ONE-STOP-SHOP FOR INLAND RAIL

To maximise local employment benefits of the Inland Rail, for an important section of the 1,700kms Brisbane to Melbourne route, the Federal Liberal and Nationals’ Government has announced it will be establishing a ‘One-Stop-Shop’. It comes after the preferred construction contractor for the Parkes to Narromine section of the Inland Rail – the INLink Joint…

NATS WELCOME ENERGY REPORT

The Nationals welcome today’s report from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) into Australia’s national electricity market. The report provides a blueprint to reduce household energy bills and secure power reliability. Spanning some 400 pages and providing 56 recommendations, the Liberal and Nationals’ Government will now consider this substantial report in detail. The Nationals…

STATEMENT FROM THE NATIONALS ON TAX CUTS

The Liberals and Nationals’ Government has today achieved another significant outcome in further delivering on our plans to provide economic growth and job creation on which we were elected. Passing our $144 billion personal tax cut package represents a clear point of difference between our Government and the poor Labor alternative. At each stage of…

SENATOR STEVE MARTIN JOINS THE NATIONALS

In a big win for the people of Tasmania, Senator Steve Martin has today joined The Nationals, giving the State another voice for regional communities in Government. Nationals’ Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack, who welcomed Senator Steve Martin to the party in Devonport today, said his small business, Local Government and agricultural background…

Budget

BUDGET 2018

Our plan for a stronger economy is securing a fair share to build a stronger regional Australia. This means we can provide tax relief to reward hard working regional Australians and invest in local infrastructure, industry and family businesses to grow communities and create more jobs. It also means we can guarantee the essential services…