SENATE HANSARD – 17 September 2008
Senator NASH (New South Wales) (1:36 PM) —I rise today to talk, very specifically, about Labor’s neglect of the regions.
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In particular, today I want to talk about the far North Coast of New South Wales and the Tweed ... ...more
Senator NASH (New South Wales) (3.45 p.m.)—I rise today to address the very important matter of public importance—the failure of the Rudd Labor government to ensure the adequate provision of health services and road infrastructure for regional communities. More than seven million Australians live ou... ...more
I rise tonight to make a contribution to the second reading debate on the Interstate Road Transport Charge Amendment Bill 2008 and the Road Transport Charges (Australian Capital Territory) Repeal Bill 2008. I am very honoured to follow my National and Liberal colleagues who spoke last night in the o... ...more
It gives me some pleasure to stand here today to discuss this issue because there is nothing more important to me than rural and regional communities—their welfare, benefit, security and sustainability into the future. One of the things that is vitally important to those communities is support from ... ...more
Senator NASH (New South Wales) (7.51 p.m.)—I rise tonight to make some comments around the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Protecting Services for Rural and Regional Australia into the Future) Bill 2007 and I do so because, quite simply, if the government had not moved to introduce this le... ...more
Senator NASH (New South Wales) (11.17 p.m.)—I rise tonight to make a few comments about drought and the economy, but before I do I would like to take the opportunity to acknowledge that this is your last evening here in the chamber, Mr President, during adjournment. I would like to place on record t... ...more
Senator NASH (New South Wales) (10.52 p.m.)—I rise to make a few comments about the government’s broadband plan, Australia Connected and also a few comments around Labor’s broadband proposal for this nation. It was great for people, particularly in rural and regional Australia, to see the funding an... ...more
Senator NASH (New South Wales) (9.33 p.m.)—Mr President, It is always a challenge being the last speaker on a Thursday night on the adjournment.
I will attempt to keep you awake for a few minutes. I rise tonight to make a few comments about the budget that was delivered by the government this wee... ...more