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28 October, 2013
REGIONAL Victorians will benefit from a withdrawal of the carbon tax. -That was the message Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie, had while visiting Wangaratta last week. Ms McKenzie said she would be supporting legislation, to be int... Read more
22 October, 2013
The Productivity Commission's public hearing in Melbourne on October 28 will provide key players a chance to respond to an interim report which found that SPC Ardmona's application for emergency assistance was not warranted. The outcome was disap... Read more
24 September, 2013
SENATOR Bridget McKenzie has welcomed her new role as whip of the Nationals Party for the Senate. The party whip is a member of parliament who is elected by their party to take on the role of team manager. See your ad hereEach party has whips wh... Read more
23 September, 2013
LAST week we saw the Labor opposition selectively highlight demographics in an attempt to measure how representative the Abbott-Truss government is. But this does not serve to inform the public of anything substantial. The commentary has focused ... Read more
05 September, 2013
NATIONALS Senator Bridget McKenzie has taken aim at Liberal candidate Greg Bickley for "paying lip service'' to Bendigo jobs.   Senator McKenzie's outburst is another indication the Nationals intend to play hard-ball with their Coalition partner sh... Read more
22 August, 2013
GEOGRAPHY should not be a factor in gaining a higher education, according to Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie. The Senator visited the Mildura campuses of La Trobe University and Sunraysia Institute of TAFE this week to discuss her ... Read more
18 August, 2013
Next up in our Women in Politics series, is Senator Bridget McKenzie. Tall and blonde, Ms McKenzie gained unwanted media attention last year when fellow National Party Senator Barnaby Joyce referred to her in the Senate as “a flash bit of kit.” FROM... Read more
02 August, 2013
THE senator who will become Aboriginal Affairs Minister if a coalition wins the impending federal  election  has   praised the   Gunditjmara  Budj    Bim heritage site,  describing it as "fantastic and wonderful." Senator  Nigel   Scullion, visitin... Read more
30 July, 2013
NATIONALS Senator Bridget McKenzie says Australia needs safeguards against the dumping of cheap imported fruit. Ms McKenzie said under the World Trade Organisation agreement, safeguard measures could be applied to prevent serious and ongoing harm to... Read more
25 July, 2013
YOUNG Bendigo women were encouraged to continue to push for change during yesterday’s Women Showing the Way Forum. The annual event was officially opened by Bendigo-based Nationals senator Bridget McKenzie who addressed student participants from sch... Read more
09 July, 2013
THE last sitting week of the 43rd Australian Parliament was a shambolic disaster. The Nationals’ Senator Bridget McKenzie told The Star recently 55 pieces of legislation were “guillotined” through because the Labor Party had been far more focused o... Read more
25 June, 2013
VICTORIAN Nationals Senator Bridget McKenzie remains dissatisfied with ongoing delays in delivering the federal government’s Farm Finance package to struggling primary producers. During a heated Senate debate on Wednesday, Senator McKenzie attacked ... Read more
05 February, 2013
As the school year begins, many parents will be purchasing internet enabled devices to help their children access information as part of their learning. Many schools will also be providing laptops and these will arrive home with the children th... Read more
06 November, 2012
The heat has been turned up once again on the Federal Government to provide much needed financial support to flood affected farmers in the Joel South region. Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie, has echoed previous calls for support fro... Read more
17 September, 2012
THE current model used to attract and retain doctors in regional areas, including Gippsland, is flawed and should be replaced, according to a Senate Committee Report just released. Past weeks have seen the emergence of various reports, aimed at high... Read more
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