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Mitchell Youth Leadership Forum 2019

Thursday, 28 November 2019

Mr HAWKE (Mitchell—Minister for International Development and the Pacific and Assistant Defence Minister) (10:32): I want to join with the member for Cowan in endorsing our young people. It's a pleasure today to rise and speak with pride about the Mitchell Youth Leadership Forum.

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Backing our Farmers - Now

Thursday, 21 November 2019

Help for Farming Families

• Providing more than 12,800 farming families with over $105,000 each to cope with the pressures of the drought. Plus an additional $3,000 to eligible affected households experiencing hardship.

• Farmers and their partners have access to oneon-one meetings with their Farm Household Case Officer, a healthcare card, rent assistance, and pharmaceutical, telephone and remote area allowances.

• Access to interest and repayment free loans for farming families, which can save farmers up to $151,600 each year in repayments.

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