McKenzie opens Wangaratta Regional Study Centre

More students from Wangaratta and the North East will have the opportunity to participate in higher education in their local community thanks to a $6.8 million Australian Government investment. The Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie, Chair of the Senate Standing Committee on Education and Employment, today opened the new Wangaratta Regional Study Centre, which…

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McKenzie welcomes ABC regional streaming

The Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie, a vocal advocate for increased online streaming of ABC’s regional content, today welcomed the ABC’s announcement that it will stream an additional 14 regional services online and on mobile. Senator McKenzie, who has highlighted in Senate Estimates and other forums the need for ABC to stream its regional…

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McKenzie calls on Greens to stop demonising licensed firearms owners

The Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie said today the demonisation of licensed and responsible firearms owners by the Greens must stop, following the tabling of the Senate’s Inquiry into the ability of Australian law enforcement authorities to eliminate gun related violence in Australia. Senator McKenzie said the report, tabled today, found that only four hundredths…

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Shooting stars to attend first Parliamentary Friends of Shooting on Monday night

The Parliamentary Friends of Shooting will host its first event on Monday night at Parliament House in Canberra, with Olympic and Commonwealth champions Michael Diamond and Laetisha Scanlon to attend as special guests. The Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie was the driving force behind the creation of the Parliamentary Friends of Shooting. Guests will hear from six-time…

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Red meat market consolidation to be investigated

The Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie today moved a motion that will see the Senate investigate the effect of market consolidation on the red meat processing sector. Senator McKenzie, working in consultation with her National Party colleagues, local producers and key industry groups, was the driving force behind drafting the terms of reference and moving the motion. Senator McKenzie…

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