The Prime Minister Julia Gillard really shouldn’t instruct the driver to stop after just 45 minutes when she buckles up for her ‘Go West’ tour next week, according to Nationals Deputy Senate Leader, Fiona Nash.
“After all you’ll spend less time in the car than most locals do commuting every... ...more
North Coast federal MPs Justine Elliot and Janelle Saffin must turn down any offer of election help from a pro-Coal Seam Gas union, according to North Coast Nationals senator, Fiona Nash.
“The Australian Workers Union announced at its Gold Coast conference last week that it would launch a nat... ...more
A claim by Prime Minister Julia Gillard on South Australian radio that dairy farmers will thrive under the carbon tax proves ignorance about regional Australia in the Federal Government goes right to the top, according to Nationals Deputy Senate Leader, Fiona Nash.
“David Basham of the Dairy Farmer... ...more
The announcement by Charles Sturt University of a major expansion of its primary medical education in Wagga Wagga and Orange has drawn enthusiastic support from Nationals Deputy Senate Leader Fiona Nash.
The University announced today that it would increase its intake of medical students by 50 per ... ...more
You can watch surprising responses to Fiona Nash's questions to Department officials right here in the video section of Fiona Nash's website.
Senate Estimates hearings in February 2013 have revealed how incompetent the Federal Labor Government now is:
Labor spent $9 million of taxpayers mone... ...more
The new Tertiary Education Minister, Mr Chris Bowen MP, must get straight to work on improving educational outcomes for young people who live outside metropolitan areas, according to Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Education, Senator Fiona Nash.
“Mr Bowen would do well to avoid the mi... ...more
Federal education officials questioned in Senate Estimates were unable to provide basic statistics about the number of students from regional Australia missing out on income support since the Government tightened eligibility criteria in 2010, according to Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Regional ... ...more
It has been revealed in Senate Estimates that the Gillard Government doesn’t even have a management plan for a property it ploughed more than $9 million of taxpayer funds into back in 2011.
Under questioning by Nationals Deputy Senate Leader, Fiona Nash, a Climate Change Department official concede... ...more