Townsville-based Senator Ian Macdonald today described Australia’s northern defence capability as “first-class”.
Sen. Macdonald, Coalition spokesman for the Defence Force and Defence Support, was speaking after a tour of defence facilities in Darwin and Townsville this week.
Sen. Macdonald and… Continue reading
Good afternoon Carl
Answer: We believe that this idea of getting more food for Australia and the world needs some leadership from governments. Regrettably governments at both state and federal level have been a bit reticent to show the… Continue reading
Shadow Coalition spokesman on Northern and Remote Australia, Senator Ian Macdonald, has warned Cairns business leaders to be wary of “southern political carpetbaggers” promising the world and delivering little.
He was commenting on a promise made by Labor Senator Mark… Continue reading
Senator IAN MACDONALD (Queensland) (16:39): I move:
That the Senate take note of the report.
This is a very important part of the process of scrutiny and accountability for the National Broadband Network. Senators will recall that this is perhaps… Continue reading
Shadow Coalition spokesman on the Defence Force and Defence Support, Senator Ian Macdonald, said today he was delighted that the service of Australia’s defence force personnel, particularly “Nashos” (national servicemen), was now being properly recognised and celebrated.
He was speaking… Continue reading
Speech to the Annual General Meeting of the Outback Highway Development Council Incorporated, 8th September 2011.
Yulara Ayers Rock, Northern Territory.
Well thanks very much Patrick and thanks to you all for the opportunity to share a few thoughts with you for the next 10 minutes or so. Congratulations for what your group continues to do… Continue reading