From: The Daily Liberal (2 October 2010)
Andrew Wilkie, Tony Windsor and Rob Oakeshott were playing their cards close to their chests yesterday as Senator Fiona Nash pushed ahead with a proposal to make independent Youth Allowance fairer.
The Coalition is lobbying the independent MPs to support ... ...more
From: The Daily Liberal (1 October 2010)
Cheers went up in Dubbo yesterday when Senator Fiona Nash challenged the new parliament to make independent Youth Allowance fairer.
The senator arranged for a notice of motion to be lodged with the house of representatives requiring the government to urgent... ...more
Source: The Daily Liberal
Congratulations to NSW Nationals Senator Fiona Nash for re-igniting the Youth Allowance issue.
Australia needs students from Dubbo and other regional centres to attend university and our students should have the best chance to go.
At the moment they do not.
By: Andrew Trounson
THE Gillard government is facing pressure to widen access to the youth allowance for regional students at a cost of about $90 million a year.
The pressure came after the opposition moved to make it easier for them to qualify after working "gap years".
The motion could appeal... ...more
Senator gnashing her teeth
13th August 2010
NSW National Senator Fiona Nash is questioning The Greens’ policies relating to marine parks.
LEE Rhiannon and The Greens threaten the future of the North Coast’s fishing industry, NSW Nationals Senator Fiona Nash has warned.
Coffs Coast Advocate
12th August 2010
Luke Hartsuyker speaks at his campaign launch yesterday watched by Nationals leader Warren Truss and Senator Fiona Nash.
LUKE Hartsuyker said yesterday the North Coast should become a service delivery hub for corporate Australia.
Speaking at ... ...more
The Ballina Advocate
12th August 2010
THIS was politics ‘old school’ style.
The five candidates in the upcoming Federal election – four standing for the House of Representatives and one for the Senate – sat before an audience of about 200 people at last week’s Association of... ...more
Article from: The Australian
FEDERAL Education Minister Julia Gillard has caved in to pressure and delayed changes to the youth allowance that would have caught out students now working a gap year, but about 61,000 of those on support and working par... ...more