NATIONALS ENDORSE MILES HANNEMANN FOR BARKER

Keith businessman Miles Hannemann has been endorsed as The Nationals Candidate for Barker. Community minded, Miles is currently serving a second term on the Tatiara District Council and is a former member of the SES and the South Australian Ambulance Service. Miles has a particular interest in Community and Regional Development, bridging the Country/City divide…

CRIMINALISING EXTREME ACTIVISTS FOR INCITING TRESPASS

All Australians rely on farmers and our agriculture industry every day, to supply our food requirements. Agriculture is a $60 billion industry, employing thousands of Australians in rural and regional Australia. More than 70% of our agricultural produce is exported, earning valuable income for the nation and helping improve our living standards. Attacks on our…

LABOR’S ‘JUST’ TRANSITION PLAN

Labor must come clean about the true scale of its plans to destroy regional jobs and traditional Australian industries under its so-called ‘Just Transition’ plan. Labor wants to create jobs in a new bureaucracy whose sole purpose is to wind up jobs in our regional centres and rural communities. Labor has promised to create a…

Labor will drive up the cost of vehicles

Labor’s plan for 50% of electric vehicles by 2030 would cripple regional Australia because: The greater distances required to travel between charging The inability of electric cars to carry loads, tow trailers or boats The lack of model options to suit agriculture or mining, the main employing industries in regional Australia Their strict vehicle emissions…

LABOR’S RETIREE TAX

Labor wants to abolish tax refunds on share dividends. When retirees and low income earners get a refund on share dividends, it’s because the tax has already been paid by the company. Under Labor, retirement savings would be taxed three times – going into super, in the fund and then again in retirement. This is…

LABOR’S ELECTRICITY TAX

Labor wants to raise Australia’s emissions reduction target to 45% – far beyond our international commitment of 26-28%. This would require Australia to go far beyond the rest of the world. Bill Shorten also wants to replicate South Australian Labor’s 50% renewables target on a national level. Labor’s policies would mean higher power prices and…

KATRINA HODGKINSON FOR GILMORE

An infectious passion for her community and two decades’ experience will be drawn upon as former NSW Government Minister Katrina Hodgkinson launched her campaign as The Nationals’ candidate for Gilmore. Joining Katrina in Moruya today, Deputy Prime Minister and Nationals’ Leader Michael McCormack said he is delighted Katrina will contest the seat of Gilmore for…

SCULLION A CHAMPION FOR THE COUNTRY: NATS

A down-to-Earth style and fearless advocacy for country people is the hallmark of Nigel Scullion’s legacy from almost two decades of service in the Senate, The Nationals say. Paying tribute to the retiring Minister for Indigenous Affairs and Senator for the Northern Territory, Nationals’ Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack said Senator Scullion’s political…