Nationals Senator backs Family Business Day

The Nationals Patron Senator for Bendigo Bridget McKenzie is calling on residents to show their support for local family-run businesses for National Family Business Day. The Federal Coalition will move a notice of motion today, acknowledging the role that family businesses play in shaping the social, economic and cultural fabric of Australia. “Family businesses, much…

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NBN rollout disappoints regional Victorians

The Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie said the Gillard Government’s NBN rollout had again disappointed regional Victorians and failed to meet raised expectations. Senator McKenzie has used a speech in the Senate this week to highlight Labor’s mismanagement of the scheme. “The government’s plan to revolutionise internet delivery is costing more and taking longer…

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Senator McKenzie attacks Gillard Government record

The Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie has this week attacked the Gillard Government’s pattern of broken promises, raised expectations and unfunded commitments in a speech in the Senate. “When the government makes commitments to the people of regional Victoria, they have every right to expect these assurances will be kept,” Senator McKenzie said. “Before…

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