SPEECH: Federal Court ruling supports Nationals push to give forestry industry certainty

Watch here. Senator McKENZIE (Victoria—Leader of the Nationals in the Senate) (13:47): Today, the drums of democracy are beating loudly for our native forest industry as this week a full bench of the Federal Court upheld the appeal of VicForests against the action by Friends of Leadbeater’s Possum following the years of uncertainty Justice Mortimer’s finding…

Australia Post Senate Inquiry: Senator McKenzie questions Australia Post chair

Senator McKenzie questions Australia Post’s chair Lucio Di Bartolomeo regarding Australia Post’s history of purchasing lavish gifts (ie cars and tickets to the Olympics) compared to the watches purchased by former CEO Christine Holgate to reward senior executives for securing a Bank@Post deal that ensured the financial sustainability of more than 2500 licensed post offices…

Australia Post Senate Inquiry: Senator McKenzie questions former CEO Christine Holgate

Senator McKenzie questions former CEO Christine regarding the gifting of Cartier watches, confirming she acted within authority. As well as Australia Post services in the regions including the Bank@Post deal which secured the financial sustainability of more than 2500 rural and regional licensed post offices and providing essential services to communities. Watch here.