The 2020-21 Federal Budget – all about jobs

The 2020 Federal Budget sets out a clear plan for the economic recovery of Australia – confidently driven by a positive outlook for rural Australia – in the wake of a year that has so far delivered drought, floods, fires and a global pandemic, the Federal Member for Mallee, Anne Webster, said last night. “COVID-19…

Regional Roadmap an Afterthought

Federal Member for Mallee, Anne Webster, has today slammed Premier Andrew’s decision to class the entirety of regional Victoria as a single unit as ‘beyond belief’. “The fact that Premier Andrews had to return to the podium to address regional Victoria after finishing his statements on Melbourne and handing over to health officials is typical…

Border Fight Continues – Column 04/09/2020

The decision by the NSW Government to enact a new border region is welcome, making daily life easier, especially for those who were only just excluded from the previous bubble. For example, those living in Koorlong, Quambatook, Manangatang and Werrimull will now have much more flexibility. But I believe that border closures should never have…