WHYALLA NEWS: Forum to tackle barriers to education

http://www.whyallanewsonline.com.au/story/3276694/forum-to-tackle-barriers-to-education/ Residents are being encouraged to voice their ideas on how the federal government can better support students to gain a university degree. Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey, senator Bridget McKenzie and education department representatives will host a Regional Higher Education forum in Port Augusta on Monday, August 31. Mr Ramsey said there were barriers…

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Border Mail – Mountain cattle ‘part of heritage’

Photo source: Visit Victoria website  By NATALIE KOTSIOS  MOUNTAIN cattlemen should be recognised nationally as a “living culture”, Victorian senator Bridget McKenzie says. The Nationals senator, who is attending this weekend’s Mountain Cattlemen Association annual get-together at Mitta, has also vowed to keep lobbying the Victorian Labor government to renew cattle grazing trials in the…

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The Land – Regional fund feud flares

BY Colin Bettles  ALLEGATIONS that Labor misused taxpayer dollars when administering the Regional Development Australia Fund (RDAF) have reignited smouldering tensions between the Nationals and former federal independent MPs Tony Windsor and Rob Oakeshott.  The RDAF was established by the former Labor government in the $10 billion deal for regional Australia, securing the support of…

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