ANNUAL MINISTERIAL INFRASTRUCTURE STATEMENT

I am very pleased to deliver the Government’s second Annual Infrastructure Statement on behalf of the Prime Minister.   In my role as Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, I am particularly proud of the significant progress that has been made over the past twelve months delivering the critical infrastructure needed in every state and…

Driving profitability through better infrastructure for beef & cattle industry

A new report has underlined the importance of investment in supply chain infrastructure as a crucial factor in the ability of Australia’s beef and cattle industry to capture the significant opportunities presented by increasing food demand in Asia. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, Warren Truss, and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources,…

Drought assistance extended to three more regions

THE drought-affected communities of Richmond and Barcoo in Queensland and Coonamble in New South Wales, are now eligible to participate in the Australian Government’s new Drought Communities Programme to assist in building much-needed infrastructure. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said the Drought Communities Programme had been introduced to…

Liberal Party Leadership

They say a day is a long time in politics, and a week is an eternity. Never has this been truer than after the events of the past 24 hours, which has seen the election of a new Prime Minister. On behalf of The Nationals, I congratulate Malcolm Turnbull on his elevation as Leader of…

Address to The Nationals Federal Conference 2015

Scott Mitchell, Federal Director Acknowledgements: Christine Ferguson, our Federal President and the Federal Executive Warren Truss, our Deputy Prime Minister and your parliamentary colleagues Nationals and friends Make no mistake: The coming election is going to be the toughest we’ve fought – And the most important we’ve fought. Australia is at a crossroads. And regional…