Get Serious On Water, Back Moratorium

Enough is enough. Victorian Nationals stand united to fight for the right of Victorian irrigation communities to access sustainable and affordable water, to prevent further devastating social and economic impacts. In a powerful joint statement, Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie, Nationals Member for Nicholls, Damian Drum, Nationals Member for Mallee, Anne Webster, and Victorian…

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Bank watchdog confirms banks have No Lawful Grounds to reject firearms industry

The banking watchdog has confirmed banks have no lawful grounds to discriminate against licenced firearm traders. Nationals Senate Leader Bridget McKenzie questioned the banking regulator Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) through senate estimates following cases where banks have denied loans to licenced and law-abiding firearm businesses. “There have been a number of discriminatory lending practices…

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Smart farming investment to yield positives

The Federal Government is investing more than $5 million – including $308,250 in Indi – to help equip farmers with new skills and knowledge to improve sustainability and their bottom line. Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie welcomed the announcement, saying Victorian farmers have always been early adopters of new technologies. “These recently funded projects…

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$9 MILLION BOOST FOR COUNCILS IN INDI

All Indi’s nine Local Government Areas will be supported as part of the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s $1.8 billion boost for road and community projects through local governments across Australia. The investment of more than $9 million will support local jobs and businesses and boost local economies struggling under the effects of COVID-19. Indi-based…

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