Entries for September 2015
23 September, 2015
Applications for grant funding are now open for Round 2 of the Coalition Government’s Rural Research and Development (R&D) for Profit Program.
Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce, and Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie, said up to $50 million in funding was...
21 September, 2015
I would like to extend our sincere gratitude to the beef producers and peak farm bodies who attended the recent senate inquiry hearing in Albury, regarding the effect of market consolidation on the red meat processing sector.
The senate inquiry by the Rural and Regional Affair...
21 September, 2015
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Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie, said she looks forward to working with the new ministers for Education and Training, Simon Birmingham, and Social Services, Christian Porter, to overcome challenges regional students face in accessing a higher education.
17 September, 2015
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Amid the change of Liberal leadership and Prime Ministership, the Nationals turned a regrettable situation into a positive one for regional Australia and my home state of Victoria.
The Nationals team, led by Leader Warren Truss, and Deputy Ba...
16 September, 2015
The Liberal-Nationals Government today launched a website giving students access to performance data of higher education providers, to help them decide where they'd like to study.
Nationals Senator and Chair of the Senate Legislation Education and Employment Committee, Bridget McKenzie,...
15 September, 2015
Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie, says the new Coalition agreement ensures regional Victoria continues to benefit under a Liberal-Nationals government.
Senator McKenzie said the agreement covers a broad range of policy areas related to water, families, access to education, busin...
14 September, 2015
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Nationals Senators have welcomed the introduction of a cap on water buybacks in the Murray-Darling.
“This is a policy that the Nationals fought for in opposition and it's great to see this protection for communities come into law thanks to the election of the ...
02 September, 2015
Nationals Senator for Victoria and chair of the Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee, Bridget McKenzie, says an innovative new mobile app will encourage parents to get more involved in their children’s education.
"The Learning Potential mobile app, recently launched by Mi...