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I congratulate Michael McCormack on his re-election as Leader of the Nationals and David Littleproud on his election as Deputy Leader of the Nationals.

This evening I have spoken to the Deputy Prime Minister offering my resignation as the Minister for Resources and Northern Australia pending a ballot for leadership positions of the Nationals party tomorrow morning.

After a consultation and technical assessment process spanning more than four years, Napandee in Kimba, South Australia has been identified to host Australia’s National Radioactive Waste Management Facility.

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In some respects, the Labor Party is as Australian as the Magic Pudding, both revel in fantasy. According to past Labor leaders, high public spending won’t raise taxes and, in any case, high taxes won’t damage economic growth. Now we have Labor’s greatest magic pudding yet, we can cut our...

Back in 2008, Kevin Rudd announced a new ‘Green Car Plan’ which in his words would ‘make the automotive industry more economically and environmentally sustainable by 2020.’ As per much of what Kevin Rudd promised for 2020, things haven’t gone to plan. This week General Motors announced that it would...

In 1970 Gough Whitlam welcomed the federal government’s announcement that it would finance the building of the Gladstone Power Station. Whitlam said “power was the determining factor in the development of natural resources in the area and the attraction of greater human resources to the area”.

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Topics: Proposed energy fund, National Energy Guarantee, government investment in power, NAIF funding

Subjects: Gas prices, National Energy Guarantee, Adani coal project, Bill Shorten, Cabinet reshuffle

LNP Qld team on Adani and Labor wrecking CQ coal jobs Michelle Landry MP (Capricornia) Ken O’Dowd MP (Flynn) Senator Matt Canavan – Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Senator Ian Macdonald  (Townsville)  


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