Dolphins ready for kick off at Redcliffe Stadium

The Dolphins and Seagulls are ready to battle it out for the Herald Press Cup this Sunday, coinciding with the opening of stage two of the new Rugby League Dolphins Stadium in Redcliffe. Minister for Regional Development, Territories and Local Government John McVeigh said the project will deliver significant economic and social benefits to the…

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Australia wins WTO tobacco plain packaging disputes

Australia has achieved a resounding victory in the World Trade Organization (WTO) tobacco plain packaging disputes. In a report released last night, the WTO rejected all of the claims brought by Honduras, the Dominican Republic, Indonesia and Cuba that Australia's measure is inconsistent with WTO rules. The WTO confirmed Australia's tobacco plain packaging measure is…

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Australia’s food safety a high priority

The Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation will today meet to discuss a range of measures aimed at ensuring a safe and healthy food supply for Australia and New Zealand. The Minister for Rural Health and Chair of the Forum, Senator Bridget McKenzie, said the Forum provides an opportunity to review food…

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Transcript – The National Wrap with Patricia Karvelas

The National Wrap with Patricia KarvelasABC studio, Parliament House Canberra24 June 20189:05pm E&OE Subjects: business tax cuts, live exports, National Energy Guarantee, World Cup coverage and the ABC PATRICIA KARVELAS:Pauline Hanson has flagged she won’t support your tax cuts unless large corporations are reined in, including even the use of overseas call centres. Are you…

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Focus on regions at local government assembly

Minister for Rural Health, Sport and Regional Communications Bridget McKenzie said the Australian Government was committed to working with all levels of government to improve health, physical activity and communications outcomes for people living in regional Australia. Speaking at the Australian Local Government Association’s Annual General Assembly, Minister McKenzie said access to high quality health…

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Transcript ABC Goulburn Murray

TRANSCRIPT ABC Goulburn Murray4 June 20188:35am STEVE MARTIN:Bridget McKenzie is The Nationals Senator for Victoria and Deputy Leader of The National Party and had been booked in to speak with Joseph Thomsen on ABC Goulburn Murray about some local sporting grants and getting more doctors and healthcare professionals into regional Australia and we will get…

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