STOCK JOURNAL: Farm finance debate rolls on

 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 federal Agriculture Minister Joe Ludwig demanding he explain why the government was profiteering from the farm assistance package. In late April, Minister Ludwig…

SHEPPARTON NEWS: Plan must benefit all says Senator

Nationals senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie said she hoped a revised Murray-Darling Basin Plan would see regional communities thrive. Delivering the keynote address to Murray River Group of Councils’ Bridging the Border conference, Ms McKenzie focused on the historical flexibility of towns along the Murray River. ‘‘Change is intuitively understood in country Victoria because of…