THE IMPORTANCE OF CONNECTIVITY TO THE REGIONS

THE IMPORTANCE OF CONNECTIVITY TO THE REGIONS

Connectivity in all its forms is critical to the economic growth and prosperity of regional Victoria. Whether it’s roads, rail lines, seaport and airport upgrades or mobile phone and NBN investments, the ability to stay connected will underpin job opportunities and...
ROAD SAFETY IS EVERYONE’S RESPONSIBILITY

ROAD SAFETY IS EVERYONE’S RESPONSIBILITY

Saving lives and reducing serious injuries on regional roads is everyone’s responsibility. It is up to governments at all levels to build and maintain better, safer roads and as drivers we need to accept responsibility by purchasing the safest car we can afford and...
THE MELBOURNE MARATHON RUNNING FESTIVAL

THE MELBOURNE MARATHON RUNNING FESTIVAL

Victorians are rightly proud of Melbourne’s title as the ‘sporting capital of the world’ but there’s one event featuring everyday heroes that rarely gets a mention. Sure, we have the Australian Open Tennis, Melbourne Cup, F1 Grand Prix, AFL Grand Final and Boxing Day...
HEYFIELD MILL. IT’S PERSONAL

HEYFIELD MILL. IT’S PERSONAL

The Heyfield mill issue, is not just another story on the news. It’s personal. My mum’s first job was at Tryhorn’s in Heyfield more than 50 years ago. My extended family lives in the district and I have many personal friends who are proud of their...
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT STILL COMMITTED TO RAIL UPGRADE

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT STILL COMMITTED TO RAIL UPGRADE

PEOPLE living in the Latrobe Valley can be assured the Nationals, as part of the Federal Coalition Government, are committed to funding better regional rail services in Gippsland. All levels of government and the community agree on the need to upgrade the Gippsland...

SPEECH – ANZAC DAY MORNING SERVICE SALE APRIL 25 2015

Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls and most importantly Australian Defence Force members – both currently serving personnel and veterans. I pay my respects to the traditional owners of the land, and on this most solemn occasion, acknowledge the...

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