BY BLAKE NICHOLSON
09 Mar, 2011 08:46 AM
Showing politics is not all rough and tumble is part of the solution to getting more women involved, according to Nationals deputy Senate leader Fiona Nash.
Senator Nash was in Orange to address a Country Women’s Association lunch for Interna... ...more
08 Mar, 2011 12:54 PM
SENATOR for NSW, Fiona Nash has taken the opportunity today, as part of International Women’s Day (IWD), to acknowledge mothers living in rural and regional communities.
The first IWD event was run in 1911, and it has grown to become a global day celebrating the achie... ...more
Future for students still uncertain
Cooma Monaro Express
BY KIRRILY CARBERRY THE federal government has announced it will bring the review date foryouth allowance legislation forward by 12 months to July, 2011 but the future for many students on the Monaro remains uncertain. Students and p... ...more
A SHOWDOWN is looming in federal parliament today over a $300 million Coalition youth allowance bill branded unconstitutional by the government.
Independent MPs will be under pressure over the bill, which would widen youth allowance eligibility for inner-regional students, when it is brought ... ...more
THE federal government has promised to review controversial changes to income support for regional university students.
They have promised to implement changes from the beginning of next year.
But the opposition says it's not prepared to wait and wants its proposal to overhaul the eligibilit... ...more
The Nationals Senator Fiona Nash has welcomed reports the Federal Government is backing down on changes to youth allowance payments to regional students.
Senator Nash has led a campaign to extend individual youth allowance to regional students who have missed out under changes introduced by the Gil... ...more
February 21, 2011 - 9:44AM
The federal government has promised to review controversial changes to income support for regional university students and implement changes from the beginning of 2012.
But the opposition says it's not prepared to wait and wants its proposal to overhau... ...more
19 Feb, 2011 04:00 AM
A BILL which has passed through Senate will make it easier for students to get an independent youth allowance.
Students in what are known as inner regional areas previously faced a tougher work test criteria to access independent youth allowance than those living in what ar... ...more
Youth Allowance Fight Continues (Rob Forgan)
Senate Inquiry into Youth Allowance (Border Watch)
"Street Sweeper" - "Do you think the changes to Youth Allowance, which make it harder for Mount Gambier students to access support for tertiary study will stop people attending university?"... ...more
From:The Daily Telegraph
February 17, 201
JULIA Gillard is facing a possible revolt from the key independents over her refusal to allow a Coalition Senate Bill extending the youth allowance to regional students to be voted on in the Lower House.
NSW independe... ...more