Sunraysia Daily: Finish the job we started

THE Mallee’s federal MP has attacked the Victorian Government over the Murray Basin Rail Project, and says it’s now up to the new Federal Government to make sure it’s completed. Anne Webster, now on the Coalition front bench as an assistant to Opposition regional development spokesperson Bridget McKenzie, stood with the senator at a media…

Labor Must Come Clean on Murray Basin Rail Funding

The Federal Labor Government must commit to delivering the Murray Basin Rail Project in Victoria and work with the State Labor Government to complete the original business case. The Nationals in Federal Government delivered a $195 million rescue package in 2020 to bring their total project contribution to $440 million. Meeting with industry and the…

Webster Declared Member By AEC

The Australian Electoral Commission has officially declared the seat of Mallee to Nationals incumbent Dr Anne Webster. Dr Webster on Tuesday thanked the electorate of Mallee for putting their faith in her to represent them for the next three years. “It is truly humbling to have the privilege to represent Mallee for another three years.…

Visa Wait Times will Rise

One of my immediate concerns of the incoming Labor Government is their history of disconnect on regional issues and with regional people. The Labor Government’s contempt for regional businesses and people is on full display with their management of the Department of Home Affairs. As the Australian Financial Review reported this week, the government has…

It’s time we talk about nuclear power

If we are serious about a greener future, we need to talk about nuclear energy. The occasional public debate about nuclear energy has historically been hijacked by fear and falsehoods. Historical disasters and the Simpsons have educated us. Nuclear is currently used to produce energy in 31 countries around the world. But, Australia is not…

Shadow Ministry Appointment

Dr Anne Webster, Federal Member for Mallee has accepted a role in the Coalition Shadow Ministry. Dr Webster announced, “Today the Nationals Leader David Littleproud called me to offer me the role of Shadow Assistant Minister for Regional Development. I have humbly accepted this role in the Shadow Ministry, and I look forward to contributing…

Media Conference in Mildura

  Dr Anne Webster MP  I am very grateful to the people who have re elected me to this role. It’s been a really daunting three years. And really, I think everyone’s pleased to get through it. We’re now at a place, of course, where it’s rebuild time. And I think this is a time…