Entries for February 2016
29 February, 2016
The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) has announced that this year’s federal election will be conducted on new House of Representatives electoral divisions in New South Wales (NSW).
This announcement has confirmed that the federal ...
22 February, 2016
Following Warren Truss’ retirement as Leader of The Nationals and other movements in the Coalition Government over the past few weeks, the Turnbull Government Ministry has now been sworn in at Government House in Canberra.
15 February, 2016
After 26 years in Federal Parliament and more than 8 years as Leader of The Nationals, Warren Truss has officially announced that he will retire at the next Federal election and has consequently stepped down from his leadership position.
Warren is one of the most decent men I know. Hi...
08 February, 2016
Last week marked the first parliamentary sitting week of 2016 and what better way to end the week than with the signing of the agreed text for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
The TPP is a landmark regional trade agreement covering some ...
01 February, 2016
As part of my Parliamentary Committee service in Canberra, I am currently a Member of the House of Representatives Indigenous Affairs Committee.
With the Federal electorate of Parkes currently spanning one-third of Western New South Wales (N...