Cuts to Telehealth will Hurt Regional Communities

When telehealth became permanent for Australians during the pandemic under the former Coalition Government, it provided a lifeline for patients in regional communities. The new Labor Minister for Health and Aged Care has decided to discontinue funding to critical Telehealth features such as phone consultations over 20 minutes, initial specialist consultations, plus some disability and…

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Labor’s FMD measures leave us vulnerable

Federal Member for Mallee and Shadow Assistant Minister for Regional Development Anne Webster has called for the urgent attention of the Federal Labor Government in their response to foot and mouth disease (FMD) in Australia. Dr Webster said the government’s response to the disease doesn’t go far enough and leaves the agriculture community vulnerable. “The…

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Gas pipeline monopoly must be addressed by ACCC

The Carisbrook- Horsham gas pipeline operates with Energy Australia as the only provider with access to the service opportunity. With only one operator at play, sky-rocketing prices have been a cause of alarm for many people. Shadow Assistant Minister for Regional Development and Member for Mallee, Anne Webster said that the monopoly on the pipeline…

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Proud of our flag

While Adam Bandt, believes he is combatting racism by shunning the Australian flag, I would argue he is in fact promoting it, and he ought to be ashamed of himself. Our flag is a noble symbol that unites all Australians, whether new citizens or those born here, embracing all of our heritage. I can remember…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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Delivering Healthy Rivers – Healthy Communities for Mallee

OzFish will receive grant funding under the new Healthy Rivers – Healthy Communities program to improve the health of local waterways and build stronger regional communities. Minister for Resources and Water, Keith Pitt and Nationals Member for Mallee, Dr Anne Webster today announced the project in Mallee would receive funding of $643,000 under the new…

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$3.6 million for Deledio Reserve dream to become a reality

The Dunolly community is set to benefit with $3.6 million committed to get the Deledio Park precinct upgrades underway under a re-elected Coalition Government. Nationals Member for Mallee, Anne Webster, announced the funding at Dunolly Recreation Reserve on Tuesday with members of the local sporting community and Central Goldfields Shire Council representatives. Dr Webster said…

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More Support For New and Aspiring Parents in Mallee

A re-elected Coalition Government will invest $53 million to make it easier for more Australians in Mallee to become parents and to support the mental health of new parents. Member for Mallee, Anne Webster said this commitment from the Nationals would provide additional support and services for aspiring and new parents. From 1 November 2022,…

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Media Statement – COVID

I have tested positive to COVID-19, and will spend the next week recovering in isolation, following the health guidelines in accordance with the Victorian State Government. Undoubtedly this is poor timing, but I have a strong team behind me who will be actively campaigning throughout my time in isolation. During this time I will continue…

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