Challenger Gives Full Support

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Michael McCormack is the new Leader of the National Party of Australia and Deputy Prime Minister and has already received full party support, including that of his only challenger for the top position, Federal Member for Dawson, George Christensen. Mr Christensen became the only challenger in … [Read more...]

Big Win for Maranoa MP

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Malcolm Turnbull has announced a revamped federal cabinet, naming David Littleproud taking over as minister for agriculture and water resources. Under the changes Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce moves from agriculture to infrastructure and transport, after his Victorian Nationals colleague … [Read more...]

Defence on The Land Hunt

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The Department of Defence is looking for willing sellers in Greenvale, Ravenswood or Pentland as it moves to develop its new site for the Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative. The Department says it is will now also expand its Shoalwater Bay Training Area in central Queensland. The … [Read more...]

Katter Disagrees

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Federal Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter, today distanced himself from comments made by Senator Hanson advocating cuts to welfare. Mr Katter’s response comes in light of reports that welfare costs are now costing $300,000 a minute but Mr Katter says sweeping statements and blanket calls are not … [Read more...]

Fiddling at the Edges

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A leading Queensland Property Analyst and Developer has slammed the Federal Governments move to merge finance and banking complaints into a mega Agency as nothing more than a cop out. Chris Anderson from AFT Projects laughs at Federal Budget changes which will see the merging of the three now … [Read more...]

RIC Comes Alive

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The Government’s Budget will see the delivery of its election commitment to establish a Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) to streamline the delivery of up to $4 billion in concessional loans. The Government will introduce legislation this year to establish the RIC as a separate entity within … [Read more...]