Transcript ABC Goulburn Murray

TRANSCRIPT ABC Goulburn Murray4 June 20188:35am STEVE MARTIN:Bridget McKenzie is The Nationals Senator for Victoria and Deputy Leader of The National Party and had been booked in to speak with Joseph Thomsen on ABC Goulburn Murray about some local sporting grants and getting more doctors and healthcare professionals into regional Australia and we will get…

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Successful Tobacco Campaign Continues

Tobacco smoking is the largest preventable cause of death and disease in Australia and the Coalition Government is further committing to reduce the burden on communities. The Minister for Rural Health, Senator Bridget McKenzie is in Alice Springs to launch the next phase of the National Tobacco Campaign and said that smoking related illness devastates…

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Regional satellite television service review

The Minister for Regional Communications, Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie, has today announced a review of the Viewer Access Satellite Television (VAST) service. The VAST service currently delivers free-to-air television to approximately 30,000 travelling Australians, such as grey nomads, and around 200,000 households mainly in regional and remote Australia that do not have access to…

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Budget 2018-19 – Rural health and sport

Stronger Rural Health Strategy delivering high quality care   As the Deputy Leader of The Nationals ensuring that regional and rural Australians can access the 21st century health care is a key priority.  The Coalition is committed to responding to the challenge of ensuring Australia has the right mix of health professionals to deliver high…

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Minister launches Charles Sturt University grants program

Minister for Rural Health, Senator Bridget McKenzie with the Member for Calare, Mr Andrew Gee, have today launched Charles Sturt University’s 2018 Community-University Partnerships Grants program. Through the Community-University Partnerships Grants program, Charles Sturt University provides grants of up to $20,000 to support local cultural, economic and sporting activities,” Mr Andrew Gee said. CSU is…

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2018 Regional Telecommunications Review to commence

Minister for Regional Communications, Senator Bridget McKenzie, has announced the committee who will undertake the next review of telecommunications services in regional, rural and remote areas. The Regional Telecommunications Independent Review Committee (the Committee) is convened every three years to examine regional telecommunication services. Six members have been appointed to the Committee: Mr Sean Edwards…

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