Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges

I move: That the Senate— (a) recognises that Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges provide vital skills to graduates, and contribute to the viability of the Queensland agricultural sector as a whole, which employs over 57,000 people in the agriculture, forestry...

Maldives

I move: That the Senate— (a) notes: (i) the recent Maldivian presidential election held on 23 September 2018, and (ii) that His Excellency Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, candidate for the Maldivian Democratic Party and, as part of a coalition of opposition parties, was...

Luke Howarth and Peter Dutton Deliver Congestion Busting Projects

Parents will be able to get home to their families sooner and tradies will spend less time in traffic jams following an $80 million injection for local congestion busting projects across Brisbane’s north. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the seven projects will make...

LNP Tackles Wild Dogs

Earlier this year Senator James McGrath attended the Wild Dog Exclusion Fencing Forum in St George to discuss the measures the Federal Government is taking to reduce the problem of wild dogs in rural and regional Queensland. On 23 July 2018, I represented your Federal...

Safeguarding against interference

The Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters has resolved to continue its oversight of the Australian Electoral Commission and other related electoral matters, launching the Australian Electoral Commission Annual Report 2017-18. In the first instance this will...

Queensland Hotels and Pubs

I move: That the Senate— (a) recognises the hardships faced by rural and remote towns in Queensland, which range from the physical threats of harsh droughts and bushfires, to the mental health threats associated with isolation such as depression and loneliness; (b)...