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NATIVE VEGETATION LAWS UNDER SENATE SCRUTINY


Following weeks of debate over the impact of native vegetation laws on property owners rights to farm their land, a Senate Inquiry has been established to examine all aspects of the issue.

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PEOPLE IN REGIONAL NSW SPARED FROM LABOR’S CATARACT TAX

Pressure from The Nationals and their Liberal colleagues and ophthalmologists has forced a Rudd Government backflip on its attempts to slash rebates for sight-saving cataract operations, according to The Nationals Senator for New South Wales John Williams.

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FEDERAL OPPOSITION LEADER LEARNS ABOUT CARBON SEQUESTRATION

On Australia Day, Senator Williams hosted a visit by Federal Opposition Leader Tony Abbott.  They attended the open air church service and bush breakfast in Tamworth before travelling to Cam and Rocky McKellar's property "Inverary Downs" at Spring Ridge. Cam explained the work he is doing on carbon sequestration in soil. Pictured in the photograph below are ( l to r)

Graham McKellar, Senator Williams, NSW Nationals Upper House MLC Rick Colless, Mr. Abbott and Cam McKellar.

Graham McKellar,Senator John Williams, Rick Colless Nationals MLC, Leader of the Opposition Tony abbot and Cam McKellar explains Putting carbon into soil

Regional NSW wins big from new Coalition climate change policy, Nat Senators say

Families and businesses in regional Australia now have a clear choice on climate change action with the release of the Coalition’s new “Rewarding a Greener Australia” policy, according to New South Wales’ two Nationals senators Fiona Nash and John Williams.

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OPINION PIECE – NORTHERN DAILY LEADER

Today is a milestone in Australian politics. The Federal Nationals celebrate their 90th anniversary. Yes, it was on this date in 1920 the Australian Country Party was formed as a party in the Federal Parliament. Like the majority of you I was not around at that time, but names like Earle Page, John McEwen, Doug Anthony, Ian Sinclair and John Anderson were to

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