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Ministers of the Infrastructure and Regional Development Portfolio on publication date of 10th January 2018 with approval on 23rd October 2017

20th December 2017 - 26th February 2018
Official portrait of Barnaby Joyce
Member for New England Barnaby Joyce
Deputy Prime Minister Minister for Infrastructure and Transport
20th December 2017 - 26th February 2018
Official portrait of John McVeigh
Member for Groom John McVeigh
Minister for Regional Development, Territories and Local Government
20th December 2017 - 26th February 2018
Official portrait of Matt Canavan
Senator for QLD Matt Canavan
Minister for Resources and Northern Australia
20th December 2017 - 26th February 2018
Official portrait of Paul Fletcher
Member for Bradfield Paul Fletcher
Minister for Urban Infrastructure and Cities

The Infrastructure and Regional Development Portfolio oversees 7 agencies in the 2017-18 budget

Agency2017-18 budget
1 Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development$4,183,033,000
2 Australian Maritime Safety Authority$223,607,000
3 Civil Aviation Safety Authority$183,497,000
4 National Capital Authority$46,453,000
5 Australian Transport Safety Bureau$24,743,000
6 Infrastructure Australia$11,667,000
7 National Transport Commission$10,158,000


Senators for New South Wales
Official portrait of Andrew Bragg
Andrew Bragg Liberal Party of Australia
Official portrait of Concetta Fierravanti-Wells
Concetta Fierravanti-Wells Liberal Party of Australia
Official portrait of Deborah O'Neill
Deborah O'Neill Australian Labor Party
Official portrait of Hollie Hughes
Hollie Hughes Liberal Party of Australia
Official portrait of Jenny McAllister
Jenny McAllister Australian Labor Party
Official portrait of Jim Molan
Jim Molan Liberal Party of Australia
Official portrait of Kristina Keneally
Kristina Keneally Australian Labor Party
Official portrait of Marise Payne
Marise Payne Liberal Party of Australia
Official portrait of Mehreen Faruqi
Mehreen Faruqi Australian Greens
Official portrait of Perin Davey
Perin Davey The Nationals
Official portrait of Tim Ayers
Tim Ayers Australian Labor Party
Official portrait of Tony Sheldon
Tony Sheldon Australian Labor Party
Past Members for Cowper
Official portrait of Luke Hartsuyker
Former Member Luke Hartsuyker
45th Parliament
The Nationals

Official portrait of Pat Conaghan

On behalf of the The Nationals, Sitting Member for Cowper, Pat Conaghan declared 25 interests


The ABS summarises SEIFA scores as measuring people's access to material and social resources, and their ability to participate in society. SEIFA deciles for postcodes in Cowper range between 1 and 4 with an average of:
2.31
PostcodeDecile
GIRRALONG24491
COMARA24401
DIGGERS CAMP24621
HYLAND PARK24481
COWPER24602
CONGARINNI24472
URUNGA24552
JERSEYVILLE24312
GULMARRAD24632
SAWTELL24522
DEER VALE24533
WOOLOWEYAH24643
CORINDI BEACH24563
CORAMBA24504
DARKWOOD24544
EUNGAI CREEK24414

ABS employment data by electorate

11.5% 19.0% 13.8% 13.3% 12.5% 10.7% 5.5% 11.9%
Managers Professionals Technicians/Trades Community/Personal Service Clerical/Admin Sales Machinery Ops/Drivers Labourers

Individual Tax data for postcodes within Cowper

Tax data taken from ATO Taxation statistics 2016–17, Table 6B, 'Selected items, by taxable status, state/territory, postcode and taxable income range'. Housing data from ABS.

*Franking credits for individuals + franking credits for shares in partnerships
Centrelink Recipients $ Income/Returns $ Income B4 Tax $ Income After Tax $ HELP Repaid $ Franking Credit* $ Net Rent % Owned % Mortgaged % Rented
58,682 46,043 4.3628 B 4.1639 B 9.253 M 57.717 M 18.977 M 39.8 26.1 29.7

350 Commonwealth grants totaling $121,265,922 have been published for localities in the electorate of Cowper since Jan 2018 across 29 Categories

CategoryValueNumber
1 INDIGENOUS HEALTH $30,558,725 12
2 AGED CARE $30,530,131 81
3 REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT $25,370,083 50
4 INDIGENOUS EMPLOYMENT AND BUSINESS $6,646,203 3
5 NATIONAL SECURITY $5,551,000 3
6 INDIGENOUS EDUCATION $5,060,695 11
7 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT $3,421,171 54
8 HUMANITIES $3,252,235 8
9 CHILD CARE $3,098,799 40
10 INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES $2,239,688 6
11 BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT $1,696,992 2
12 NATURAL RESOURCES - CONSERVATION AND PROTECTION $1,085,433 8
13 COMMUNITY SAFETY $1,007,745 3
14 SERVICES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES $330,859 4
15 HEALTH PROMOTION AND PREVENTION PROGRAMS $314,303 2
16 FARMING $283,690 4
17 VETERANS $171,332 12
18 RURAL DEVELOPMENT $136,400 1
19 INDUSTRY INNOVATION $135,487 10
20 CARERS OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES $127,916 2
21 EDUCATION SUPPORT $70,000 2
22 SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH $54,500 5
23 INDIGENOUS ARTS AND CULTURE $31,285 13
24 COMMEMORATIVE $29,600 8
25 SCIENCE $22,000 1
26 MULTICULTURALISM $15,000 1
27 LEGAL SERVICES $14,050 2
28 HERITAGE $5,600 1
29 PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS $5,000 1

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FIRE AND RESCUE NSW FIREFIGHTER CHAMPIONSHIPS ASSOCIATION
Cowper  $18,260
Address Dorrigo 2453 NSW AUSTRALIA ABN: 50346513870
Portfolio Infrastructure and Regional Development
Agency Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
Program Regional Development
Component Stronger Communities Program
CategoryRegional Development Targeted or Restricted Competitive
PurposeThe project will purchase and restore vintage fire engines and associated historical paraphernalia. This will enable serving and retired Fire & Rescue NSW members to participate in the cultural and historical project for public displays.
ActivityHistorical Fire Fighting Assets Purchase and Restoration
Delivery Area 2340 NSW AUSTRALIA
ApprovedPublishedStartEndBudget
23 Oct 201710 Jan 201809 Jan 201807 Mar 2019 2017-18