A motion calling for ethanol-blend fuel to replace unleaded fuel in NSW was passed at the Nationals state conference at the weekend.
The conference also called on the NSW Government to take the necessary steps to ensure fuel companies complied with the six per cent mandate for ethanol sales.
More than 300 delegates at the NSW Nationals conference today outrightly said no to the foreign takeover of GrainCorp by US corporation Archer Daniels Midland (ADM).
In moving an urgency motion, Nationals Senator Fiona Nash said the takeover, if approved, will give the American corporation... ...more
The Coalition’s Regional Education spokesperson, Senator Fiona Nash, said she’s concerned at the apparent lack of attention by the Labor government to regional schools when consulting on the new school funding plan.
Information provided by the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations departme... ...more
Nationals Senator for NSW, Fiona Nash, congratulates the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) in standing up for farmers against the radical agenda of Animals Australia.
“Animals Australia was pedalling its pro-vegan, anti-meat campaign through the sale of sow stall free shopping bags at Coles ... ...more
The Coalition’s Regional Education spokesperson, Senator Fiona Nash, said she’s astounded that there appears to be no analysis available on the impact tertiary education funding cuts will have on regional universities.
The Labor government will cut $2.3 billion from the university sector to pay for... ...more
The Nationals, at federal level, have stepped up their campaign to fight an unfair parental income test that applies to regional students seeking independent youth allowance.
“A motion calling on the $150,000 income test to be removed was unanimously passed by the Nationals Federal Council at... ...more
A motion calling on the Treasurer Wayne Swan to reject the foreign takeover of GrainCorp was unanimously passed at the Nationals Federal Council at the weekend.
The Foreign Investment Review Board is considering the $3.4 billion takeover bid by US corporation Archer Daniels Midland (ADM).
A joint partnership between Charles Sturt and LaTrobe universities that specifically aims to address the rural doctor shortage in the Murray Darling Basin has strong support from the Coalition’s Regional Education spokesperson and Nationals Senator, Fiona Nash, and the Nationals Member for Riverina,... ...more