Often Labor and the Greens wax lyrical about global agendas and targets on a range of issues such as climate change, gay marriage etc. But we never hear a peep out the Left when it comes to the United Nations target to double agricultural production by 2030.
The Nationals plans to build major water infrastructure and to challenge Labor states who impose restrictive vegetation management laws aren’t just about defending our farmers and growing our regional economies; it’s also about delivering on Australia’s global and moral responsibility to help feed and clothe the world.Read more
Equality for women in the workforce and in the political arena won't happen by accident. It will take a concerted effort to mentor and foster the next generation so that our girls can live to expect equality rather than have to demand it.
The NSW Nationals Women’s Council are driving that future by introducing the 2017 Young Nationals Mentoring Program where five mentees will get to experience life in the NSW Parliament.Read more
Earlier this month, I was honoured to have been re-sworn in at Government House with the new title of “Assistant Minister for Health.” Alongside my new ministerial colleagues, Greg Hunt and Ken Wyatt – it was a momentous occasion and a privilege to be forming a new Health Ministers team with Ken being the first Indigenous MP to be elected to the House of Representatives and appointed to the Ministry.Read more
Nationals MP Mark Coulton has backed a Landcare plan to train work-for-the-dole participants in pest animal management in the state’s west.
** Article and image sourced from The Land, 01 February 2017.
Changes are being considered that could save up to $800 million a year on health insurance, according to Assistant Minister for Health and Federal Member for Lyne Dr David Gillespie.
** Article and image sourced from Great Lakes Advocate (Forster and Tuncurry), 06 February 2017.
Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Roads and Transport, Kevin Anderson, announced that Cabonne has received a huge boost to its regional infrastructure with the completion of two major upgrade projects - Gumble Road and Hanover Bridge.
“The NSW Government’s Restart NSW Fixing Country Roads program is very proud to have provided almost a million dollars in funding to these two regional projects, which will be of particular help to local farmers and agricultural companies who rely on these roads for transporting their produce,” Mr Anderson said.Read more