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FARMERS CALLED ON TO MAKE CASE FOR EXTRA ASSISTANCE

April 22, 2009 Farmers in the Macalister Irrigation District (MID) are being encouraged to submit details about rainfall and the current state of their farms to support the case for the full suite of measures available through Exceptional Circumstances (EC) drought...

LOCALS RALLY BEHIND PENSION CAMPAIGN

April 21, 2009 More than 2650 Gippslanders have sent a message to the Prime Minister to make sure the Government doesn’t back away from its promises to increase pension rates in next month’s budget. The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester has received the...

PRESSURE MOUNTS FOR URGENT PENSION INCREASE

September 23, 2008 The pressure is on Labor backbenchers to stand up for older Gippslanders and support an urgent increase in pension payments, according to The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester. Mr Chester has welcomed the passing of the Opposition’s Bill...

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