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…

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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…

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Delivering for Mallee Basin communities

Today’s Murray–Darling Communities Investment Package means an overhaul of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.  A $230 million investment in regional communities, which will create jobs, economic activity and healthy rivers. Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia, Keith Pitt, and Member for Mallee Anne Webster said the 11 new initiatives in the Package would keep the…

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Webster welcomes NSW-Vic border break-through

Federal Member for Mallee, Anne Webster, has welcomed a NSW Government decision to extensively revise its COVID-19 border-control rules from Friday morning, enabling local residents to routinely cross the border. “This will mean that the bulk of people needing to enter either NSW or cross into Victoria – within the declared border region – will…

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