding Available to Help Young Carers Study

August 19, 2015

Federal Member for Murray Dr Sharman Stone is encouraging young carers who are less tham 25 years of age to apply for funding under the 2016 Young Carer Bursary Program.   “The Federal Government is making 333 bursaries available for young carers, worth $3,000 each, to help them continue their education,” Sharman Stone said.   “Young carers play a...Click here for full story

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Apply for New Aged Care Places

August 19, 2015

Applications for the Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR) are open. Aged care providers across the Murray electorate can apply to receive additional Australian Government-funded aged care beds and homecare places. "The ACAR will deliver more residential aged care places and home care places to help meet the demand for aged care across the Murray electorate," Federal Member for Murray, Dr Sharman S...Click here for full story

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No Exemption for Tomatoes

August 19, 2015

The Anti-Dumping Commission (ADC) has made recommendations that organic, cherry and San Marzano tomatoes from Italy should not be exempted from anti-dumping measures already imposed on other preserved tomatoes from Italy.   “The Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister, Karen Andrews, will not exempt these tomatoes from anti-dumping duties imposed when this product enters...Click here for full story

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Vietnam Veterans’ Day

August 18, 2015

Vietnam Veterans’ day is a time where we remember those who fought for Australia in the decade long Vietnam War.   “This year is the 40th anniversary since the ending of the Vietnam War and 53rd anniversary since Australia’s involvement in the war began in 1962. In the Murray electorate we Vietnam Veterans’ Associations which are a tight knit group who, ...Click here for full story

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