Transcript: Sunrise with the Deputy Prime Minister of Australia

Nat Barr: Thank you, Sam. Liberal candidate, Katherine Deves has been driven into hiding after receiving death threats over controversial comments she made about transgender athletes. The Warringah candidate has reportedly moved to a secret location and sent her family out of Sydney amid fears for her safety. The Labor Party is not without conflict…

Horticulture funding netted for Western Australia

More horticulture producers across Western Australia are set to benefit from the expansion of the Horticultural Netting Program – Trial following the signing of the funding agreement between the Coalition and Western Australian Governments. Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia, David Littleproud, said the expansion of the Horticultural Netting Program – Trial would see improved…

New Clinical Health School facilities for Greater Shepparton

 A re-elected Coalition Government will invest $19.5 million to build Clinical Health School facilities for Greater Shepparton.  Minister for Regional Education, Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie said along with investment by La Trobe University and Goulburn Valley Health, the $26.5 million project will deliver dedicated education and training facilities to future proof northern Victoria’s health…

More federal funding for farmers to protect native vegetation

Another 20 projects will receive funding under the Coalition Government’s Enhancing Remnant Vegetation Pilot, which is providing money for projects to protect and enhance native vegetation. More than $4 million will go to these 20 new farm projects. This latest tranche of funding follows the announcement of 54 successful projects under the first batch of…

Safety first for farms, fisheries, and forestry

The Coalition government will commit $10 million to improving safety awareness and safety culture in the agricultural, fisheries and forestry sectors if re-elected. Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia, David Littleproud, said the additional funding would build on the Coalition Government’s support for one of our most dangerous workplaces. “We are committed to improving safety…

COALITION ROLLS UP WITH FUNDS TO UPGRADE GLADSTONE BOWLS CLUB

The Hon Barnaby Joyce MP Deputy Prime Minister Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development   Colin Boyce LNP candidate for Flynn   MEDIA RELEASE COALITION ROLLS UP WITH FUNDS TO UPGRADE GLADSTONE BOWLS CLUB   Gladstone Bowls Club will be upgraded into a multi-purpose community space to better meet the needs of local residents,…

Roundtable with Mildura Civic and Business Leaders to Discuss $2 Billion Regional Accelerator Program

 Minister for Regionalisation, Regional Communications and Regional Education, Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie, will be meeting civic and business leaders today in Mildura to discuss opportunities from the Liberal and Nationals $2 billion Regional Accelerator Program.  Mildura’s local leadership, vision and economic advantage makes this amazing regional centre a prime candidate for this program that…

La Trobe receives Regional Research Collaboration funding

 The Liberal and Nationals Government will invest more than $5 million in La Trobe University to fund Australia’s first advanced protected cropping research and training project, with medicinal cannabis the first crop to be explored.  Minister for Regional Education, Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie said a total of more than $19 million is being invested…