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Growing the Indigenous Business Sector

A re-elected Turnbull Coalition Government will work with Indigenous business leaders to further develop a strong, vibrant Indigenous business sector to ensure that Indigenous Australians share in our agenda for jobs and growth.

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27th May 2016  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Blog: National Sorry Day - healing and reconciliation

On this day - Our National Day of Healing - and every day, I call on all Australians to acknowledge what was lost, and work together in a spirit of reconciliation based on mutual respect.  With optimism and hope, made real by hard work and commitment, we walk together in healing and in reconciliation.

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26th May 2016  |  Comments  |  Blog, Media Releases

Coalition begins rollout of $2.5 billion dams policy in Queensland

Water infrastructure is essential for strengthening the agricultural sector and driving regional jobs and growth. A re-elected Turnbull Coalition Government will invest $150 million to fast-track the feasibility assessment and construction of water infrastructure across Queensland.

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26th May 2016  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Boosting tourism, jobs and growth in the Dandenong Ranges

Tourism is critical to Australia’s economic transition and forms an important part of our national economic plan. That is why a re-elected Turnbull Coalition Government will commit $20 million to improve tourism infrastructure for the Dandenong Ranges. This will include $6.5 million to upgrade the iconic Puffing Billy.

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25th May 2016  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Coalition announces $579m support package for dairy farmers

The Coalition Government has announced a $579 million support package to help Australian dairy farmers who have had their incomes retrospectively cut by dairy processors Murray-Goulburn and Fonterra.

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25th May 2016  |  Comments  |  Blog, Media Releases

Supporting the Bachar Houli Cup and Leadership Program

The Government is providing $625,000 to this proven program which combines culture and sport by engaging Bachar Houli, star Richmond player and AFL Multicultural Ambassador, as a role model and mentor for young people.

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25th May 2016  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Hospice care boost for Geelong

A re-elected Turnbull Coalition Government will help build a new 20 bed community hospice in the Armstrong Creek area of Geelong. The Coalition will provide $5 million for Anam Cara House Geelong to expand its vital work in providing Respite, day hospice and dignified end of life care in a modern, ‘home-like’ environment.

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24th May 2016  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Turnbull Government commits $60 million to Mobile Black Spot Programme

Mobile connectivity is a critical part of daily social and business interaction and it is vital for personal safety. This is as true for people living in remote regions as it is in cities. That is why a re-elected Turnbull Government will invest an additional $60 million in the Mobile Black Spot Programme. The new investment will bring the Coalition’s total investment in eliminating mobile black spots to $220 million.

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24th May 2016  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Announcing the gateways to the NSW South Coast

A re-elected Turnbull Coalition Government will join with the Baird State Government to develop two major new gateways to the Far South Coast of NSW. The joint commitment to expanding the Port of Eden and redeveloping Merimbula Airport will substantially increase interstate and international tourism and trade, driving regional jobs and growth.

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23rd May 2016  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

$30 million to support local parks and environment

A re-elected Turnbull Government will deliver a $30 million funding package to support local parks and environments.

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21st May 2016  |  Comments  |  Media Releases, Podcasts