Matt Canavan to Inspect Emu Swamp Dam Site on Southern Downs Tour

Senator Matthew Canavan will inspect the proposed Emu Swamp Dam site today as part of a campaign to win more infrastructure funding for Queensland.  Read more

Central Queensland the Perfect Place to End “Dam Phobia”

QUEENSLAND Senator Matt Canavan has welcomed Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s call for Australia to get over its “dam phobia” and says Central Queensland is the perfect place to start. Read more

MPs Campaign for CQ Infrastructure Projects

Three Federal Government MPs take to the air tomorrow as part of a campaign for major infrastructure projects in Central Queensland, particularly dams. Read more

CQ MPs Taking to the Air in Backing Job-Building Infrastructure Projects

Three Federal Government MPs will make an aerial inspection of dam sites in Central Queensland next week and talk to local communities as part of a campaign backing major infrastructure projects in the region. Read more

Matt Canavan Welcomes $1 Billion Stronger Regions Funding

Queensland Senator Matt Canavan has welcomed the opening today of applications under the Australian Government’s $1 billion National Stronger Regions Fund. Read more

Matt Canavan Welcomes $70 Million Roads to Recovery Funding for Kennedy

Senator Matthew Canavan has welcomed funding from the Roads to Recovery Programme for local councils in the Kennedy electorate totalling almost $70 million over the next four years, including $11.6 million in 2014-15. Read more

Ag at CQU has to be Part of Northern Australian Plan

Senator Matthew Canavan, Bridie Luva, Candidate for Rockhampton, and Member for Keppel Bruce Young have called on the Northern Australian Taskforce to heed the recent Parliamentary Committee’s recommendation to include Central Queensland University in future agricultural research initiatives.  Read more

Time for Action on Northern Australia Development

Senator Matt Canavan has welcomed release of the report on development of northern Australia and said it’s time for action. Read more

Labor Says No to Northern Queenslanders

The Labor Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment, Senator Singh, last night deplored the fact that the people of Mackay, God forbid, might have more of a say on the Great Barrier Reef than Canberra. Read more

Australia Should Adopt Family-Friendly Tax System

Australia should change its tax system to become more family-friendly, Matthew Canavan said in a speech to the Senate today.  Read more



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