scu-admin | 12.04.2017
Joint Media Release with Minister for Education and Training Senator The Hon Simon Birmingham
Applications open today for a new program to make access to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) easier for 1200 students living in regional and remote…
scu-admin | 11.30.2017
The Federal Nationals have today welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement of a Royal Commission into banks and financial services.
This comprehensive inquiry became necessary to restore trust and confidence in Australia’s banking and financial sector following years of concerns, particularly…
scu-admin | 01.31.2017
Joint media release with Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie
Territorians are being encouraged to urgently provide submissions to a Senate inquiry into the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s (ABC) service delivery to rural and regional Australia.
This follows the national broadcaster’s decision…
scu-admin | 11.11.2016
On this Remembrance Day, I want to pay particular tribute to Indigenous servicemen and women.
Their spirit is the same Anzac spirit we honour: a spirit of courage, determination and loyalty to their country and people.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait…
scu-admin | 09.12.2015
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I would like to begin by acknowledging the traditional owners on whose land we meet, and pay my respect to elders past and present.
It is great to be at Federal Council today to update you on…
scu-admin | 10.27.2014
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I rise to associate the National Party in the Senate with this motion of condolence for the former Prime Minister of Australia, Mr Gough Whitlam. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.…
scu-admin | 08.30.2014
I begin by acknowledging the traditional owners of the land on which we meet.
Today I will make a few remarks on the state of the Senate and the contributions of my Senate colleagues. Then I will take you on…