Senator NASH (New South Wales) (6.53 p.m.)—I rise tonight to talk about the announcement today by Labor of their proposal for telecommunications in this nation. Interestingly, we are seeing again a proposal for fibre-to-the-node.
This fibre-to-the-node proposal looks remarkably like a proposal th... ...more
Senator Nash (07/12/06. 11:45:00 ): As a wheat grower from the Central West in New South Wales, I am only too aware of how important this issue is to wheat growers right around the state and right around the country.
I am a very strong supporter of the single desk. I accept that there are divers... ...more
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Mr Mayor, distinguished guests, fellow speakers, ladies and gentlemen thank you for the privilege to join you for today's Alternative Fuels Information Day.
Congratulate Mayor Gerry Bailey and the Young Shire Council for organising this event, particularly make mention... ...more
Senator NASH (New South Wales) (9.59 pm)—I rise tonight to talk about the Broadcasting Services Amendment (Media Ownership) Bill 2006 and the Broadcasting Legislation Amend-ment (Digital Television) Bill 2006 in my role as a Nationals senator. My role as a Nationals sena-tor is to ensure that ru... ...more
Senator NASH (New South Wales) (9.07 p.m.)—I rise to speak in support of the OHS and SRC Legislation Amendment Bill 2006. Each and every one of us privileged to serve in this place is very proud of the states and territories that we represent. We are particularly privileged to represent the people, ... ...more
Senator NASH (New South Wales) (7.00 pm)—I rise tonight to talk about ethanol. In the 2001 election the government announced a policy for a target of 350 million litres of biofuels by 2010. For many years I have been a very strong supporter of the biofuels industry and tonight I particularly want to... ...more
Thank you Rosemary for that kind introduction.
Before I move on to my speech, I'd just like to take the opportunity to pass on my thanks to you Rosemary for the strong and sensible leadership ATUG continues to show in this important debate.
Rosemary, I'd also to thank you publicly for the assi... ...more
Senator NASH (New South Wales) (7.19 pm)—As I rise here tonight, grain growers across the country are working on their cropping strategy for the coming year. They are working out how rising fertiliser prices—up $100 a tonne on the last year—and fuel price hikes from around 90c to $1.40 a litre will ... ...more