Entries for February 2014
24 February, 2014
This week is DonateLife week and provides us with a great chance to have a conversation with our loved ones about organ and tissue donation.
This is the most important step in ensuring that your wishes are followed in the unfortunate e...
17 February, 2014
The drought continues to be the biggest ongoing issue in the Electorate with some areas being affected for two years now.
I call on community members to support each other in these times of stress.
I would also encourage farmers who are drought affected to resist the urge to “self-assess” w...
10 February, 2014
This week marks the return to Parliament for 2014 and the new Government is determined to continue the return of sensible and stable governance.
One of the key issues in the coming sitting weeks will be the carbon tax. Whilst the Coa...
03 February, 2014
I have been a supporter of “work for the dole” for a long time. When I was Mayor of Gwydir Shire Council I had significant exposure to work for the dole programs that were successfully implemented under the Howard Government.
The people tha...