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Entries for June 2013

28 June, 2013
Nationals Victorian Senator Bridget McKenzie has condemned the Rudd Government for voting against acknowledging three international environmental conservation treaties to which Australia is already a signatory. The treaties all recognise sustainable... Read more
20 June, 2013
The Federal Government has given a Senate Inquiry into the Australian Education Bill just three days and has refused to allow time for hearings. Victorian Nationals Senator Bridget McKenzie said this move came after the Federal Government gagged deb... Read more
19 June, 2013
Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie says debt-stressed farmers are no closer to knowing if they’ll get help through concessional loans that the Labor Federal Government announced two months ago. Senator McKenzie today asked Agriculture M... Read more
07 June, 2013
The Government needs to ‘pick up the phone’ and instruct the Productivity Commission to initiate emergency safeguard action to protect fruit processor SPC, after the Commission chairman confirmed in response to questioning from Nationals Senator Brid... Read more
06 June, 2013
Treasury officials appearing before Senate Estimates have vindicated claims by State and Territory agriculture ministers last weekend that the Gillard Government is seeking to turn a profit from its proposed Farm Assistance package, according to Vi... Read more
05 June, 2013
The Nationals have endorsed a plan which would close a tax loophole giving foreign retailers a ten per cent price advantage over local Australian retailers, according to Victorian Nationals Senator, Bridget McKenzie .  “At the moment foreign retail... Read more
04 June, 2013
In concerning news for thousands of workers and growers dependent on the viability of SPC Ardmona in Shepparton, Canberra bureaucrats quizzed by Victorian Nationals Senator Bridget McKenzie in Budget Estimates hearings on Tuesday confirmed the Gill... Read more
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