Entries for November 2012
30 November, 2012
The Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie has used Question Time in the Senate to highlight the Labor Government’s inability to put science before politics.
Senator McKenzie yesterday quizzed the Minister representing the Minister for...
28 November, 2012
The Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie said if the Coalition were elected, it would hold an inquiry to investigate the childcare needs of rural and regional parents.
Senator McKenzie has welcomed the announcement by the Coalition tha...
26 November, 2012
The Government has failed to answer questions on community consultation for NBN towers in two regional Victorian communities during Senate Question Time today, the Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie said.
The Minister for Broadband, Co...
21 November, 2012
Bridget McKenzie, The Nationals Senator for Victoria, has used parliamentary debate into long term sustainable diversion limits within the Murray Darling Basin to highlight the need for recognition of the impact on communities and industries in north...
16 November, 2012
The Coalition Online Safety Working Group has today released its Discussion Paper on Online Safety for Children and is seeking input from parents, schools, young people and industry.
As Victoria’s representative on the Working Group, The Nationa...
12 November, 2012
The Australian Network of Environmental Defender’s Offices have skirted around the issue of environmental watering at a Senate inquiry into two amendments to the Water Act to implement the Murray Darling Basin Plan.
Following questioning by The ...
09 November, 2012
The Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie will attend the Remembrance Day service in Bendigo this Sunday to acknowledge those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defence of our nation.
On the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th mo...
09 November, 2012
The Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie has slammed the Greens for failing to attend yesterday’s Senate inquiry into two amendments to the Water Act.
“Greens leader Christine Milne wants to reach out to rural and regional Australia, y...
07 November, 2012
The Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie is calling on central Victorians to join the Coalition’s Green Army and submit ideas for worthwhile environmental projects.
Through the Coalition’s Environmental Plan, a Green Army of 15,000 young...
05 November, 2012
As the Nationals Senator for Victoria, I have a strong interest in a healthy Murray Darling-Basin and will fight for the wellbeing of Victoria’s irrigation communities.
Over the last fortnight, there have been significant developments i...
02 November, 2012
The Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie has condemned the Gillard Government for failing to respond to questions on natural disaster flood assistance funding in the Senate this week.
“The motion passed in the Senate on Tuesday recogn...
01 November, 2012
In the lead up to Remembrance Day, The Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie is highlighting the Constituent Request Program that allows RSLs and community groups to obtain official Australian flags free of charge for use in their commemora...