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21 May, 2012
CYBER safety was in the spotlight this week. The Coalition Online Safety Working Group visited Bendigo on Thursday to hear from primary and secondary students, education and sports officials, and representatives from the justice system. Nationals ... Read more
17 May, 2012
Thank you to regional Victorian volunteers who donate their time to help others. During National Volunteer Week (May 14-20), I encourage everyone to take a moment to acknowledge those people who selflessly donate their time and skills. More than si... Read more
14 May, 2012
14 May 2012 SENIOR National politicians have pitched their case to win Bendigo’s federal political seat. Federal Nationals leader Warren Truss addressed the party’s state conference in Bendigo on Saturday. He said “Bendigo deserves better” and vo... Read more
17 April, 2012
"UNBELIEVABLE" fee hikes are forcing small exporters out of business, the owners of a Northern Rivers nursery have told Federal Nationals leader Warren Truss. Mr Truss spent yesterday afternoon at Ellison Horticultural at Rous, near Alstonville. Ow... Read more
15 April, 2012
FEDERAL Nationals leader Warren Truss will take the Nationals parliamentary team on a two-day blitz of the Richmond and Page electorates, starting on Monday. "It will start with a party room meeting in Tweed Heads then take to the road through both ... Read more
15 March, 2012
THREE coalition senators have moved that the Labor government be more proactive in addressing the worsening shortage of agriculture graduates and skilled workers. Senators Fiona Nash, Chris Back and Bridget McKenzie introduced the motion that was... Read more
05 March, 2012
6 March 2012 FEDERAL Liberal leader Tony Abbott fell short of guaranteeing defence contracts for Thales during a visit to Bendigo yesterday. Mr Abbott toured the defence manufacturer’s facilities and announced a veterans’ affairs policy during his ... Read more
20 February, 2012
Nationals Victorian Senator, Bridget McKenzie, is accusing the Federal Government of inconsistency on alpine cattle grazing. Last year the Victorian Government reintroduced grazing in the Alpine National Park in a trial to see if it reduced fire fue... Read more
10 February, 2012
TODAY'S Murray Darling Basin Authority public forum in Mildura has run over time. MDBA chairman Craig Knowles and Federal Water Minister Tony Burke agreed to stay back after the scheduled finishing time of 5pm to continue discussions with local i... Read more
27 January, 2012
BENDIGO’S Lake Weeroona turned on the charm for yesterday’s Australia Day celebrations. The crowd basked in the sunshine as City of Greater Bendigo mayor Alec Sandner welcomed 19 new Australian citizens and presented awards to Citizen of the Ye... Read more
25 January, 2012
An Australia Day speaker in Bendigo tomorrow, Senator Bridget McKenzie has seen her fair share of Victoria in recent days. By Annette Gregson Senator McKenzie was in Echuca on Monday catching up on local issues with Member for Rodney Paul Weller,... Read more
17 January, 2012
Reports that Strathmerton house prices have fallen by 43 per cent since release of controversial Murray Darling Basin Plan By Jess Craig     House prices in Strathmerton have reportedly been affected by the Murray Darling Basin Plan according to ... Read more
12 December, 2011
10 December 2011 NATIONALS MP Bridget McKenzie describes marriage “as between a man and a woman”. The Bendigo-based senator made the comments about marriage in the wake of the Labor party endorsing same-sex marriages. She said she was an advocate ... Read more
07 December, 2011
7 December 2011 To say Federal Member for Murray Sharman Stone is disappointed following the release of the Murray-Darling Basin Authority’s draft environmental plan last week would be an understatement. Dr Stone said the plan showed, ‘‘they still ... Read more
06 December, 2011
6 December 2011 A tomato farm in Rochester was one of the farms in the Murray-Darling Basin region to receive a visit from opposition water spokesperson Senator Barnaby Joyce last week, as part of a three-day trip to talk to farmers following the re... Read more
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