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Media Release - Funding success for Kangaroo Island veteran community - Friday, 28 November 2014

The Kangaroo Island RSL Sub-Branch has secured $9,037 through the Australian Government’s Anzac Centenary Local Grants Programme, to hold a day of community activities on the Island that commemorate the service and sacrifice of Australian servicemen and women in the First World War. This is a great achievement and I congratulate the Sub-Branch on securing funding for a project that will preserve the stories of local servicemen and women for generations to come.Through the grants programme, $125,... »

Transcript - Press Conference, Blue Room, Parliament House - Friday, 28 November 2014

E&OE………………………………………………………………………………………….JAMIE BRIGGS: Thank you for coming along. Can I firstly start by expressing our very, very deep sadness at the passing of Phillip Hughes. It was an unspeakable, horrible event for a young man in the prime of his life, playing the sport that he loves and so many of us love to watch, and dreamed in fact of doing what he was doing. It is truly a tragic day for Australian cricket. Our best goes out to his family and to his friends, all involved in Austral... »

Media Release - The Age wrong on East West Link - Friday, 28 November 2014

The report in today’s Age claiming ‘Canberra to pay compo if East West Link cancelled’ is factually wrong. The payment of $1.5 billion (for both Eastern and Western Sections) was not made under the current National Partnership Agreement, but under the previous memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Victoria.The MOU imposed an additional funding condition on the project – essentially ensuring that the Australian Government will not be meeting the contractual obligations of Victoria if the project... »

Media Release - Audit reveals Labor’s misuse of public funds - Thursday, 27 November 2014

The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) has released a damning report into the former Government’s administration of the Regional Development Australia Fund, which highlights Labor’s waste and mismanagement and total disregard for taxpayers’ money. The report focuses on rounds 3 and 4, where the then Minister for Regional Services, Local Communities and Territories (and now Shadow Health Minister) Catherine King approved a total of $226 million in grant funding for 121 projects.An advisory p... »

Media Release - Cutting unnecessary motor vehicle red tape - Wednesday, 26 November 2014

The Australian Government is getting on with abolishing unnecessary red and green tape by bringing Australian Design Rules (ADRs) into line with international vehicle standards. The reforms announced today are a step towards ensuring that every time a UN Regulation is updated the relevant ADR can be updated automatically, ensuring the latest technology is available in the Australian market as quickly as possible. The automatic adoption of UN Regulations also removes unnecessary layers of bureau... »

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