In the last week of parliamentary sittings, Queensland Liberal Senator, Ian Macdonald, spoke in Parliament on the fast-tracking of the switch off of the analogue television signal in regional Queensland, and the removal of officers who were measuring digital blackspots… Continue reading
Townsville based Senator, Ian Macdonald, and State Member for Burdekin, Rosemary Menkens, have labelled as dangerous the lack of a fly-over across the Bruce Highway as part of the new Townsville Port Road.
“With B-triple semi-trailers constantly crossing the Bruce… Continue reading
Opposition Spokesman for Northern Australia, Senator Ian Macdonald, has said that the Rudd Labor Government’s Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) announced today leaves the future of Northern Australia industries hanging.
“The Government’s refusal to model the implications of their new Emissions… Continue reading
Townsville based Senator, Ian Macdonald, has welcomed the launch of the new “A-SPAN” digital television channel that will cover State and Federal Parliaments, but says it is typical of the city-centric Rudd Labor Government that the channel will only be… Continue reading
BROADCASTING LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (DIGITAL TELEVISION SWITCH-OVER) BILL 2008
Senator IAN MACDONALD (Queensland) (10.20 a.m.)—Time is short as we approach the end of the legislative year. Because of the mismanagement of the program by the government, we are being asked to… Continue reading
Opposition Spokesman for Northern Australia, Senator Ian Macdonald, has criticised the
Prime Minister for snubbing Weipa Town Authority by not inviting them to the recent
Mayors Meeting in Canberra and not providing Weipa with an Infrastructure Grant like all
other… Continue reading