Senator IAN MACDONALD (Queensland) (6:41 PM) —The Auditor-General has conducted a performance audit of Infrastructure Australia, particularly the conduct of Infrastructure Australia in the first national infrastructure audit and development of the infrastructure priority list. As the Auditor-General points out,… Continue reading
Five minutes is not sufficient time to speak in depth about the great achievements of the Australian Institute of Marine Science at Cape Cleveland outside Townsville. It is one of the scientific institutions of which Australia can rightly be very… Continue reading
The importance of Northern Australia to our country is certainly a matter of great public interest, though perhaps a matter that is not quite as well understood by most Australians as it should be. Few Australians would know that almost… Continue reading
Anna Bligh’s plan to extend her Government’s Wild Rivers legislation into western Queensland has outraged the Federal Opposition Spokesman on Northern and Remote Australia, Senator Ian Macdonald.
Senator Macdonald said that the Bligh Government has again shown their political cowardice… Continue reading
Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Defence and Defence Support Senator Ian Macdonald told the Australian Senate today (SUBS: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 23) almost $5 million had been injected into the Townsville regional economy as a result of Exercise Hamel.
Sen. Macdonald, who… Continue reading
The Federal Opposition Spokesman for Northern and Remote Australia, Senator Ian Macdonald has welcomed the announcement by the Queensland Opposition Leader John-Paul Langbroek that if a Liberal National Government were elected in Queensland there would be a designated Minister for… Continue reading
Senate estimates committee were told last night that the Scherger Air Force base near Weipa in Cape York would not be impacted by transfer of immigration detainees to the base.
Opposition Spokesman on Northern and Remote Australia and Shadow Parliamentary… Continue reading