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…

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…

$74 MILLION MEDICAL SCHOOLS NETWORK KEEPS RURAL-TRAINED DOCTORS IN RURAL AND REGIONAL AUSTRALIA

The Liberal & Nationals Government’s $74 million investment in the Murray-Darling Medical Schools Network – including $7 million for La Trobe University to offer a new undergraduate degree in Wodonga and Bendigo – will completely change the way country-raised medical students are trained, with rural and regional Australians the big winners. Minister for Regional Services…

REGIONAL PEOPLE CENTRE OF NATS’ AGENDA

The Nationals congratulate Scott Morrison and Josh Frydenberg on their election as Leader and Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party and will continue to work with them to deliver for rural and regional Australia in a Coalition Government. Deputy Prime Minister and Nationals’ Leader Michael McCormack said the people and communities which are represented by…