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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AUSTRALIAN POLITY: The Impact of Technology on Government

http://australianpolity.com/australian-polity/the-impact-of-technology-on-government Volume 5, Issue 2 By Senator Bridget McKenzie, Nationals Senator for Victoria The Internet has transformed society, making it easier to buy goods and access services from around the world. It has also increased the opportunities for companies to minimise or avoid paying tax. The growth of online sports gambling and the increase of…

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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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