Govt fails to answer NBN consultation questions, refers to cuddly koalas instead

The Government has failed to answer questions on community consultation for NBN towers in two regional Victorian communities during Senate Question Time today, the Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie said. The Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy Stephen Conroy was at a complete loss when questioned about proposed sites at Buninyong and…

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Senate considers Murray Darling Basin sustainable diversion limits

Bridget McKenzie, The Nationals Senator for Victoria, has used parliamentary debate into long term sustainable diversion limits within the Murray Darling Basin to highlight the need for recognition of the impact on communities and industries in northern Victoria of the forthcoming Murray Darling Basin Plan.   The Senate’s Environment and Communications Committee tabled a report…

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Government fails Joel Joel community

The Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie has condemned the Gillard Government for failing to respond to questions on natural disaster flood assistance funding in the Senate this week.   “The motion passed in the Senate on Tuesday recognised the Attorney-General had failed to answer legitimate questions regarding their treatment of Category C funding applicants…

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