Budget 2020: Ministerial Statement on Rural and Regional Budget Outcomes

BUDGET 2020: Ministerial Statement on Rural and Regional Budget Outcomes Mr Speaker, Our Government has stood with regional Australia through its most difficult times. We will stand with them as we face the COVID recession. Australia’s regions have always supported the growth of our nation. This address reflects the Morrison-McCormack Government’s view that a thriving…

BUDGET 2020: The Nationals In Government Deliver for Regional Australia

The Nationals in Government will continue supporting job-creating, economy-boosting infrastructure, as part of our Economic Recovery Plan for Australia, rebuilding our economy to secure regional and rural Australia’s future. The Nationals in Government are delivering a record $110 billion transport infrastructure program and $3.5 billion rolling water infrastructure fund to support local jobs and businesses…

BUDGET 2020: Backing Our Regions

The 2020–21 Budget locks in more investment, jobs and a secure future for our regional communities, ensuring they remain a great place to live, work, invest and raise a family. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said this year’s Budget would provide support for regional Australia as it…

BUDGET 2020: Building 21st Century Water Infrastructure

An additional $2 billion will be invested in new water infrastructure projects as part of the Budget, demonstrating the Morrison-McCormack Government’s ongoing commitment to supporting and investing in regional communities through drought, bushfires, floods and COVID-19. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the additional funding more than…

BUDGET 2020: Federal Budget Prioritises Life-Saving Road Safety Investments

The Australian Government is directly investing $2 billion in the 2020-21 Budget towards road safety initiatives, continuing efforts to reduce road trauma in Australia. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said working towards zero fatalities and serious injuries on Australian roads was a core priority for the Government,…

INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT LAYING THE FOUNDATIONS FOR AUSTRALIA’S ECONOMIC RECOVERY

The Hon Michael McCormack MP Deputy Prime Minister Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Leader of The Nationals Federal Member for Riverina   The Hon Alan Tudge MP Minister for Population, Cities and Urban Infrastructure Federal Member for Aston   INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT LAYING THE FOUNDATIONS FOR AUSTRALIA’S ECONOMIC RECOVERY The Morrison-McCormack Government will continue…

Congratulations to the CLP

The Federal President of The Nationals Mr Larry Anthony has today congratulated CLP Opposition Leader Lia Finocchiaro on her outstanding Territory election campaign. With counting continuing, the CLP have won at least 4 seats, doubling their representation in the NT Parliament. Mr Anthony said that while Labor and Chief Minister Michael Gunner had been returned…

Securing regional Australia’s future

Statement from the Leader of the Nationals and Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon Michael McCormack MP: The Economic and Fiscal Update today has demonstrated two very important things. The first is the full scale of how COVID-19 has affected Australia’s finances. The second is that regional Australia has remained front and centre of the Government’s…

The Nationals help deliver win for cattle industry

Today’s decision by the Commonwealth not to appeal against the Federal Court of Australia’s decision in Brett Cattle Company Pty Ltd v Minister for Agriculture is an outcome The Nationals in Government fought hard to secure. Deputy Prime Minister and Leader of the Nationals Michael McCormack welcomed confirmation by the Attorney-General of the Commonwealth’s acceptance…