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Entries for November 2011

30 November, 2011
Victorian Nationals Senator Bridget McKenzie listened in amazement in Bendigo this morning as the Federal Minister for Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government, Simon Crean spoke about new opportunities for economic diversificati... Read more
29 November, 2011
Phone and internet users throughout regional Victoria have been given an extra opportunity to have their say on the telecommunications their area needs, Bridget McKenzie, Nationals Senator for Victoria, said today. The Regional Telecommunications I... Read more
28 November, 2011
Victorian Nationals Senator Bridget McKenzie is calling for more certainty in the wake of today’s announcement by the Murray Darling Basin Authority that a total of about 2 750 billion litres will be taken from farming and allocated to environmental ... Read more
25 November, 2011
Senator Bridget McKenzie, Nationals Senator for Victoria, today expressed delight with an about-face from the Gillard Government to restore funding for Victoria’s occasional childcare services. Yesterday Labor joined with the Coalition, Greens and ... Read more
24 November, 2011
The Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie, says the co-location of primary health care services at Mansfield District Hospital makes medical as well as financial sense. Senator McKenzie and the Member for Benalla, the Member for Benalla,... Read more
24 November, 2011
The Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie, says all Central Victorians, but especially men and boys, should swear an oath 'never to commit, excuse or remain silent about violence against women’ on White Ribbon Day tomorrow, 25 November. ... Read more
09 November, 2011
"The Labor Government is out of touch and disconnected with the impact that Australia’s new carbon tax will have on horticulture industries, production and industry development in the Goulburn Valley and its promised assistance package of $200 millio... Read more
09 November, 2011
The Labor Government is out of touch and disconnected with the impact that Australia’s new carbon tax will have on jobs in the Latrobe Valley and its promised assistance package of $200 million will be well short of what’s required,” according to Nat... Read more
08 November, 2011
During Question time today in the Senate, the Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie, asked Minister Wong about the socio-economic impact of the of the Gillard Government’s carbon tax on regional communities. “Can the Minister confirm wha... Read more
08 November, 2011
Victorian Nationals Senator Bridget McKenzie has welcomed changes to Round 2 Regional Development Australia Funding criteria and is encouraging the department to distribute money fairly to projects throughout all of regional Victoria. “The criteria ... Read more
04 November, 2011
The Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie, today condemned Labor’s carbon tax, emphasising the devastating impact it will have on regional Victoria. “For a start, we know there will be a price hike on electricity of at least 10 per cent, b... Read more
03 November, 2011
The Government has today forced the Senate to cut short debate on the carbon tax legislation, reducing the time available for Senators to speak to the carbon tax bills. Joining forces with the Greens, the Government rammed through an amendment to th... Read more
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