The Agricultural Visa would help us feed the world

The Agricultural Visa would help us feed the world The Hon. David Littleproud MP Member for Maranoa Leader of The Nationals Friday 1st July 2022   The Leader of the Nationals, David Littleproud said the Agricultural Visa would go a long way to help Australia feed the world, if only the Labor Government would listen…

The evidence is mounting

The evidence is mounting   The Hon. David Littleproud MP Member for Maranoa Leader of The Nationals   Friday 1st July 2022   An International Energy Agency (IEA) report released supports the Nationals opinion that nuclear power could be an important part of the mix if the world is going to achieve net zero emissions.…

Giving back to older Australians and our veterans

Giving back to older Australians and our veterans   The Hon. David Littleproud MP Member for Maranoa Leader of The Nationals Monday 27th June 2022   The Leader of the Nationals, David Littleproud wants older and Australians and our veterans to be able to earn more money without any penalty to their pensions. Mr Littleproud…

It’s time for national leadership on Australia’s energy

It’s time for national leadership on Australia’s energy   The Hon. David Littleproud MP Member for Maranoa Leader of The Nationals Wednesday 8th June 2022   The leader of the Nationals, David Littleproud has written to Prime Minister, Anthony Albanese and called for a National Energy Summit to find solutions to Australia’s long-term energy needs.…

Nationals team for the future

The Hon. David Littleproud MP Member for Maranoa Leader of The Nationals   Sunday 5th June 2022   Nationals team for the future   The federal leader of the Nationals, David Littleproud has released his revitalised Shadow Ministry team. David Littleproud said the Shadow Ministry targets generational renewal while drawing on the experience of two…

$5.5 million to progress Muswellbrook’s Olympic Park

A re-elected Coalition Government will provide $5.5 million to construct a grandstand and improve amenities at Muswellbrook’s Olympic Park, including new change rooms to cater for growing participation from women. Nationals Candidate for Hunter James Thomson said the goal was to attract regional sporting events to the area. “Olympic Park is already an important sporting…

$20 million to grow innovative AgriPark precinct at Wagga Wagga

 A re-elected Coalition Government will invest $20 million to grow the AgriPark precinct at Charles Sturt University’s Wagga Wagga campus to build research and industry collaboration across the agriculture sector.  Minister for Regional Education, Bridget McKenzie said along with investment by Charles Sturt University, the $37.5 million project will deliver an ecosystem where innovation and…

Charles Sturt University receives Regional Research Collaboration funding

 The Coalition Government will invest more than $3.9 million in Charles Sturt University to develop a training hub to protect Australia’s agricultural industry.  Minister for Regional Education, Bridget McKenzie said a total of more than $19 million is being invested in a range of projects to boost the research capabilities of Australia’s regional universities and,…

$25 million to build Central Queensland Inland Port

The Coalition Government is providing $25 million towards the supply of water critical for the development of a new industrial precinct 20 kilometres from Emerald. The funding will support the proposed Yamala Enterprise Area (YEA) intermodal and industrial precinct which will turbocharge Central Queensland’s economy, creating more jobs and industries. The YEA is only feasible…

8.3 million to upgrade facilities at Yipirinya School in Alice Springs

A re-elected Coalition Government will commit $8.3 million to fund upgrades to Yipirinya School in Alice Springs, including the construction of four fully enclosed cottages for on-site student accommodation to make it easier for children to attend school. Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce said the new accommodation would save students travelling between 100 kilometres and…