Bridget McKenzie

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Bridget McKenzie said ( about Labor ) : "When the Labor Party frames up investing in our communities as waste, they are talking about social infrastructure that people in capital cities take for granted," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, September 29, 2022 8:04:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "I wish the new minister all success in brokering with the states a more efficient infrastructure pipeline that better apportions costs, and improves delivery," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, September 9, 2022 12:04:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "I wish the new minister all success in brokering with the states a more efficient infrastructure pipeline that better apportions costs, and improves delivery," External link

yahoo-au Friday, September 9, 2022 11:30:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "I wish the new minister all success in brokering with the states a more efficient infrastructure pipeline that better apportions costs, and improves delivery," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, September 9, 2022 11:14:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Complete disrespect for the second party of government, the National party ,” External link

guardian Thursday, August 18, 2022 6:56:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "I struggle to understand and appreciate the need to keep these appointments secret — it goes against everything that underpins our system of government, of transparency and accountability," "There are many more questions that remain on the table" External link

abc-au Thursday, August 18, 2022 5:55:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "These arrangements essentially breached the Coalition agreement," "Our Coalition arrangements are a negotiated outcome and they include a ratio of cabinet portfolios … by essentially removing the authority of one of those ministers and giving it to a Liberal minister without that minister's knowledge, essentially breached the Coalition agreement" External link

abc-au Thursday, August 18, 2022 5:55:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "I struggle to understand and appreciate the need to keep these appointments secret — it goes against everything that underpins our system of government, of transparency and accountability," "There are many more questions that remain on the table" External link

abc-au Thursday, August 18, 2022 4:36:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "These revelations do raise into question our Westminster system of government," External link

independent-UK Monday, August 15, 2022 4:26:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "These revelations do raise into question our Westminster system of government," External link

AsiaOne Monday, August 15, 2022 12:16:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "These revelations do raise into question our Westminster system of government," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, August 15, 2022 12:04:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "The opposition and crossbench senators ... realised it wasn't good enough for the Labor Party to be marking their own homework on their response to the foot and mouth incursion into Indonesia," "The biosecurity officers (Agriculture Minister Murray Watt) promised and said were there are not deployed. They're not even employed yet" External link

bordermail Thursday, July 28, 2022 11:03:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “The AgriPark will have research and development facilities, collaboration and innovation spaces and shared accommodation for education and industry partners,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, May 19, 2022 3:28:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : “To think that (transition) is a linear progression is a mistake,” External link

aap-au Monday, May 16, 2022 11:35:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said ( about The Hon ) : “The Connecting Regional Australia initiative is the cornerstone of the Coalition Government’s response to the 2021 Regional Telecommunications Review and will further upgrade telecommunications in our regional, rural, remote and outer-urban communities across the nation,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, May 10, 2022 2:47:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “The new labs will mean La Trobe can meet the increased demand for nursing and health care professionals, to address the workforce needs of the region,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, May 9, 2022 1:27:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "She is in touch with what everyday families are going through, she understands the pressures also on agricultural businesses," External link

bordermail Saturday, May 7, 2022 10:14:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Regional Australia is home to a number of the nation’s key industry sectors, which is why these projects are crucial to securing and strengthening the supply of improved raw materials to these vital industries,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, May 3, 2022 5:25:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Through Round 1 of the program, the Coalition Government has funded more than 130 projects in regional, rural, and remote communities, including four in the electorates of Lyons and Braddon in Tasmania,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, May 2, 2022 2:37:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Australia produces world-class research, and we want our regions to contribute to that proud tradition as well as reap the benefits from it, creating more resilient regional economies,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, May 2, 2022 2:37:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “If it is going to be a coal-fired power station that is much lower in emissions because we’re actually employing carbon capture and storage technology, then why wouldn’t we support that?” External link

guardian Wednesday, April 27, 2022 12:15:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "The Liberal and Nationals Government is investing $518,900 to deploy a new Telstra macro cell mobile site in the country town of Tarrawingee improving handheld coverage to a known blackspot area under the round two of the Regional Connectivity Program," External link

bordermail Sunday, April 24, 2022 7:40:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "the stakes are very high at the moment" External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, April 22, 2022 7:12:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "the stakes are very high at the moment" External link

bordermail Friday, April 22, 2022 7:07:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "the stakes are very high at the moment" External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, April 22, 2022 1:37:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “I’m very pleased that residents, business and visitors to Gingin and Breera will soon be able to enjoy the benefits and opportunities that this project will bring in terms of improved digital connectivity to support their communities,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, April 20, 2022 1:16:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “This is a research commercialisation project that will directly benefit regional Australia by ensuring our mining sector is strong, efficient and reliable,” “The Trailblazer investment is an important component of the Government’s $2 billion Regional Accelerator Program announced in the recent 2022 Budget, which is designed to drive economic growth and jobs in regional Australia” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, April 19, 2022 10:06:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “The recent floods along Australia’s eastern coast have again demonstrated the devastation that can be wrought by major floods in this country,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, April 16, 2022 6:37:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Our Government has now committed a total of $100 million to flood mitigation infrastructure – that is 37 unique projects – to build our resilience to future floods. Including co-contributions from jurisdictions, the total investment across these 15 projects is more than $71,774,844, funding critical levee upgrades, dam and detention basin upgrades, and stormwater management infrastructure,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, April 16, 2022 6:37:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “The Liberal and Nationals Government is continuing to invest wisely in the long-term resilience of our country to mitigate against future disasters which is part of our plan for a strong economy and a stronger future,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, April 16, 2022 6:37:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Australians want their leaders to be getting on with the job and supporting people who need it. They don’t want us playing politics with disaster victims. What people need is the hope and confidence to carry on with their recovery,” “That’s why the Commonwealth has agreed to a package of support for Queensland which focuses on resilience and mitigation” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, April 7, 2022 10:20:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “The significant devastation wreaked by these floods across Queensland is something this government is determined to mitigate against, now and in the future,” “I have seen the impact on Queenslanders first hand, I have walked the streets with survivors and I know this next wave of support will enable residents in flood ravaged communities to build back better and become more resilient to future disasters” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, April 7, 2022 10:20:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “These budget initiatives will play a critical role in supporting disaster-impacted local communities and businesses to recover as quickly as possible and be better prepared for future events,” External link

guardian Tuesday, March 29, 2022 1:00:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "We are listening to communities and providing funding for support where it is needed most," External link

bordermail Tuesday, March 29, 2022 12:49:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "We are listening to communities and providing funding for support where it is needed most," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, March 29, 2022 12:19:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “It will also empower our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander boarding students to achieve their educational goals and lay the groundwork for success beyond school,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, March 25, 2022 6:32:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Since its launch in 2020, Destination Australia has supported more than 1,800 scholarship recipients, pumping more than $76 million into our regional economies, and this fourth round of funding will support around 480 new student scholarship recipients,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, March 24, 2022 4:02:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “These regional communities will also benefit significantly from having more students living, working, and studying in their locations – so it is a win-win,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, March 24, 2022 4:02:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Due to the significant devastation wreaked by these floods, we are allocating the total $150 million available from the Emergency Response Fund this financial year to this effort," "The scale and magnitude of these floods is exactly the type of event that the Emergency Response Fund was designed to address" External link

bordermail Monday, March 21, 2022 7:52:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Due to the significant devastation wreaked by these floods, we are allocating the total $150 million available from the Emergency Response Fund this financial year to this effort," "The scale and magnitude of these floods is exactly the type of event that the Emergency Response Fund was designed to address" External link

illawarramercury Monday, March 21, 2022 7:22:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “The smaller landholder package ... recognises that not everybody is getting 100 per cent of their income off their property,” External link

guardian Friday, March 18, 2022 5:47:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "We know that catastrophic event that occurred was not seen elsewhere across the country," External link

illawarramercury Friday, March 18, 2022 2:43:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "We know that catastrophic event that occurred was not seen elsewhere across the country," External link

bordermail Friday, March 18, 2022 12:57:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : “We know that catastrophic event that occurred was not seen elsewhere across the country,” External link

aap-au Friday, March 18, 2022 12:31:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “The floods have had a devastating impact on our communities in Northern NSW, causing enormous upheaval to lives and livelihoods. This new package will support businesses and communities to repair the damage, stimulate local economies, and help communities to move forward,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, March 18, 2022 11:15:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "The smaller landholder package ... recognises that not everybody is getting 100 per cent of their income off their property," External link

bordermail Friday, March 18, 2022 10:27:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Due to the significant devastation wreaked by these floods, we are allocating the total $150 million available from the Emergency Response Fund this financial year to this effort,” “The scale and magnitude of these floods is exactly the type of event that the Emergency Response Fund was designed to address” External link

smh Friday, March 18, 2022 9:02:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Due to the significant devastation wreaked by these floods, we are allocating the total $150 million available from the Emergency Response Fund this financial year to this effort,” “The scale and magnitude of these floods is exactly the type of event that the Emergency Response Fund was designed to address” External link

theage Friday, March 18, 2022 8:59:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Due to the significant devastation wreaked by these floods, we are allocating the total $150 million available from the Emergency Response Fund this financial year to this effort,” “The scale and magnitude of these floods is exactly the type of event that the Emergency Response Fund was designed to address” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, March 18, 2022 8:41:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "We know that catastrophic event that occurred was not seen elsewhere across the country," External link

bordermail Friday, March 18, 2022 8:16:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “As the full scale and impact to these areas in northern NSW is being realised, the Liberal and Nationals government is implementing this extra support as quickly as possible,” External link

watoday Thursday, March 17, 2022 8:31:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "As the full scale and impact to these areas in northern NSW is being realised, the Liberal and Nationals Government is implementing this extra support as quickly as possible," External link

9news Thursday, March 17, 2022 8:24:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "There's actually a threshold trigger for calling a national disaster," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, March 11, 2022 10:18:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “As people turn their minds to the future, we want them to know they’ve got options and we’ll be there to help them,” “That’s why we’re working with NSW and Queensland to identify the priorities for the longer-term recovery under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, March 9, 2022 6:56:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "We have made financial help available now because we know the economic impact of disasters like these are felt long after the flood water recedes," "There will be some very tough, days, weeks and months ahead for thousands of people in Queensland and NSW, and the clean-up and recovery process will take time" External link

illawarramercury Monday, March 7, 2022 7:08:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Mobile phones are vital for people in regional and remote communities to access critical supports both during and after natural disasters such as bushfires and floods," External link

illawarramercury Monday, March 7, 2022 7:08:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "We have made financial help available now because we know the economic impact of disasters like these are felt long after the flood water recedes," "There will be some very tough, days, weeks and months ahead for thousands of people in Queensland and NSW, and the clean-up and recovery process will take time" External link

bordermail Monday, March 7, 2022 7:05:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Mobile phones are vital for people in regional and remote communities to access critical supports both during and after natural disasters such as bushfires and floods," External link

bordermail Monday, March 7, 2022 7:05:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “As the Commonwealth government, we can’t deploy the ADF into states, so our ADF assets are exactly where the state governments have requested them,” External link

theherald-au Sunday, March 6, 2022 11:11:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “As the Commonwealth government, we can’t deploy the ADF into states, so our ADF assets are exactly where the state governments have requested them,” External link

theherald-au Friday, March 4, 2022 1:42:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "These are sensible conversations to have following a natural disaster because we do have to make sure that we're making sensible data-based decisions that also build in future predictions around climatic conditions so that we can keep people safe," External link

abc-au Friday, March 4, 2022 5:10:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “We have made financial help available now because we know the economic impact of disasters like these are felt long after the flood water recedes,” “There will be some very tough, days weeks and months ahead for thousands of people in NSW and Queensland and the clean-up and recovery process will take some time” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, March 1, 2022 12:08:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “We have made financial help available now because we know the economic impact of disasters like these are felt long after the flood water recedes,” “There will be some very tough, days weeks and months ahead for thousands of people in NSW and Queensland and the clean-up and recovery process will take some time” External link

theage Tuesday, March 1, 2022 11:29:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “We have seen some devastating scenes across South East Queensland but these affected communities can be assured the Australian and Queensland Governments will work together as we identify what additional assistance will be needed,” External link

yahoo-au Monday, February 28, 2022 7:40:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “There is no easy or quick fix to the barriers many students face in accessing higher education, which is why we are funding innovative proposals that will directly involve regional communities themselves,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, February 15, 2022 3:24:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Factors such as COVID-19, a growing digital economy and the ongoing threat of natural disasters have underlined the importance of access to high quality telecommunication services,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, February 14, 2022 8:28:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “I look forward to working with stakeholders to finalise and continue our proven track record in regional telecommunications,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, February 14, 2022 8:28:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "We listened to the communities impacted by the 2019-20 Black Summer Bushfires and developed this program so projects submitted were of value and importance to those communities," "We received a large number of applications, demonstrating the great need for, and the importance of, community advocacy" External link

maitlandmercury Saturday, February 12, 2022 4:34:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "The Australian and Northern Territory governments are working together to ensure those who have been impacted can access the support they need to get back on their feet as soon as possible," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, February 9, 2022 8:10:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "We continue to stand side by side with South Australians who have been impacted by this severe weather event," "We are ready to provide additional assistance measures once further recovery needs assessments have been undertaken" External link

bordermail Tuesday, February 8, 2022 5:26:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Since 2018, these scholarships have helped support more than 4,000 regional and remote students to access a tertiary education,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, January 31, 2022 2:30:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “I encourage all eligible regional and remote Australians to apply for these scholarships to support them in their higher education,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, January 31, 2022 2:30:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Our first concern is for the safety and needs of those directly affected and we know that through working together we can keep the wheels turning and restore supply chains across the country," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, January 30, 2022 11:18:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “The Bendigo Airport is a central piece of infrastructure providing vital services for several regional centres in both Victoria and New South Wales,” “The upgrade will provide a boost to the local economic, business and tourism sectors” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, January 14, 2022 4:47:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “These grants will ensure Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students from remote and very remote communities will receive the support they need to succeed in their education, including health and wellbeing support, particularly following the impacts of COVID-19,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, January 12, 2022 9:27:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Boarding schools are a central part of the education options available to families, particularly those in regional and remote communities,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, January 12, 2022 9:27:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “The new training will ensure those working in disaster recovery have the tools and support to identify, refer and care for people affected by domestic violence, especially in rural and regional areas where we know there are often barriers to accessing support,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, January 1, 2022 1:38:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Growing up in rural Victoria, I understand that the cost of relocating particularly to major cities can be a major barrier to participating in further studies after completing school,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, December 31, 2021 2:32:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “They’re all in communities and homes that are now supposed to be writing their fire plans, so it’s really raising the awareness that it’s everybody’s business to be prepared for natural disasters,” External link

news_com_au Thursday, December 23, 2021 9:56:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “This program provides the funding businesses need to tap in to the research capabilities and local knowledge of our regions to develop innovative and locally-sourced raw material supplies, which are crucial in many industries,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, December 22, 2021 2:25:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Regional Australia is becoming the preferred location for many Australians, with a net 43,000 people taking up the incredible lifestyle our regions have to offer in 2020,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, December 22, 2021 2:25:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Students in the Southern Shoalhaven will benefit from the safe, supportive learning environment offered at this centre in Ulladulla,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, December 13, 2021 9:54:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Many of the jobs of the future will require STEM skills, and we want to make sure girls are not just able to succeed in a career in STEM but to excel as leaders in their field,” “The participants will benefit from the expertise and mentorship of 94 STEM coaches and will also be encouraged to build lasting friendships with likeminded students” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, December 10, 2021 8:47:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Delivering on our commitment to provide educational opportunities for all Australians, the program prioritises students from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, remote and rural locations and areas with higher levels of socio-economic disadvantage,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, December 10, 2021 8:47:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "We've got agreements four of the jurisdiction and the other and they've got their cash, the other four will have it by the 17 December," "We're not holding it up at all. I would encourage all state and territory jurisdictions to get their skates on on this. Because as we've seen, when we don't have these projects in place that the impact is significant" External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, December 1, 2021 2:30:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "We've got agreements four of the jurisdiction and the other and they've got their cash, the other four will have it by the 17 December," "We're not holding it up at all. I would encourage all state and territory jurisdictions to get their skates on on this. Because as we've seen, when we don't have these projects in place that the impact is significant" External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, December 1, 2021 1:48:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "We've got agreements four of the jurisdiction and the other and they've got their cash, the other four will have it by the 17 December," "We're not holding it up at all. I would encourage all state and territory jurisdictions to get their skates on on this. Because as we've seen, when we don't have these projects in place that the impact is significant" External link

bordermail Wednesday, December 1, 2021 1:42:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "The severe weather devastated horticulture and farming properties from the Eyre Peninsula right across South Australia to the Victorian border," "Without the right support, the storm's widespread impact on the farming sector could mean production and viability disruption well beyond the current season" External link

illawarramercury Friday, November 26, 2021 8:45:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Universities that know their communities and understand the connection between research and innovation will be the winners under this scheme,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, November 24, 2021 10:18:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “This will mean a reduction in local content, news and interviews. The big losers will be local audiences who rely on their ABC to provide up-to-date information relevant to their regions and districts,” “The double standards of ABC’s management are breathtaking. On the one hand, the ABC spends big to protect its city-based celebrities but when it needs to find cost savings it is regional radio that pays the price” External link

watoday Thursday, November 18, 2021 9:27:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “The Liberal and Nationals Government is committed to supporting growth in our regional tertiary education providers as they recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, by encouraging students to consider their study options outside of our capital cities,” “Students who move to our regions get to experience a great lifestyle, and a world-class education, while supporting the communities they live, work and study in” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, November 18, 2021 2:17:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “I am particularly pleased for Rebecca Keeley, recipient of the Tim Fischer John Monash Scholarship, which supports country scholars,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, November 15, 2021 9:02:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "As a government we want to invest in regional centres that are already well-primed for growth," "I've asked my department to identify a group of regional cities that have met a defined set of criteria based in research that could be used as future cities of rapid growth" External link

illawarramercury Friday, November 12, 2021 9:54:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "We cannot nor should we continue to concentrate growth on capital cities - they just keep getting bigger, and they're not any healthier, particularly Sydney and Melbourne," "The greater goal of regionalisation is to be a better, stronger nation, with regional cities that are underpinned by innovative industries built on the competitive advantage of each region that are supported by skilled and stable workforce" External link

illawarramercury Friday, November 12, 2021 9:54:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "It actually builds on the Regional Deals," External link

bordermail Friday, November 12, 2021 8:30:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "A choice beyond the increasingly unaffordable and congested city limits of Sydney, Melbourne, Perth or Brisbane," External link

bordermail Friday, November 12, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "In an ideal world, I would like ... 50 per cent of future population growth to occur in the regions," External link

bordermail Friday, November 12, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Regionalisation offers an alternative path that can relieve the congestion burden of population growth from our capitals while offering better settlement outcomes for all Australians both in the regions and our cities," External link

bordermail Friday, November 12, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “The purpose-built School of Mining in Rockhampton and the School of Manufacturing in Gladstone will support skills training, education, research and workforce development for the needs of the mining, resources and manufacturing sectors,” “It’s great to see construction progressing on these two important facilities that will boost local skills and jobs and elevate Australia’s role in mining and advanced manufacturing” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, November 9, 2021 9:20:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Thanks to the fully federally-funded $235 million North East Line Upgrade track upgrades, passengers are already enjoying smoother rides with fewer delays on the North East Line,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, November 8, 2021 2:31:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “It is worthy to spend $2 billion to help countries in Australia’s region but we also have to ensure that we are also looking after people at home in the regions who are most likely to be impacted by future governments’ climate policies,” External link

theherald-au Wednesday, November 3, 2021 9:00:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “The first rule of fight club is not to talk about fight club,” External link

guardian Monday, October 25, 2021 11:34:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “These scholarships have supported students who would otherwise not have been able to afford a higher education,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, October 22, 2021 9:21:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “I think that it will be ugly. I agree with Senator Canavan,” “You’ll have to check with Barnaby about whether he doesn’t” External link

theherald-au Friday, October 22, 2021 4:53:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “I think that it will be ugly. I agree with Senator Canavan,” “You’ll have to check with Barnaby about whether he doesn’t” External link

smh Friday, October 22, 2021 3:56:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “I think that it will be ugly. I agree with Senator Canavan,” “You’ll have to check with Barnaby about whether he doesn’t” External link

theage Friday, October 22, 2021 3:21:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Australia Post has thrown a valuable lifeline to all those involved in the industry by offering Parcel Post, Express Post, Secure Accept and Collect, Startrack Express and Startrack Special Services to ensure the safe, secure and reliable transportation of firearms" "Not having firearms able to be commercially freighted across the country has severe implications that affect many of our regional industries" External link

bordermail Friday, October 22, 2021 2:16:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie says : "this is not about 30 pieces of silver," External link

abc-au Friday, October 22, 2021 1:41:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "I think that it will be ugly. I agree with Senator Canavan," "You'll have to check with Barnaby about whether he doesn't" External link

abc-au Thursday, October 21, 2021 11:57:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie says : "this is not about 30 pieces of silver," External link

abc-au Thursday, October 21, 2021 11:57:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “I think that it will be ugly. I agree with Senator Canavan,” “You’ll have to check with Barnaby about whether he doesn’t” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, October 21, 2021 1:52:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie says : “this is not about 30 pieces of silver” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, October 21, 2021 1:52:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told ( about Liberal Parti ) : “It’s the Liberal Party’s plan,” External link

watoday Thursday, October 14, 2021 9:01:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "This actual debate isn't about climate change, it's about regions," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, October 13, 2021 7:46:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "This actual debate isn't about climate change, it's about regions," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:32:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Well, leader after leader of major parties have fallen on one simple point – that is that it hasn’t been right. We represent the poorest, the most marginalised people in the country – out of sight out of mind” External link

guardian Wednesday, October 13, 2021 7:32:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "This actual debate isn't about climate change, it's about regions," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, October 13, 2021 7:28:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Well, leader after leader of major parties have fallen on one simple point – that is that it hasn’t been right. We represent the poorest, the most marginalised people in the country – out of sight out of mind” External link

guardian Wednesday, October 13, 2021 3:12:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “We want net zero economic impact in the regions. And we want that guaranteed,” External link

guardian Monday, October 11, 2021 7:46:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Our local health services have faced significant challenges in recent times due to natural disasters, border closures and overall increased demand," "The crux of this issue is that we need more medical professionals in regional towns like Albury-Wodonga, especially junior doctors" External link

bordermail Thursday, October 7, 2021 1:13:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Many graduates from regional universities have completed degrees that prepare them for career paths and equip them with the skills that are in high demand by employers,” “These results also demonstrate that our regional universities have become centres of excellence in specialised fields and as a result are attracting the highest calibre of students” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, October 5, 2021 4:13:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : “We’re less than four weeks from Glasgow and modelling on the implications of this over the last decade has shown that it’s regional Australia, our industries, and indeed the poorest in our country who will pay the price for low emissions future,” External link

smh Sunday, October 3, 2021 9:14:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Any modelling on the implications of this over that last decade has shown it is regional Australia, our industries and indeed the poorest in our country who will pay the price for a low emissions future," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, October 3, 2021 3:42:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie wrote : “It is easy for the Member for Kooyong [Frydenberg] or the Member for Wentworth [Dave Sharma] to publicly embrace net zero before the government has a position, because there would be next to zero real impact on the way of life of their affluent constituents” External link

theherald-au Friday, October 1, 2021 4:55:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie wrote : “It is easy for the Member for Kooyong [Frydenberg] or the Member for Wentworth [Dave Sharma] to publicly embrace net zero before the government has a position, because there would be next to zero real impact on the way of life of their affluent constituents” External link

theage Friday, October 1, 2021 2:25:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie wrote : “It is easy for the Member for Kooyong [Frydenberg] or the Member for Wentworth [Dave Sharma] to publicly embrace net zero before the government has a position, because there would be next to zero real impact on the way of life of their affluent constituents” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, October 1, 2021 2:02:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Those unable to find work after 80 per cent will be supported by our strong social security system," "The science says the need for hard lockdowns statewide for declared hotspots won't be required, therefore the payments are tapering off to individuals and businesses" External link

maitlandmercury Friday, October 1, 2021 2:00:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Whether you live in Melbourne or in a regional Victorian town, it is vital everyone has the opportunity to learn new skills. Geography should not be a determinant of your educational attainment,” “I am confident the establishment of this Regional University Centre in Wangaratta will equip local students to expand their abilities and secure jobs” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, June 18, 2021 6:39:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie warned : “There is no agreement with the second party of this Coalition government on any target date for zero emissions. In fact it would fly in the face of the Nationals public policy commitment” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, June 15, 2021 4:24:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Business, industry, manufacturing and our farmers get on with the job, contributing enormously to regional economies and collectively the national economy," "This budget contains a range of measures to support the growth and prosperity of our regions" External link

bordermail Wednesday, May 12, 2021 10:52:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie replied : "Her submission raises some significant questions around the whole process and that's what is so good about having a public hearing today," External link

qt Tuesday, April 13, 2021 5:08:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie replied ( about Christine Holgate ) : "I think it's important that we allow Ms Holgate to put her side of the story on the public record, so that everyone can be availed of the facts," External link

qt Tuesday, April 13, 2021 5:08:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "She has made a confidential complaint through the appropriate process, which was exactly the right thing to do and she has received an apology," "I think for her to have that first-hand experience of that confidential process will hopefully give confidence to other staff and MPs to use the processes available to them" External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, March 30, 2021 7:32:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "She has made a confidential complaint through the appropriate process, which was exactly the right thing to do and she has received an apology," "I think for her to have that first-hand experience of that confidential process will hopefully give confidence to other staff and MPs to use the processes available to them" External link

bordermail Tuesday, March 30, 2021 3:18:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "It's great to feel great about our assessments and how we're working with the world [on emissions reduction], but at the end of the day, it's going to be small businesses that pay," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, March 26, 2021 8:22:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "We compete against the world with one hand behind our back while other nations avail themselves of cutting edge, low emissions technologies," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, February 18, 2021 6:17:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Because I know what happened in the meeting ... We discussed how popular the program was, ‘could I have some more money please’, ‘yes you can’. That’s a summary,” External link

theherald-au Friday, February 12, 2021 12:24:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "But I was gifted an honorary membership to the value of $30 by the Wangaratta Clay Target Club which secretary Gaetjens found I breached because I didn't declare that in a timely manner," "I take the Prime Minister's ministerial standards very seriously....and so I choose to tender my resignation" External link

bordermail Friday, February 12, 2021 10:42:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie replied : “They no longer work for the government,” “I take responsibility for the decisions made” External link

smh Friday, February 12, 2021 10:12:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "The Prime Minister did not have a role in authorising projects during the three rounds of the program by Sport Australia and the final decision maker was me," External link

abc-au Friday, February 12, 2021 9:30:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie replied : "I was no longer the minister," External link

abc-au Friday, February 12, 2021 9:30:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "My understanding is there will be actually no legislative requirement if the government decides to head off to Glasgow and sign this up," External link

portstephensexaminer Thursday, February 11, 2021 6:32:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "My understanding is there will be actually no legislative requirement if the government decides to head off to Glasgow and sign this up," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, February 9, 2021 8:39:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "My understanding is there will be actually no legislative requirement if the government decides to head off to Glasgow and sign this up," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, February 9, 2021 7:48:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "My understanding is there will be actually no legislative requirement if the government decides to head off to Glasgow and sign this up," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, February 9, 2021 1:59:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie wrote : "I am yet to receive a detailed statement of matters to be dealt with during my appearance that I haven't already addressed in my submission nor a 'transcript of relevant evidence already taken' by the committee that would justify my need to attend for any other reason than a cheap political stunt," External link

bordermail Monday, February 1, 2021 5:12:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "It was a delight to meet and hear from so many regional manufacturers and be able to incorporate their vision into what will be Australia's most ambitious manufacturing program since World War 2," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, January 29, 2021 5:36:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "It was a delight to meet and hear from so many regional manufacturers and be able to incorporate their vision into what will be Australia's most ambitious manufacturing program since World War 2," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, January 29, 2021 5:16:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "We are in a happy relationship and have been open about it," External link

theage Wednesday, January 20, 2021 7:46:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie wrote : "I am yet to receive a detailed statement of matters to be dealt with during my appearance that I haven't already addressed in my submission nor a 'transcript of relevant evidence already taken' by the committee that would justify my need to attend for any other reason than a cheap political stunt," External link

bordermail Tuesday, January 19, 2021 5:40:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie wrote : "With regard to my attendance to an inquiry hearing, at no time have I 'declined to' appear before the committee," "Nonetheless the committee has sought to take the unprecedented action through the Senate order of 9 December, to direct a fellow senator to appear" External link

bordermail Tuesday, January 19, 2021 5:40:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie wrote : "I am yet to receive a detailed statement of matters to be dealt with during my appearance that I haven't already addressed in my submission nor a 'transcript of relevant evidence already taken' by the committee that would justify my need to attend for any other reason than a cheap political stunt," External link

bordermail Tuesday, January 19, 2021 12:34:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie wrote : "With regard to my attendance to an inquiry hearing, at no time have I 'declined to' appear before the committee," "Nonetheless the committee has sought to take the unprecedented action through the Senate order of 9 December, to direct a fellow senator to appear" External link

bordermail Tuesday, January 19, 2021 12:34:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "I have been calling since June for a consistent national approach for quarantine and the definition of a hotspot," "It’s not for want of trying at the federal level, it’s a lack of state leadership" External link

watoday Monday, January 4, 2021 2:03:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "I have been calling since June for a consistent national approach for quarantine and the definition of a hotspot," "It’s not for want of trying at the federal level, it’s a lack of state leadership" External link

smh Sunday, January 3, 2021 2:31:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "I have been calling since June for a consistent national approach for quarantine and the definition of a hotspot," "It’s not for want of trying at the federal level, it’s a lack of state leadership" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, January 3, 2021 11:38:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "For me his work in the trade area stood him apart," "He not only industrialised Australia, he opened up our immigration and built our manufacturing sector, he also secured our role internationally as a trading market and got us away from Britain" External link

bordermail Friday, December 11, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "This is our key brand proposition to the world, that we are clean, green, pest and disease free and we've got to invest in a sustainable funding model to actually maintain that over time, because the risk is always increasing," External link

abc-au Thursday, December 10, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie explicou : “das maiores ameaças de saúde animal no mundo” External link

dnoticias Tuesday, October 15, 2019 2:09:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie déclaré : «GD Pork a importé le sperme illégalement dans le but d’obtenir un avantage injuste par rapport à ses concurrents, grâce à une nouvelle génétique» External link

lavenir Wednesday, August 14, 2019 12:56:00 PM EAT



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Bridget McKenzie said ( about Labor ) : "When the Labor Party frames up investing in our communities as waste, they are talking about social infrastructure that people in capital cities take for granted," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, September 29, 2022 8:04:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "I wish the new minister all success in brokering with the states a more efficient infrastructure pipeline that better apportions costs, and improves delivery," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, September 9, 2022 12:04:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "I wish the new minister all success in brokering with the states a more efficient infrastructure pipeline that better apportions costs, and improves delivery," External link

yahoo-au Friday, September 9, 2022 11:30:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "I wish the new minister all success in brokering with the states a more efficient infrastructure pipeline that better apportions costs, and improves delivery," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, September 9, 2022 11:14:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Complete disrespect for the second party of government, the National party ,” External link

guardian Thursday, August 18, 2022 6:56:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "I struggle to understand and appreciate the need to keep these appointments secret — it goes against everything that underpins our system of government, of transparency and accountability," "There are many more questions that remain on the table" External link

abc-au Thursday, August 18, 2022 5:55:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "These arrangements essentially breached the Coalition agreement," "Our Coalition arrangements are a negotiated outcome and they include a ratio of cabinet portfolios … by essentially removing the authority of one of those ministers and giving it to a Liberal minister without that minister's knowledge, essentially breached the Coalition agreement" External link

abc-au Thursday, August 18, 2022 5:55:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "I struggle to understand and appreciate the need to keep these appointments secret — it goes against everything that underpins our system of government, of transparency and accountability," "There are many more questions that remain on the table" External link

abc-au Thursday, August 18, 2022 4:36:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "These revelations do raise into question our Westminster system of government," External link

independent-UK Monday, August 15, 2022 4:26:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "These revelations do raise into question our Westminster system of government," External link

AsiaOne Monday, August 15, 2022 12:16:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "These revelations do raise into question our Westminster system of government," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, August 15, 2022 12:04:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "The opposition and crossbench senators ... realised it wasn't good enough for the Labor Party to be marking their own homework on their response to the foot and mouth incursion into Indonesia," "The biosecurity officers (Agriculture Minister Murray Watt) promised and said were there are not deployed. They're not even employed yet" External link

bordermail Thursday, July 28, 2022 11:03:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “The AgriPark will have research and development facilities, collaboration and innovation spaces and shared accommodation for education and industry partners,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, May 19, 2022 3:28:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : “To think that (transition) is a linear progression is a mistake,” External link

aap-au Monday, May 16, 2022 11:35:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said ( about The Hon ) : “The Connecting Regional Australia initiative is the cornerstone of the Coalition Government’s response to the 2021 Regional Telecommunications Review and will further upgrade telecommunications in our regional, rural, remote and outer-urban communities across the nation,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, May 10, 2022 2:47:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “The new labs will mean La Trobe can meet the increased demand for nursing and health care professionals, to address the workforce needs of the region,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, May 9, 2022 1:27:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "She is in touch with what everyday families are going through, she understands the pressures also on agricultural businesses," External link

bordermail Saturday, May 7, 2022 10:14:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Regional Australia is home to a number of the nation’s key industry sectors, which is why these projects are crucial to securing and strengthening the supply of improved raw materials to these vital industries,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, May 3, 2022 5:25:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Through Round 1 of the program, the Coalition Government has funded more than 130 projects in regional, rural, and remote communities, including four in the electorates of Lyons and Braddon in Tasmania,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, May 2, 2022 2:37:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Australia produces world-class research, and we want our regions to contribute to that proud tradition as well as reap the benefits from it, creating more resilient regional economies,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, May 2, 2022 2:37:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “If it is going to be a coal-fired power station that is much lower in emissions because we’re actually employing carbon capture and storage technology, then why wouldn’t we support that?” External link

guardian Wednesday, April 27, 2022 12:15:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "The Liberal and Nationals Government is investing $518,900 to deploy a new Telstra macro cell mobile site in the country town of Tarrawingee improving handheld coverage to a known blackspot area under the round two of the Regional Connectivity Program," External link

bordermail Sunday, April 24, 2022 7:40:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "the stakes are very high at the moment" External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, April 22, 2022 7:12:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "the stakes are very high at the moment" External link

bordermail Friday, April 22, 2022 7:07:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "the stakes are very high at the moment" External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, April 22, 2022 1:37:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “I’m very pleased that residents, business and visitors to Gingin and Breera will soon be able to enjoy the benefits and opportunities that this project will bring in terms of improved digital connectivity to support their communities,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, April 20, 2022 1:16:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “This is a research commercialisation project that will directly benefit regional Australia by ensuring our mining sector is strong, efficient and reliable,” “The Trailblazer investment is an important component of the Government’s $2 billion Regional Accelerator Program announced in the recent 2022 Budget, which is designed to drive economic growth and jobs in regional Australia” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, April 19, 2022 10:06:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “The recent floods along Australia’s eastern coast have again demonstrated the devastation that can be wrought by major floods in this country,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, April 16, 2022 6:37:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Our Government has now committed a total of $100 million to flood mitigation infrastructure – that is 37 unique projects – to build our resilience to future floods. Including co-contributions from jurisdictions, the total investment across these 15 projects is more than $71,774,844, funding critical levee upgrades, dam and detention basin upgrades, and stormwater management infrastructure,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, April 16, 2022 6:37:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “The Liberal and Nationals Government is continuing to invest wisely in the long-term resilience of our country to mitigate against future disasters which is part of our plan for a strong economy and a stronger future,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, April 16, 2022 6:37:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Australians want their leaders to be getting on with the job and supporting people who need it. They don’t want us playing politics with disaster victims. What people need is the hope and confidence to carry on with their recovery,” “That’s why the Commonwealth has agreed to a package of support for Queensland which focuses on resilience and mitigation” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, April 7, 2022 10:20:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “The significant devastation wreaked by these floods across Queensland is something this government is determined to mitigate against, now and in the future,” “I have seen the impact on Queenslanders first hand, I have walked the streets with survivors and I know this next wave of support will enable residents in flood ravaged communities to build back better and become more resilient to future disasters” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, April 7, 2022 10:20:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “These budget initiatives will play a critical role in supporting disaster-impacted local communities and businesses to recover as quickly as possible and be better prepared for future events,” External link

guardian Tuesday, March 29, 2022 1:00:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "We are listening to communities and providing funding for support where it is needed most," External link

bordermail Tuesday, March 29, 2022 12:49:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "We are listening to communities and providing funding for support where it is needed most," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, March 29, 2022 12:19:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “It will also empower our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander boarding students to achieve their educational goals and lay the groundwork for success beyond school,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, March 25, 2022 6:32:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Since its launch in 2020, Destination Australia has supported more than 1,800 scholarship recipients, pumping more than $76 million into our regional economies, and this fourth round of funding will support around 480 new student scholarship recipients,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, March 24, 2022 4:02:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “These regional communities will also benefit significantly from having more students living, working, and studying in their locations – so it is a win-win,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, March 24, 2022 4:02:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Due to the significant devastation wreaked by these floods, we are allocating the total $150 million available from the Emergency Response Fund this financial year to this effort," "The scale and magnitude of these floods is exactly the type of event that the Emergency Response Fund was designed to address" External link

bordermail Monday, March 21, 2022 7:52:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Due to the significant devastation wreaked by these floods, we are allocating the total $150 million available from the Emergency Response Fund this financial year to this effort," "The scale and magnitude of these floods is exactly the type of event that the Emergency Response Fund was designed to address" External link

illawarramercury Monday, March 21, 2022 7:22:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “The smaller landholder package ... recognises that not everybody is getting 100 per cent of their income off their property,” External link

guardian Friday, March 18, 2022 5:47:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "We know that catastrophic event that occurred was not seen elsewhere across the country," External link

illawarramercury Friday, March 18, 2022 2:43:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "We know that catastrophic event that occurred was not seen elsewhere across the country," External link

bordermail Friday, March 18, 2022 12:57:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : “We know that catastrophic event that occurred was not seen elsewhere across the country,” External link

aap-au Friday, March 18, 2022 12:31:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “The floods have had a devastating impact on our communities in Northern NSW, causing enormous upheaval to lives and livelihoods. This new package will support businesses and communities to repair the damage, stimulate local economies, and help communities to move forward,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, March 18, 2022 11:15:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "The smaller landholder package ... recognises that not everybody is getting 100 per cent of their income off their property," External link

bordermail Friday, March 18, 2022 10:27:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Due to the significant devastation wreaked by these floods, we are allocating the total $150 million available from the Emergency Response Fund this financial year to this effort,” “The scale and magnitude of these floods is exactly the type of event that the Emergency Response Fund was designed to address” External link

smh Friday, March 18, 2022 9:02:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Due to the significant devastation wreaked by these floods, we are allocating the total $150 million available from the Emergency Response Fund this financial year to this effort,” “The scale and magnitude of these floods is exactly the type of event that the Emergency Response Fund was designed to address” External link

theage Friday, March 18, 2022 8:59:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Due to the significant devastation wreaked by these floods, we are allocating the total $150 million available from the Emergency Response Fund this financial year to this effort,” “The scale and magnitude of these floods is exactly the type of event that the Emergency Response Fund was designed to address” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, March 18, 2022 8:41:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "We know that catastrophic event that occurred was not seen elsewhere across the country," External link

bordermail Friday, March 18, 2022 8:16:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “As the full scale and impact to these areas in northern NSW is being realised, the Liberal and Nationals government is implementing this extra support as quickly as possible,” External link

watoday Thursday, March 17, 2022 8:31:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "As the full scale and impact to these areas in northern NSW is being realised, the Liberal and Nationals Government is implementing this extra support as quickly as possible," External link

9news Thursday, March 17, 2022 8:24:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "There's actually a threshold trigger for calling a national disaster," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, March 11, 2022 10:18:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “As people turn their minds to the future, we want them to know they’ve got options and we’ll be there to help them,” “That’s why we’re working with NSW and Queensland to identify the priorities for the longer-term recovery under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, March 9, 2022 6:56:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "We have made financial help available now because we know the economic impact of disasters like these are felt long after the flood water recedes," "There will be some very tough, days, weeks and months ahead for thousands of people in Queensland and NSW, and the clean-up and recovery process will take time" External link

illawarramercury Monday, March 7, 2022 7:08:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Mobile phones are vital for people in regional and remote communities to access critical supports both during and after natural disasters such as bushfires and floods," External link

illawarramercury Monday, March 7, 2022 7:08:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "We have made financial help available now because we know the economic impact of disasters like these are felt long after the flood water recedes," "There will be some very tough, days, weeks and months ahead for thousands of people in Queensland and NSW, and the clean-up and recovery process will take time" External link

bordermail Monday, March 7, 2022 7:05:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Mobile phones are vital for people in regional and remote communities to access critical supports both during and after natural disasters such as bushfires and floods," External link

bordermail Monday, March 7, 2022 7:05:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “As the Commonwealth government, we can’t deploy the ADF into states, so our ADF assets are exactly where the state governments have requested them,” External link

theherald-au Sunday, March 6, 2022 11:11:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “As the Commonwealth government, we can’t deploy the ADF into states, so our ADF assets are exactly where the state governments have requested them,” External link

theherald-au Friday, March 4, 2022 1:42:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "These are sensible conversations to have following a natural disaster because we do have to make sure that we're making sensible data-based decisions that also build in future predictions around climatic conditions so that we can keep people safe," External link

abc-au Friday, March 4, 2022 5:10:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “We have made financial help available now because we know the economic impact of disasters like these are felt long after the flood water recedes,” “There will be some very tough, days weeks and months ahead for thousands of people in NSW and Queensland and the clean-up and recovery process will take some time” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, March 1, 2022 12:08:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “We have made financial help available now because we know the economic impact of disasters like these are felt long after the flood water recedes,” “There will be some very tough, days weeks and months ahead for thousands of people in NSW and Queensland and the clean-up and recovery process will take some time” External link

theage Tuesday, March 1, 2022 11:29:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “We have seen some devastating scenes across South East Queensland but these affected communities can be assured the Australian and Queensland Governments will work together as we identify what additional assistance will be needed,” External link

yahoo-au Monday, February 28, 2022 7:40:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “There is no easy or quick fix to the barriers many students face in accessing higher education, which is why we are funding innovative proposals that will directly involve regional communities themselves,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, February 15, 2022 3:24:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Factors such as COVID-19, a growing digital economy and the ongoing threat of natural disasters have underlined the importance of access to high quality telecommunication services,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, February 14, 2022 8:28:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “I look forward to working with stakeholders to finalise and continue our proven track record in regional telecommunications,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, February 14, 2022 8:28:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "We listened to the communities impacted by the 2019-20 Black Summer Bushfires and developed this program so projects submitted were of value and importance to those communities," "We received a large number of applications, demonstrating the great need for, and the importance of, community advocacy" External link

maitlandmercury Saturday, February 12, 2022 4:34:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "The Australian and Northern Territory governments are working together to ensure those who have been impacted can access the support they need to get back on their feet as soon as possible," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, February 9, 2022 8:10:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "We continue to stand side by side with South Australians who have been impacted by this severe weather event," "We are ready to provide additional assistance measures once further recovery needs assessments have been undertaken" External link

bordermail Tuesday, February 8, 2022 5:26:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Since 2018, these scholarships have helped support more than 4,000 regional and remote students to access a tertiary education,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, January 31, 2022 2:30:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “I encourage all eligible regional and remote Australians to apply for these scholarships to support them in their higher education,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, January 31, 2022 2:30:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Our first concern is for the safety and needs of those directly affected and we know that through working together we can keep the wheels turning and restore supply chains across the country," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, January 30, 2022 11:18:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “The Bendigo Airport is a central piece of infrastructure providing vital services for several regional centres in both Victoria and New South Wales,” “The upgrade will provide a boost to the local economic, business and tourism sectors” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, January 14, 2022 4:47:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “These grants will ensure Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students from remote and very remote communities will receive the support they need to succeed in their education, including health and wellbeing support, particularly following the impacts of COVID-19,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, January 12, 2022 9:27:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Boarding schools are a central part of the education options available to families, particularly those in regional and remote communities,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, January 12, 2022 9:27:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “The new training will ensure those working in disaster recovery have the tools and support to identify, refer and care for people affected by domestic violence, especially in rural and regional areas where we know there are often barriers to accessing support,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, January 1, 2022 1:38:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Growing up in rural Victoria, I understand that the cost of relocating particularly to major cities can be a major barrier to participating in further studies after completing school,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, December 31, 2021 2:32:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “They’re all in communities and homes that are now supposed to be writing their fire plans, so it’s really raising the awareness that it’s everybody’s business to be prepared for natural disasters,” External link

news_com_au Thursday, December 23, 2021 9:56:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “This program provides the funding businesses need to tap in to the research capabilities and local knowledge of our regions to develop innovative and locally-sourced raw material supplies, which are crucial in many industries,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, December 22, 2021 2:25:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Regional Australia is becoming the preferred location for many Australians, with a net 43,000 people taking up the incredible lifestyle our regions have to offer in 2020,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, December 22, 2021 2:25:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Students in the Southern Shoalhaven will benefit from the safe, supportive learning environment offered at this centre in Ulladulla,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, December 13, 2021 9:54:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Many of the jobs of the future will require STEM skills, and we want to make sure girls are not just able to succeed in a career in STEM but to excel as leaders in their field,” “The participants will benefit from the expertise and mentorship of 94 STEM coaches and will also be encouraged to build lasting friendships with likeminded students” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, December 10, 2021 8:47:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Delivering on our commitment to provide educational opportunities for all Australians, the program prioritises students from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, remote and rural locations and areas with higher levels of socio-economic disadvantage,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, December 10, 2021 8:47:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "We've got agreements four of the jurisdiction and the other and they've got their cash, the other four will have it by the 17 December," "We're not holding it up at all. I would encourage all state and territory jurisdictions to get their skates on on this. Because as we've seen, when we don't have these projects in place that the impact is significant" External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, December 1, 2021 2:30:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "We've got agreements four of the jurisdiction and the other and they've got their cash, the other four will have it by the 17 December," "We're not holding it up at all. I would encourage all state and territory jurisdictions to get their skates on on this. Because as we've seen, when we don't have these projects in place that the impact is significant" External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, December 1, 2021 1:48:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "We've got agreements four of the jurisdiction and the other and they've got their cash, the other four will have it by the 17 December," "We're not holding it up at all. I would encourage all state and territory jurisdictions to get their skates on on this. Because as we've seen, when we don't have these projects in place that the impact is significant" External link

bordermail Wednesday, December 1, 2021 1:42:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "The severe weather devastated horticulture and farming properties from the Eyre Peninsula right across South Australia to the Victorian border," "Without the right support, the storm's widespread impact on the farming sector could mean production and viability disruption well beyond the current season" External link

illawarramercury Friday, November 26, 2021 8:45:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Universities that know their communities and understand the connection between research and innovation will be the winners under this scheme,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, November 24, 2021 10:18:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “This will mean a reduction in local content, news and interviews. The big losers will be local audiences who rely on their ABC to provide up-to-date information relevant to their regions and districts,” “The double standards of ABC’s management are breathtaking. On the one hand, the ABC spends big to protect its city-based celebrities but when it needs to find cost savings it is regional radio that pays the price” External link

watoday Thursday, November 18, 2021 9:27:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “The Liberal and Nationals Government is committed to supporting growth in our regional tertiary education providers as they recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, by encouraging students to consider their study options outside of our capital cities,” “Students who move to our regions get to experience a great lifestyle, and a world-class education, while supporting the communities they live, work and study in” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, November 18, 2021 2:17:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “I am particularly pleased for Rebecca Keeley, recipient of the Tim Fischer John Monash Scholarship, which supports country scholars,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, November 15, 2021 9:02:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "As a government we want to invest in regional centres that are already well-primed for growth," "I've asked my department to identify a group of regional cities that have met a defined set of criteria based in research that could be used as future cities of rapid growth" External link

illawarramercury Friday, November 12, 2021 9:54:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "We cannot nor should we continue to concentrate growth on capital cities - they just keep getting bigger, and they're not any healthier, particularly Sydney and Melbourne," "The greater goal of regionalisation is to be a better, stronger nation, with regional cities that are underpinned by innovative industries built on the competitive advantage of each region that are supported by skilled and stable workforce" External link

illawarramercury Friday, November 12, 2021 9:54:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "It actually builds on the Regional Deals," External link

bordermail Friday, November 12, 2021 8:30:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "A choice beyond the increasingly unaffordable and congested city limits of Sydney, Melbourne, Perth or Brisbane," External link

bordermail Friday, November 12, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "In an ideal world, I would like ... 50 per cent of future population growth to occur in the regions," External link

bordermail Friday, November 12, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Regionalisation offers an alternative path that can relieve the congestion burden of population growth from our capitals while offering better settlement outcomes for all Australians both in the regions and our cities," External link

bordermail Friday, November 12, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “The purpose-built School of Mining in Rockhampton and the School of Manufacturing in Gladstone will support skills training, education, research and workforce development for the needs of the mining, resources and manufacturing sectors,” “It’s great to see construction progressing on these two important facilities that will boost local skills and jobs and elevate Australia’s role in mining and advanced manufacturing” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, November 9, 2021 9:20:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Thanks to the fully federally-funded $235 million North East Line Upgrade track upgrades, passengers are already enjoying smoother rides with fewer delays on the North East Line,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, November 8, 2021 2:31:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “It is worthy to spend $2 billion to help countries in Australia’s region but we also have to ensure that we are also looking after people at home in the regions who are most likely to be impacted by future governments’ climate policies,” External link

theherald-au Wednesday, November 3, 2021 9:00:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “The first rule of fight club is not to talk about fight club,” External link

guardian Monday, October 25, 2021 11:34:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “These scholarships have supported students who would otherwise not have been able to afford a higher education,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, October 22, 2021 9:21:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “I think that it will be ugly. I agree with Senator Canavan,” “You’ll have to check with Barnaby about whether he doesn’t” External link

theherald-au Friday, October 22, 2021 4:53:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “I think that it will be ugly. I agree with Senator Canavan,” “You’ll have to check with Barnaby about whether he doesn’t” External link

smh Friday, October 22, 2021 3:56:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “I think that it will be ugly. I agree with Senator Canavan,” “You’ll have to check with Barnaby about whether he doesn’t” External link

theage Friday, October 22, 2021 3:21:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Australia Post has thrown a valuable lifeline to all those involved in the industry by offering Parcel Post, Express Post, Secure Accept and Collect, Startrack Express and Startrack Special Services to ensure the safe, secure and reliable transportation of firearms" "Not having firearms able to be commercially freighted across the country has severe implications that affect many of our regional industries" External link

bordermail Friday, October 22, 2021 2:16:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie says : "this is not about 30 pieces of silver," External link

abc-au Friday, October 22, 2021 1:41:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "I think that it will be ugly. I agree with Senator Canavan," "You'll have to check with Barnaby about whether he doesn't" External link

abc-au Thursday, October 21, 2021 11:57:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie says : "this is not about 30 pieces of silver," External link

abc-au Thursday, October 21, 2021 11:57:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “I think that it will be ugly. I agree with Senator Canavan,” “You’ll have to check with Barnaby about whether he doesn’t” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, October 21, 2021 1:52:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie says : “this is not about 30 pieces of silver” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, October 21, 2021 1:52:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told ( about Liberal Parti ) : “It’s the Liberal Party’s plan,” External link

watoday Thursday, October 14, 2021 9:01:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "This actual debate isn't about climate change, it's about regions," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, October 13, 2021 7:46:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "This actual debate isn't about climate change, it's about regions," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:32:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Well, leader after leader of major parties have fallen on one simple point – that is that it hasn’t been right. We represent the poorest, the most marginalised people in the country – out of sight out of mind” External link

guardian Wednesday, October 13, 2021 7:32:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "This actual debate isn't about climate change, it's about regions," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, October 13, 2021 7:28:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Well, leader after leader of major parties have fallen on one simple point – that is that it hasn’t been right. We represent the poorest, the most marginalised people in the country – out of sight out of mind” External link

guardian Wednesday, October 13, 2021 3:12:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “We want net zero economic impact in the regions. And we want that guaranteed,” External link

guardian Monday, October 11, 2021 7:46:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Our local health services have faced significant challenges in recent times due to natural disasters, border closures and overall increased demand," "The crux of this issue is that we need more medical professionals in regional towns like Albury-Wodonga, especially junior doctors" External link

bordermail Thursday, October 7, 2021 1:13:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Many graduates from regional universities have completed degrees that prepare them for career paths and equip them with the skills that are in high demand by employers,” “These results also demonstrate that our regional universities have become centres of excellence in specialised fields and as a result are attracting the highest calibre of students” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, October 5, 2021 4:13:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : “We’re less than four weeks from Glasgow and modelling on the implications of this over the last decade has shown that it’s regional Australia, our industries, and indeed the poorest in our country who will pay the price for low emissions future,” External link

smh Sunday, October 3, 2021 9:14:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Any modelling on the implications of this over that last decade has shown it is regional Australia, our industries and indeed the poorest in our country who will pay the price for a low emissions future," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, October 3, 2021 3:42:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie wrote : “It is easy for the Member for Kooyong [Frydenberg] or the Member for Wentworth [Dave Sharma] to publicly embrace net zero before the government has a position, because there would be next to zero real impact on the way of life of their affluent constituents” External link

theherald-au Friday, October 1, 2021 4:55:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie wrote : “It is easy for the Member for Kooyong [Frydenberg] or the Member for Wentworth [Dave Sharma] to publicly embrace net zero before the government has a position, because there would be next to zero real impact on the way of life of their affluent constituents” External link

theage Friday, October 1, 2021 2:25:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie wrote : “It is easy for the Member for Kooyong [Frydenberg] or the Member for Wentworth [Dave Sharma] to publicly embrace net zero before the government has a position, because there would be next to zero real impact on the way of life of their affluent constituents” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, October 1, 2021 2:02:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Those unable to find work after 80 per cent will be supported by our strong social security system," "The science says the need for hard lockdowns statewide for declared hotspots won't be required, therefore the payments are tapering off to individuals and businesses" External link

maitlandmercury Friday, October 1, 2021 2:00:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Whether you live in Melbourne or in a regional Victorian town, it is vital everyone has the opportunity to learn new skills. Geography should not be a determinant of your educational attainment,” “I am confident the establishment of this Regional University Centre in Wangaratta will equip local students to expand their abilities and secure jobs” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, June 18, 2021 6:39:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie warned : “There is no agreement with the second party of this Coalition government on any target date for zero emissions. In fact it would fly in the face of the Nationals public policy commitment” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, June 15, 2021 4:24:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Business, industry, manufacturing and our farmers get on with the job, contributing enormously to regional economies and collectively the national economy," "This budget contains a range of measures to support the growth and prosperity of our regions" External link

bordermail Wednesday, May 12, 2021 10:52:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie replied : "Her submission raises some significant questions around the whole process and that's what is so good about having a public hearing today," External link

qt Tuesday, April 13, 2021 5:08:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie replied ( about Christine Holgate ) : "I think it's important that we allow Ms Holgate to put her side of the story on the public record, so that everyone can be availed of the facts," External link

qt Tuesday, April 13, 2021 5:08:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "She has made a confidential complaint through the appropriate process, which was exactly the right thing to do and she has received an apology," "I think for her to have that first-hand experience of that confidential process will hopefully give confidence to other staff and MPs to use the processes available to them" External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, March 30, 2021 7:32:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "She has made a confidential complaint through the appropriate process, which was exactly the right thing to do and she has received an apology," "I think for her to have that first-hand experience of that confidential process will hopefully give confidence to other staff and MPs to use the processes available to them" External link

bordermail Tuesday, March 30, 2021 3:18:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "It's great to feel great about our assessments and how we're working with the world [on emissions reduction], but at the end of the day, it's going to be small businesses that pay," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, March 26, 2021 8:22:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "We compete against the world with one hand behind our back while other nations avail themselves of cutting edge, low emissions technologies," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, February 18, 2021 6:17:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Because I know what happened in the meeting ... We discussed how popular the program was, ‘could I have some more money please’, ‘yes you can’. That’s a summary,” External link

theherald-au Friday, February 12, 2021 12:24:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "But I was gifted an honorary membership to the value of $30 by the Wangaratta Clay Target Club which secretary Gaetjens found I breached because I didn't declare that in a timely manner," "I take the Prime Minister's ministerial standards very seriously....and so I choose to tender my resignation" External link

bordermail Friday, February 12, 2021 10:42:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie replied : “They no longer work for the government,” “I take responsibility for the decisions made” External link

smh Friday, February 12, 2021 10:12:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "The Prime Minister did not have a role in authorising projects during the three rounds of the program by Sport Australia and the final decision maker was me," External link

abc-au Friday, February 12, 2021 9:30:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie replied : "I was no longer the minister," External link

abc-au Friday, February 12, 2021 9:30:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "My understanding is there will be actually no legislative requirement if the government decides to head off to Glasgow and sign this up," External link

portstephensexaminer Thursday, February 11, 2021 6:32:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "My understanding is there will be actually no legislative requirement if the government decides to head off to Glasgow and sign this up," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, February 9, 2021 8:39:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "My understanding is there will be actually no legislative requirement if the government decides to head off to Glasgow and sign this up," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, February 9, 2021 7:48:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "My understanding is there will be actually no legislative requirement if the government decides to head off to Glasgow and sign this up," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, February 9, 2021 1:59:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie wrote : "I am yet to receive a detailed statement of matters to be dealt with during my appearance that I haven't already addressed in my submission nor a 'transcript of relevant evidence already taken' by the committee that would justify my need to attend for any other reason than a cheap political stunt," External link

bordermail Monday, February 1, 2021 5:12:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "It was a delight to meet and hear from so many regional manufacturers and be able to incorporate their vision into what will be Australia's most ambitious manufacturing program since World War 2," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, January 29, 2021 5:36:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "It was a delight to meet and hear from so many regional manufacturers and be able to incorporate their vision into what will be Australia's most ambitious manufacturing program since World War 2," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, January 29, 2021 5:16:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "We are in a happy relationship and have been open about it," External link

theage Wednesday, January 20, 2021 7:46:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie wrote : "I am yet to receive a detailed statement of matters to be dealt with during my appearance that I haven't already addressed in my submission nor a 'transcript of relevant evidence already taken' by the committee that would justify my need to attend for any other reason than a cheap political stunt," External link

bordermail Tuesday, January 19, 2021 5:40:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie wrote : "With regard to my attendance to an inquiry hearing, at no time have I 'declined to' appear before the committee," "Nonetheless the committee has sought to take the unprecedented action through the Senate order of 9 December, to direct a fellow senator to appear" External link

bordermail Tuesday, January 19, 2021 5:40:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie wrote : "I am yet to receive a detailed statement of matters to be dealt with during my appearance that I haven't already addressed in my submission nor a 'transcript of relevant evidence already taken' by the committee that would justify my need to attend for any other reason than a cheap political stunt," External link

bordermail Tuesday, January 19, 2021 12:34:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie wrote : "With regard to my attendance to an inquiry hearing, at no time have I 'declined to' appear before the committee," "Nonetheless the committee has sought to take the unprecedented action through the Senate order of 9 December, to direct a fellow senator to appear" External link

bordermail Tuesday, January 19, 2021 12:34:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "I have been calling since June for a consistent national approach for quarantine and the definition of a hotspot," "It’s not for want of trying at the federal level, it’s a lack of state leadership" External link

watoday Monday, January 4, 2021 2:03:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "I have been calling since June for a consistent national approach for quarantine and the definition of a hotspot," "It’s not for want of trying at the federal level, it’s a lack of state leadership" External link

smh Sunday, January 3, 2021 2:31:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "I have been calling since June for a consistent national approach for quarantine and the definition of a hotspot," "It’s not for want of trying at the federal level, it’s a lack of state leadership" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, January 3, 2021 11:38:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "For me his work in the trade area stood him apart," "He not only industrialised Australia, he opened up our immigration and built our manufacturing sector, he also secured our role internationally as a trading market and got us away from Britain" External link

bordermail Friday, December 11, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "This is our key brand proposition to the world, that we are clean, green, pest and disease free and we've got to invest in a sustainable funding model to actually maintain that over time, because the risk is always increasing," External link

abc-au Thursday, December 10, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie explicou : “das maiores ameaças de saúde animal no mundo” External link

dnoticias Tuesday, October 15, 2019 2:09:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie déclaré : «GD Pork a importé le sperme illégalement dans le but d’obtenir un avantage injuste par rapport à ses concurrents, grâce à une nouvelle génétique» External link

lavenir Wednesday, August 14, 2019 12:56:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
senator88.12%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
senator for victoria9.90%EN12/24/201624/12/2016
coalition senator0.99%EN09/13/201613/09/2016
colleague0.99%EN07/11/201611/07/2016
Names Lang Count
Bridget McKenzieEN100.00%


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