Fiona Nash has hit back at critics amid claims she said regional Australians didn’t need the same internet speeds as those living in capital cities.
FARMERS say the loss of APVMA CEO Kareena Arthy is a set-back for stability at a critical time for the national farm chemical regulator.
FARMERS and medical professionals have praised moves to enhance the delivery of virtual mental health support services into regional areas.
The APVMA will search for a new CEO to accompany its controversial move from Canberra to Armidale after Kareena Arthy today announced she was quitting.
The Productivity Commission is seeking public comment on the findings of a new preliminary report on regional economies adjusting to life after the mining boom.
Barnaby Joyce has refused to confirm speculation suggesting next month’s federal budget will deliver an extra $1 billion to bolster the inland rail project.
TWO new rail bridges will be built in central-west NSW according to specifications that align with the inland rail project’s capacity to carry heavier trains.
The NFF says it backs a methodical approach to decentralising government agencies and departments into regional areas but so far that's been “sorely lacking”.
Fiona Nash says party leader Barnaby Joyce has shown “absolute courage and vision” and been “very bold” in relocating the APVMA.
Fiona Nash has outlined further plans to bolster the potential for decentralising government agencies and commercial businesses, out into country centres.