ELIMINATING MOBILE PHONE BLACK SPOTS

It's great to support the launch of Round 2 of the Coalition Government's mobile Black Spot Programme, an important step in the Governments mission to improve telecommunication services and infrastructure throughout regional, rural and remote Austrralia. The competitive selection process, which allows telecomminications companies to bid for their share of $60 million to instal new coverage,…

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WELCOME TO THE NEW LOOK NATS

The National Party has a long and proud record of achievement for Australia particularly Regional Australia. Under Warren Truss’ leadership, membership of the party substantially increased and has left the party in a great position going forward with new leader Barnaby Joyce and Deputy, Fiona Nash. “This is a great time to be a member…

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THE SUCCESSFUL RELUCTANT LEADER

                              A lot of tributes have been given today to Warren Truss, retiring leader of the National Party and without exception they are well deserved. Warren took over the leadership at a time when many were predicting the demise of the National Party. After eight years as leader, the numbers have almost doubled, quite an…

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SUPPORTING REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT POLICY

National Senator for Victoria, Senator Bridget McKenzie today applauded the upcoming revampedregional development policy to be crafted by the Coalition Government this year. The policy, announced by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss and Assistant Minister Michael McCormack will set out a long term vision for regional Australia. Mr…

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FACTS SHOULD BE THE KEY TO EDUCATION REPORT SAYS DEPUTY CHAIR

Deputy Chair of the Education and Employment Reference Committee, Nationals Senator Bridget McKenzie said Coalition Senators are providing additional information to the main report to ensure fair accounting regarding levels of Commonwealth funding. “What is not spelt out in the report is that although the Commonwealth provides a substantial financial contribution to school education, it…

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Media release: More support for financial counselling in drought-hit Victorian communities

Victorian farmers battling drought will continue to be supported by free financial counselling with an extra $420,000 for Rural Financial Counselling Service (RFCS) providers across the state, Nationals Senator Bridget McKenzie said. Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce, today announced $1.8 million to extend financial counselling assistance for up to 500 additional drought…

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