If any more proof that the Greens were loopy was needed, the Greens leader Bob Brown provided it, with his recent call to earthlings and musings on why there aren't intergalactic phones ringing, Nationals Senator Fiona Nash said.
Some snippets from Senator Brown’s recent speech to fellow Gree... ...more
The Greens Murray Darling Basin spokesperson, Senator Sarah Hanson-Young, would have heard how water cuts in the basin would devastate farming communities had she attended this week’s hearings in Hay and Mildura.
The senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport references committee travell... ...more
Australia’s farming community would view with disbelief the decision by the Gillard government to hand over $20 million to Indonesian beef producers to increase their output.
The Nationals Senators for New South Wales, Fiona Nash and John Williams, say it is ironic that Indonesian farmers get more ... ...more
Nationals Senator for NSW, Fiona Nash, said fuel companies must be made to comply with the state’s six per cent mandate for ethanol in fuel.
Figures from the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism show fuel companies used only 3.59 per cent of ethanol as of December last year. ... ...more
The Labor government must explain why it supported one senate motion on the Year of the Farmer yet opposed another, Nationals Senator Fiona Nash said.
A Greens-Labor-Coalition motion calling on the government to provide support and funding for Year of the Farmer initiatives was last month pas... ...more
Nationals Senator Fiona Nash called on Labor to properly define regional in its policies and programs, to avoid spending further dollars in cities that should be going to the regions.
Speaking against the mine tax in the senate today, Senator Nash questioned Labor’s commitment to spending ... ...more
The Gillard government’s response to a senate inquiry report on rural and regional access to education opportunities shows just how out of touch it is, the Coalition’s Regional Education spokesperson, Senator Fiona Nash, said.
The government finally responded to the Senate Rural Affairs and T... ...more
The Labor government confirmed today it lacks any understanding of the impact the carbon tax will have on the freight rail sector, Nationals Senator Fiona Nash said.
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) recently told a Rural Affairs and Transport senate inquiry the carbon tax would directly c... ...more