MEDIA STATEMENT

The Women of the National Party stand with the Australians who have raised concerns regarding violence against women, unsafe workplaces, and the perceived lack of justice for those who have endured sexual assault. We are proud to strongly represent the women of regional Australia, and by already being in Parliament and in the room, we…

Investing in Indi’s smart farmers

Indi to share in $6.48 million Smart Farms Small Grants funding Projects focus on supporting Australian farmers to adopt innovative practices that increase farm productivity, profitability and protection of natural resources management The Liberal and Nationals Government continues to back farmers in north-east Victoria by helping them adopt the next generation of sustainable farming practices…

Putting communities at the heart of the Basin Plan

The Morrison-McCormack Government is delivering on its commitment to focus on off-farm projects to recover environmental water in the Murray-Darling Basin. Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia, Keith Pitt, is announcing the Water Efficiency Program (WEP) will close and be replaced by a water saving program that does not impact farmers’ water entitlements. “My…

Grants to improve the health of rivers and wetlands in the Murray–Darling Basin

Basin farmers, landholders and community organisations in Victoria will be able to apply for a share of $6 million in grants to deliver practical on-ground projects that improve the health of rivers and wetlands in the Murray–Darling Basin. Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia, Keith Pitt, said the $20 million Murray–Darling Healthy Rivers Program…

Economic development grants put communities and jobs at the heart of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan

Communities throughout the Murray-Darling Basin can now apply for a share of $34 million in grants to stimulate job growth and boost economic development under the third round of the Economic Development Program (EDP). Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia, Keith Pitt, said the third round of the EDP, which opens from this Wednesday…

Up and Atom

THE Nationals Senate Team has decided to move amendments to the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) so that it can invest in all technologies that can reduce emissions. Nationals Senate Leader, Senator McKenzie stated “The National Party Senators back our agricultural, manufacturing and mining sectors and will continue to do everything we can to ensure…