The Nationals mark 100 years

The National Party of Australia today officially marked its centenary – making it the second oldest party in the Commonwealth Parliament. The Party commenced a year of centenary events with a commemorative tree dedication at the National Arboretum in Canberra to recognise the Party’s three Prime Ministers and celebrate the strength and resilience of regional…

The Nationals appoint new Federal Director

The Nationals Federal Management Committee has appointed Jonathan Hawkes as the Party’s new Federal Director. Mr Hawkes brings to the role more than 15 years’ experience in state and federal politics in senior campaign and government roles as well as a depth of industry and private sector experience. Working currently as the Senior Communications Manager…

Immediate Financial Support for Bushfire Affected Communities

The Coalition Government will provide an initial and immediate base payment of $1 million to 42 of the most severely bushfire impacted councils in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Queensland to help quickly rebuild vital infrastructure and strengthen community resilience. A further $18 million will be set aside to provide additional support to…

Bushfire Relief and Recovery

Our country is facing devastating and widespread national bushfires. They have been burning throughout the country for months now but today is shaping up as our most challenging day, with a state of emergency declared in NSW and Victoria while Tasmania and South Australia also face significant threats. We are well prepared, well organised and…