September 17, 2012
It seems that the Gillard Government may have frozen the $1 billion Regional Development Fund, despite it being part of the Independent’s Rob Oakeshott and Tony Windsor deal, which brought Labor to power.
Federal Member for Murray, Dr Sharman Stone says people in the country deserve better than to have vital funding slashed.
“Only $350 million of the $1 billion has so far... Click here for full story
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August 30, 2012
Proposed changes to the taxation arrangements for payments made under the Sustainable Rural Water Use and Infrastructure Program (SRWUIP) were announced by Federal Ministers, Tony Burke and Simon Crean on the 18th of February 2011.The proposed changes are to be applied from 1 April 2010. Click here to read
The Assistant Treasurer David Bradbury made this announcement on the 13th... Click here for full story
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August 29, 2012
Federal Member for Murray, Dr Sharman Stone believes the further delay to the unveiling of the long awaited Murray Darling Basin Plan seems on the surface to be a good thing. “The trouble is, with each version of the plan released so far, it has only got worse” Dr Stone said.
“We were anxiously waiting to see the Ministerial Council response to the woeful effort currently on the t... Click here for full story
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