MORE HELP FOR DROUGHT-AFFECTED FARMERS

Direct assistance and concessional loans to aid drought-stricken farmers across the nation will increase to $1.8 billion as part of the next phase of the Coalition Government’s drought package. The Liberal-Nationals Government has today announced additional funding for local infrastructure in drought-affected areas, new tax breaks for farmers, the appointment of a National Drought Coordinator…

NATS SALUTE LOCAL CHAMPION LUKE HARTSUYKER

The Nationals have thanked and congratulated Cowper MP Luke Hartsuyker who has today announced his plans to retire at the next Federal Election. Deputy Prime Minister and Nationals’ Leader Michael McCormack and Deputy Nationals’ Leader Bridget McKenzie praised Mr Hartsuyker’s achievements for the Cowper electorate over 17 years as its local MP. Luke Hartsuyker’s advocacy…

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 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…

Sky Muster users set to receive 50 per cent more peak data

Sky Muster users set to receive 50 per cent more peak data 27 June 2017 Joint media release The Hon Fiona Nash, Minister for Regional Communications Deputy Leader of the Nationals The Hon Mitch Fifield, Minister For Communications, Minister for the Arts The Coalition Government today announced Sky Muster satellite users are expected to receive around…

$5 million to strengthen agricultural leadership

  • Applications open on 5 April for the Coalition Government’s $5 million Leadership in Agricultural Industries Fund to develop leadership capacity and capability within agricultural industries. • Australian agricultural peak industry representative bodies can apply for funding to support initiatives that build leadership skills within their sector. • Applications close Wednesday 17 May, 2017.…

Regional Australia Ministerial Taskforce

Senator the Hon Fiona Nash Minister for Regional Development Minister for Local Government and Territories Minister for Regional Communications Deputy Leader of The Nationals Wednesday, 15 March 2017 Regional Australia Ministerial Taskforce I’m so pleased to let you know the Coalition Government has a new Regional Australia Ministerial Taskforce chaired by the Prime Minister. The…