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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
28 November, 2011
28 November 2011 Warracknabeal families have received an early Christmas gift with news that Federal Government could soon reinstate slashed Take-a-Break funding. Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie has expressed her delight with an “a... Read more
09 November, 2011
09 November 2011 POLITICIANS from both sides of the political divide agree on one thing about the carbon tax – its passing in the federal parliament was historic. The Senate yesterday voted to approve the carbon tax, which will come into effect fr... Read more
08 November, 2011
08 November 2011 NSW WorkCover has investigated complaints of bullying at the National e-Health Transition Authority's Sydney headquarters, and is working with the organisation "to ensure bullying does not take place". The complaints came to light... Read more
07 November, 2011
07 November 2011 Victorian Nationals Senator Bridget McKenzie has welcomed changes to the criteria for the second round of Regional Development Australia Funding. Senator McKenzie said the guidelines had been completely rewritten and the applicatio... Read more
27 October, 2011
27 October 2011 ALLEGATIONS of Australian Labor Party favouritism have surfaced, following the rejection of two key Gippsland projects by the Regional Development Australia Fund. Gippsland Senator Bridget McKenzie questioned the distribution of ab... Read more
21 October, 2011
21 October 2011 STAFF turnover at the National e-Health Transition Authority is "high" at 30 per cent per annum, its chief executive Peter Fleming has conceded, prompting "research" into the reasons. Mr Fleming said employees were talented and work... Read more
21 October, 2011
21 October 2011 The Federal Government is playing down claims the decision on a big defence contract a central Victorian manufacturer is in the running for will be delayed until after Christmas. Thales Australia's Bendigo plant is competing with tw... Read more
20 October, 2011
20 October 2011 Health department chief information officer Paul Madden says draft specifications will be "guaranteed not to change" - except in the case of system errors - during the first two years of operation of the $500 million personally contr... Read more
20 October, 2011
20 October 2011 IT looks like no decision will be made on Thales’ bid for the lucrative LAND 121 Phase 4 defence contract before Christmas. Under questioning from Bendigo-based Nationals Senrator Bridget McKenzie, Defence Materiel Organisation acti... Read more
18 October, 2011
18 October 2011   THE Federal Government says it expects all eligible farmers who applied for exit grants will get their money, although it won't guarantee it. The Government set aside $14 million for the 2011-12 financial year to pay people out ... Read more
12 October, 2011
12 October 2011 About 3500 people passed through the gates at the weekend’s Heathcote Wine and Food Festival, despite the forecast for wet weather. Wine lovers and festival revellers travelled from far and wide to be in Heathcote to indulge in the... Read more
06 October, 2011
6 October 2011 Dairy has become a battleground for the carbon tax debate, with Federal Nationals leader Warren Truss saying the industry will be unfairly disadvantaged. Mr Truss and Nationals Senator Bridget McKenzie raised the issue following a... Read more
05 October, 2011
5 October 2011 No on quotas: Rural Finance chair Sonia Petering, Alexandra Gartmann from the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal and Senator Bridget McKenzie at the rural and regional women's lunch. THERE are more women on boards and in pa... Read more
12 September, 2011
12 September 2011 THE development of a National Carer Strategy and the call for a National Disability Insurance Scheme saw carers across the region voicing their concerns at a workshop held recently. Newly-instated Senator Bridget McKenzie addresse... Read more
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