Bridget McKenzie

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Bridget McKenzie said : "Our farmers are incredibly resilient. They've had the triple whammy this year — drought, the bushfires, and now COVID," "If you think farming is easy in Australia you haven't been living in regional Australia long" External link

abc-au Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Restrictions, regulations and policies affecting recreational shooters and hunters, farmers, fishers, law-abiding firearms retailers, owners and the firearms industry should be based on facts and not ideological dogma," External link

theherald-au Friday, May 15, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Restrictions, regulations and policies affecting recreational shooters and hunters, farmers, fishers, law-abiding firearms retailers, owners and the firearms industry should be based on facts and not ideological dogma," External link

illawarramercury Friday, May 15, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Restrictions, regulations and policies affecting recreational shooters and hunters, farmers, fishers, law-abiding firearms retailers, owners and the firearms industry should be based on facts and not ideological dogma," External link

bordermail Friday, May 15, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Restrictions, regulations and policies affecting recreational shooters and hunters, farmers, fishers, law-abiding firearms retailers, owners and the firearms industry should be based on facts and not ideological dogma," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, May 15, 2020 6:39:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "If there was any issue around the legality of how this program was going to be run, then my expectation of the Australia public service is that they would've raised it with me," External link

abc-au Friday, May 15, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "This went through Cabinet, this was approved by [the Expenditure Review Committee]," "If there was an issue, there are multiple steps through that process that that should've been raised" External link

abc-au Friday, May 15, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "As we're entering an election campaign, it is completely normal for Ministers to liaise with the Prime Minister's Office around when to make announcements," External link

abc-au Friday, May 15, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Strong economic recovery in the Upper Murray and right across Indi and the North-East will enable families and businesses to get back on their feet sooner and rebuild their lives after the devastation they so courageously survived" External link

bordermail Monday, May 11, 2020 10:01:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "My ministerial office requested Sport Australia incorporate federal electorates in a spreadsheet as a proxy for the measurement of geographic spread," "Primarily, I wanted the spread of grants to be geographically broad across the country. Additionally, I aimed to support a diverse range of sports so a wide cross-section of the community would benefit" External link

bordermail Thursday, April 30, 2020 1:15:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "I remain confused by the competing conjectures raised in the ANAO Report, which simultaneously argues for unbiased administrative processes, whilst exposing Sport Australia's flawed and biased administrative processes," "I make no apology for exercising ministerial discretion. To do so was my prerogative, but more importantly, it was my responsibility" External link

bordermail Thursday, April 30, 2020 1:15:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "My ministerial office requested Sport Australia incorporate federal electorates in a spreadsheet as a proxy for the measurement of geographic spread," "Primarily, I wanted the spread of grants to be geographically broad across the country. Additionally, I aimed to support a diverse range of sports so a wide cross-section of the community would benefit" External link

bordermail Wednesday, April 29, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "I remain confused by the competing conjectures raised in the ANAO Report, which simultaneously argues for unbiased administrative processes, whilst exposing Sport Australia's flawed and biased administrative processes," "I make no apology for exercising ministerial discretion. To do so was my prerogative, but more importantly, it was my responsibility" External link

bordermail Wednesday, April 29, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "There has been extensive media commentary about use of the terms 'marginal' and 'targeted' electorates within my ministerial office, highlighted in the ANAO report," External link

abc-au Wednesday, April 29, 2020 11:08:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie wrote : "I reject this interpretation and the facts refute it," External link

abc-au Wednesday, April 29, 2020 11:08:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie wrote : "Over the course of the program, there were 'emerging issues' such as clubs receiving state government funds," External link

abc-au Wednesday, April 29, 2020 11:08:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "There has been extensive media commentary about use of the terms 'marginal' and 'targeted' electorates within my ministerial office, highlighted in the ANAO report," External link

abc-au Wednesday, April 29, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie wrote : "I reject this interpretation and the facts refute it," External link

abc-au Wednesday, April 29, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie wrote : "Over the course of the program, there were 'emerging issues' such as clubs receiving state government funds," External link

abc-au Wednesday, April 29, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "It means the best sporting facilities between Melbourne and Sydney will be right here in Wodonga," External link

bordermail Wednesday, April 15, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "I was the Minister for Sport and therefore ultimately and entirely responsible for funding decisions that were signed off under my name, including and regrettably, any changes that were made unbeknown to me," External link

bordermail Friday, March 6, 2020 4:46:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "No rules were broken. Every single one of those 684 projects that were funded were eligible for funding under the guidelines," External link

qt Friday, February 14, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie conceded : "I accept that my failure to declare my membership of certain sports shooting clubs in a timely manner constituted a breach of the ministerial standards," External link

qt Monday, February 3, 2020 1:44:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "There's one vacancy tomorrow. In true National Party fashion I'm sure there will be a Melbourne Cup field of candidates," External link

qt Monday, February 3, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "I maintain that at no time did my membership of shooting sports clubs influence my decision-making, nor did I receive any personal gain," External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, February 2, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "I maintain that at no time did my membership of shooting sports clubs influence my decision-making, nor did I receive any personal gain," External link

bordermail Sunday, February 2, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "However, (I) acknowledge that my failure to declare my memberships in a timely manner constituted a breach of the Prime Minister’s ministerial standards," "Elected representatives are responsible for public expenditure and take advice, not direction, from the public service ... The operation of ministerial discretion is important to our democratic process" External link

smh Sunday, February 2, 2020 11:40:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "However, I acknowledge that my failure to declare my memberships in a timely manner constituted a breach of the Prime Minister’s Ministerial Standards," "Elected representatives are responsible for public expenditure and take advice, not direction, from the public service and others. The operation of ministerial discretion is important to our democratic process" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, February 2, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Our future workforce will operate drones, use satellite technology, and deploy precision agriculture techniques," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, January 30, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Our future workforce will operate drones, use satellite technology, and deploy precision agriculture techniques," External link

bordermail Thursday, January 30, 2020 5:01:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "the Minister rejects the characterisation of the program, which delivered much-needed funding to drought-affected areas" External link

abc-au Wednesday, January 29, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Right now, as a result of our investment, parents are watching their kids get active on a Saturday morning instead of going down to Bunnings and cooking sausages to earn money," External link

watoday Saturday, January 25, 2020 6:21:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "That is when the course of our nation changed forever. When Captain Cook stepped ashore," External link

qt Saturday, January 25, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "When the club came to me when I joined up as its member a couple of weeks ago and showed me the facilities and amenities that this club had I knew it was something that our government had to support," External link

watoday Wednesday, January 22, 2020 10:19:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said ( about Labor ) : "What that actually meant was that there were more projects supported and funded in Labor seats than if that ministerial discretion had not been deployed," External link

theage Monday, January 20, 2020 2:07:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said ( about Labor ) : "What that actually meant was that there were more projects supported and funded in Labor seats than if that ministerial discretion had not been deployed," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, January 20, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "This is a highly successful program that's delivering real benefits on the ground to community sporting clubs, so that parents and kids can get out there and get active, adopt a healthy lifestyle, rather than actually having to do fundraising at Bunnings every Saturday," External link

illawarramercury Friday, January 17, 2020 12:09:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said ( about Labor ) : "They've accepted those and taken very swift action in looking their their internal processes," "Ministerial discretion was actually written into the guidelines for a purpose and what that actually meant was that there were more projects supported and funded in Labor seats than if that ministerial discretion hadn't been deployed" External link

illawarramercury Thursday, January 16, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "This is a great program that's making a great difference in communities right across the country, irrespective of who represents them," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, January 16, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said ( about Labor ) : "They've accepted those and taken very swift action in looking their their internal processes," "Ministerial discretion was actually written into the guidelines for a purpose and what that actually meant was that there were more projects supported and funded in Labor seats than if that ministerial discretion hadn't been deployed" External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, January 16, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "This is a great program that's making a great difference in communities right across the country, irrespective of who represents them," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, January 16, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said ( about Labor ) : "What that actually meant was that there were more projects supported and funded in Labor seats than if that ministerial discretion had not been deployed," External link

theage Thursday, January 16, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie insists : "all of the projects funded were eligible" External link

abc-au Thursday, January 16, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : “Ministerial discretion was actually written into the guidelines for a purpose,” External link

Hindu Thursday, January 16, 2020 8:18:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said ( about Labor ) : "They've accepted those and taken very swift action in looking their their internal processes," "Ministerial discretion was actually written into the guidelines for a purpose and what that actually meant was that there were more projects supported and funded in Labor seats than if that ministerial discretion hadn't been deployed" External link

bordermail Thursday, January 16, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "This is a great program that's making a great difference in communities right across the country, irrespective of who represents them," External link

bordermail Thursday, January 16, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : “Ministerial discretion was actually written into the guidelines for a purpose,” External link

themalaymailonline Thursday, January 16, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said ( about Labor ) : "And what that actually meant was that there were more projects supported and funded in Labor seats than if that ministerial discretion had not been deployed," External link

watoday Thursday, January 16, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "Ministerial discretion was actually written into the guidelines for a purpose," External link

wsau Thursday, January 16, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said ( about Labor ) : "And what that actually meant was that there were more projects supported and funded in Labor seats than if that ministerial discretion had not been deployed," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, January 16, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "No rules were broken in this program," External link

bordermail Thursday, January 16, 2020 1:07:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "to ask a fair price and to have that tough negotiation with the supermarket and make them pay it" External link

theage Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:44:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Two litres of milk was $2.00 at the start of 2019 to $2.39 [now]. I can tell you the farmers producing that would be very happy to only have an increase in cost of production of 17 per cent," "I mean, these are drought-affected dairy farmers whose fodder costs have gone up in excess of 40 per cent, whose electricity costs have gone through the roof. And if you're a dairy farmer acquiring irrigated water to produce milk, that's increased [exponentially]" External link

theage Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:44:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "to ask a fair price and to have that tough negotiation with the supermarket and make them pay it" External link

watoday Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:32:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Two litres of milk was $2.00 at the start of 2019 to $2.39 [now]. I can tell you the farmers producing that would be very happy to only have an increase in cost of production of 17 per cent," "I mean, these are drought-affected dairy farmers whose fodder costs have gone up in excess of 40 per cent, whose electricity costs have gone through the roof. And if you're a dairy farmer acquiring irrigated water to produce milk, that's increased [exponentially]" External link

watoday Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:32:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "to ask a fair price and to have that tough negotiation with the supermarket and make them pay it" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:26:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Two litres of milk was $2.00 at the start of 2019 to $2.39 [now]. I can tell you the farmers producing that would be very happy to only have an increase in cost of production of 17 per cent," "I mean, these are drought-affected dairy farmers whose fodder costs have gone up in excess of 40 per cent, whose electricity costs have gone through the roof. And if you're a dairy farmer acquiring irrigated water to produce milk, that's increased [exponentially]" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:26:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "all projects selected for funding were eligible" External link

bordermail Wednesday, January 15, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Rural and regional communities particularly across Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia have been hit hard by the bushfires and we will continue to work together to support all those Australians whose livelihoods have been devastated by these fires,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, January 14, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "Bearing in mind, though, it's about getting access to those still live fire grounds," External link

bordermail Wednesday, January 8, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "Bearing in mind, though, it's about getting access to those still live fire grounds," External link

9news Wednesday, January 8, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "The situation is likely to be beyond our local farmers and some local government areas who currently have their resources deployed to battle these devastating fires," "Our farmers are also our volunteer firefighters – by day they've been protecting their homes and farms only to don the uniform and protect their community by night. Their efforts are heroic but they're not superhuman and they deserve our assistance after the days and weeks they have put in" External link

watoday Tuesday, January 7, 2020 10:40:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "The situation is likely to be beyond our local farmers and some local government areas who currently have their resources deployed to battle these devastating fires," "Our farmers are also our volunteer firefighters – by day they've been protecting their homes and farms only to don the uniform and protect their community by night. Their efforts are heroic but they're not superhuman and they deserve our assistance after the days and weeks they have put in" External link

smh Tuesday, January 7, 2020 10:33:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "The situation is likely to be beyond our local farmers and some local government areas who currently have their resources deployed to battle these devastating fires," "Our farmers are also our volunteer firefighters – by day they've been protecting their homes and farms only to don the uniform and protect their community by night. Their efforts are heroic but they're not superhuman and they deserve our assistance after the days and weeks they have put in" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, January 7, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "I'm hearing stories of farmers having to milk a dairy herd twice a day to keep the milk production up because if you stop milking you won't have any supply," External link

abc-au Monday, January 6, 2020 5:09:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "We don't want to put hay into fire zones and create more of a problem," "But we also have to make sure we create a space for them to be accessible to farmers when and where they need it" External link

abc-au Monday, January 6, 2020 5:09:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "You are never too old to register and having a few drinks and or eating unhealthy won't stop you from being a donor," External link

bordermail Wednesday, December 25, 2019 4:43:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "I'd appeal to anyone travelling between Australia and Bali and elsewhere in Indonesia to be extra diligent about declaring what they're bringing back in-and to clean shoes and any other outdoor equipment," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, December 17, 2019 4:53:00 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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Scott Morrison said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : “The testimony today from Sport Australia was that they received a brief from senator McKenzie dated 4 April 2019,” External link

guardian Friday, May 8, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Kristina Keneally said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "Bridget McKenzie has come out ... and made clear she made no changes after the 4th of April when she signed a brief allocating the grants," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, March 6, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Kristina Keneally said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "Bridget McKenzie has come out ... and made clear she made no changes after the 4th of April when she signed a brief allocating the grants," External link

smh Friday, March 6, 2020 10:45:00 AM EAT

Kristina Keneally said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "Bridget McKenzie has come out ... and made clear she made no changes after the 4th of April when she signed a brief allocating the grants," External link

theage Friday, March 6, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

Mathias Cormann said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "I've had a conversation with Senator McKenzie who unequivocally confirmed to me that her brief approving projects in the third round of the sports grants program was signed by her on the 4th of April," External link

watoday Monday, March 2, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Mr McCormack said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "Neither myself or my office were made aware of any of the Riverina electorate applicants' assessment scores given by Sport Australia as they are handled by the department and the minister in charge of the department, which was Senator McKenzie," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, February 27, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Mr Dutton said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : “But we’re not hanging people out to dry, we’re not listening to the Twitter crazies,” “Bridget McKenzie made recommendations, as I understand it, on advice from the sporting body that these programs that have been funded were recommended” External link

aap-au Monday, February 10, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Mr McCormack said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "The fact that the secretary of the Prime Minister and Cabinet has said that there was no bias shown in the actual delivery of the sports grants program shows that everything procedurally wise was above board with this program and Bridget oversaw that," External link

bordermail Tuesday, February 4, 2020 1:34:00 AM EAT

Mr McCormack said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "The fact that the secretary of the Prime Minister and Cabinet has said that there was no bias shown in the actual delivery of the sports grants program shows that everything procedurally wise was above board with this program and Bridget oversaw that," External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, February 3, 2020 10:44:00 AM EAT

Mr Morrison said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "I want to thank Bridget McKenzie for the outstanding job she has done in serving both in my cabinet and my predecessor's cabinet. I particularly want to thank Bridget for the amazing work she has done regional Australia," "What the secretary has been asked to do here is assess the Auditor-General's report and consider the fairness elements of that, and he has made a very clear finding which said that the Minister actually did not take into primary consideration those political factors. He has actually rejected that as a position" External link

qt Sunday, February 2, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Anthony Albanese told ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "The Audit Office report is damning. Bridget McKenzie must go, and she must go today so that this government can actually start to act like a government," External link

9news Sunday, February 2, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Mr Morrison said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "I want to thank Bridget McKenzie for the outstanding job she has done in serving both in my Cabinet and my predecessor's Cabinet. I particularly want to thank Bridget for the amazing work she has done regional Australia," "What the secretary has been asked to do here is assess the Auditor-General's report and consider the fairness elements of that, and he has made a very clear finding which said that the Minister actually did not take into primary consideration those political factors. He has actually rejected that as a position" External link

qt Sunday, February 2, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Mr Morrison said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "What has been identified here through this process has been a lack of transparency and a lack of detail on the processes used by the minister and exercising discretion," "Minister McKenzie has shown a great respect for the statement of standards. She has honoured those, that statement of standards and the decision that she has taken today by offering her resignation to me this afternoon" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, February 2, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Anthony Albanese told ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "The Audit Office report is damning. Bridget McKenzie must go, and she must go today so that this government can actually start to act like a government," External link

9news Sunday, February 2, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

Paddy Crumlin said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : “The MUA is urging the Federal Government and Agriculture Minister Bridget McKenzie, whose portfolio covers biosecurity, to immediately act and address the deficiencies in a system that allows foreign vessels to trade in and out of Australian ports, with little more than an email as proof that the vessel and its crew comply with biosecurity protocols,” External link

seatrade-global Wednesday, January 29, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Joel Fitzgibbon said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "The prime minister must replace Bridget McKenzie," External link

dailyadvertiser Saturday, January 25, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Joel Fitzgibbon said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "The prime minister must replace Bridget McKenzie," External link

yahoo-au Saturday, January 25, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Mr Hunt said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "The effect of Senator McKenzie’s decisions had been to increase the number of grants in ALP seats from 26 to 34 per cent. I think that would surprise most of the people to understand that," External link

watoday Wednesday, January 22, 2020 10:19:00 AM EAT

Mr Hunt said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : “The effect of Senator McKenzie’s decisions had been to increase the number of grants in ALP seats from 26 to 34 per cent. I think that would surprise most of the people to understand that,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, January 22, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Mr McCormack said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "Minister McKenzie retains my support and the outcomes delivered in her capacity as Sports Minister have made a significant difference to the recipient communities," External link

abc-au Saturday, January 18, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Richard Marles said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "There are hundreds of clubs out there who are furious about what's gone on here," "Most of the recommendations of Sports Australia were ignored by Bridget McKenzie. That's a disgrace" External link

qt Friday, January 17, 2020 4:58:00 AM EAT

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Bridget McKenzie

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Bridget McKenzie said : "Our farmers are incredibly resilient. They've had the triple whammy this year — drought, the bushfires, and now COVID," "If you think farming is easy in Australia you haven't been living in regional Australia long" External link

abc-au Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Restrictions, regulations and policies affecting recreational shooters and hunters, farmers, fishers, law-abiding firearms retailers, owners and the firearms industry should be based on facts and not ideological dogma," External link

theherald-au Friday, May 15, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Restrictions, regulations and policies affecting recreational shooters and hunters, farmers, fishers, law-abiding firearms retailers, owners and the firearms industry should be based on facts and not ideological dogma," External link

illawarramercury Friday, May 15, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Restrictions, regulations and policies affecting recreational shooters and hunters, farmers, fishers, law-abiding firearms retailers, owners and the firearms industry should be based on facts and not ideological dogma," External link

bordermail Friday, May 15, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Restrictions, regulations and policies affecting recreational shooters and hunters, farmers, fishers, law-abiding firearms retailers, owners and the firearms industry should be based on facts and not ideological dogma," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, May 15, 2020 6:39:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "If there was any issue around the legality of how this program was going to be run, then my expectation of the Australia public service is that they would've raised it with me," External link

abc-au Friday, May 15, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "This went through Cabinet, this was approved by [the Expenditure Review Committee]," "If there was an issue, there are multiple steps through that process that that should've been raised" External link

abc-au Friday, May 15, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "As we're entering an election campaign, it is completely normal for Ministers to liaise with the Prime Minister's Office around when to make announcements," External link

abc-au Friday, May 15, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Strong economic recovery in the Upper Murray and right across Indi and the North-East will enable families and businesses to get back on their feet sooner and rebuild their lives after the devastation they so courageously survived" External link

bordermail Monday, May 11, 2020 10:01:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "My ministerial office requested Sport Australia incorporate federal electorates in a spreadsheet as a proxy for the measurement of geographic spread," "Primarily, I wanted the spread of grants to be geographically broad across the country. Additionally, I aimed to support a diverse range of sports so a wide cross-section of the community would benefit" External link

bordermail Thursday, April 30, 2020 1:15:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "I remain confused by the competing conjectures raised in the ANAO Report, which simultaneously argues for unbiased administrative processes, whilst exposing Sport Australia's flawed and biased administrative processes," "I make no apology for exercising ministerial discretion. To do so was my prerogative, but more importantly, it was my responsibility" External link

bordermail Thursday, April 30, 2020 1:15:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "My ministerial office requested Sport Australia incorporate federal electorates in a spreadsheet as a proxy for the measurement of geographic spread," "Primarily, I wanted the spread of grants to be geographically broad across the country. Additionally, I aimed to support a diverse range of sports so a wide cross-section of the community would benefit" External link

bordermail Wednesday, April 29, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "I remain confused by the competing conjectures raised in the ANAO Report, which simultaneously argues for unbiased administrative processes, whilst exposing Sport Australia's flawed and biased administrative processes," "I make no apology for exercising ministerial discretion. To do so was my prerogative, but more importantly, it was my responsibility" External link

bordermail Wednesday, April 29, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "There has been extensive media commentary about use of the terms 'marginal' and 'targeted' electorates within my ministerial office, highlighted in the ANAO report," External link

abc-au Wednesday, April 29, 2020 11:08:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie wrote : "I reject this interpretation and the facts refute it," External link

abc-au Wednesday, April 29, 2020 11:08:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie wrote : "Over the course of the program, there were 'emerging issues' such as clubs receiving state government funds," External link

abc-au Wednesday, April 29, 2020 11:08:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "There has been extensive media commentary about use of the terms 'marginal' and 'targeted' electorates within my ministerial office, highlighted in the ANAO report," External link

abc-au Wednesday, April 29, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie wrote : "I reject this interpretation and the facts refute it," External link

abc-au Wednesday, April 29, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie wrote : "Over the course of the program, there were 'emerging issues' such as clubs receiving state government funds," External link

abc-au Wednesday, April 29, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "It means the best sporting facilities between Melbourne and Sydney will be right here in Wodonga," External link

bordermail Wednesday, April 15, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "I was the Minister for Sport and therefore ultimately and entirely responsible for funding decisions that were signed off under my name, including and regrettably, any changes that were made unbeknown to me," External link

bordermail Friday, March 6, 2020 4:46:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "No rules were broken. Every single one of those 684 projects that were funded were eligible for funding under the guidelines," External link

qt Friday, February 14, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie conceded : "I accept that my failure to declare my membership of certain sports shooting clubs in a timely manner constituted a breach of the ministerial standards," External link

qt Monday, February 3, 2020 1:44:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "There's one vacancy tomorrow. In true National Party fashion I'm sure there will be a Melbourne Cup field of candidates," External link

qt Monday, February 3, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "I maintain that at no time did my membership of shooting sports clubs influence my decision-making, nor did I receive any personal gain," External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, February 2, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "I maintain that at no time did my membership of shooting sports clubs influence my decision-making, nor did I receive any personal gain," External link

bordermail Sunday, February 2, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "However, (I) acknowledge that my failure to declare my memberships in a timely manner constituted a breach of the Prime Minister’s ministerial standards," "Elected representatives are responsible for public expenditure and take advice, not direction, from the public service ... The operation of ministerial discretion is important to our democratic process" External link

smh Sunday, February 2, 2020 11:40:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "However, I acknowledge that my failure to declare my memberships in a timely manner constituted a breach of the Prime Minister’s Ministerial Standards," "Elected representatives are responsible for public expenditure and take advice, not direction, from the public service and others. The operation of ministerial discretion is important to our democratic process" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, February 2, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Our future workforce will operate drones, use satellite technology, and deploy precision agriculture techniques," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, January 30, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Our future workforce will operate drones, use satellite technology, and deploy precision agriculture techniques," External link

bordermail Thursday, January 30, 2020 5:01:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "the Minister rejects the characterisation of the program, which delivered much-needed funding to drought-affected areas" External link

abc-au Wednesday, January 29, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Right now, as a result of our investment, parents are watching their kids get active on a Saturday morning instead of going down to Bunnings and cooking sausages to earn money," External link

watoday Saturday, January 25, 2020 6:21:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "That is when the course of our nation changed forever. When Captain Cook stepped ashore," External link

qt Saturday, January 25, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "When the club came to me when I joined up as its member a couple of weeks ago and showed me the facilities and amenities that this club had I knew it was something that our government had to support," External link

watoday Wednesday, January 22, 2020 10:19:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said ( about Labor ) : "What that actually meant was that there were more projects supported and funded in Labor seats than if that ministerial discretion had not been deployed," External link

theage Monday, January 20, 2020 2:07:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said ( about Labor ) : "What that actually meant was that there were more projects supported and funded in Labor seats than if that ministerial discretion had not been deployed," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, January 20, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "This is a highly successful program that's delivering real benefits on the ground to community sporting clubs, so that parents and kids can get out there and get active, adopt a healthy lifestyle, rather than actually having to do fundraising at Bunnings every Saturday," External link

illawarramercury Friday, January 17, 2020 12:09:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said ( about Labor ) : "They've accepted those and taken very swift action in looking their their internal processes," "Ministerial discretion was actually written into the guidelines for a purpose and what that actually meant was that there were more projects supported and funded in Labor seats than if that ministerial discretion hadn't been deployed" External link

illawarramercury Thursday, January 16, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "This is a great program that's making a great difference in communities right across the country, irrespective of who represents them," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, January 16, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said ( about Labor ) : "They've accepted those and taken very swift action in looking their their internal processes," "Ministerial discretion was actually written into the guidelines for a purpose and what that actually meant was that there were more projects supported and funded in Labor seats than if that ministerial discretion hadn't been deployed" External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, January 16, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "This is a great program that's making a great difference in communities right across the country, irrespective of who represents them," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, January 16, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said ( about Labor ) : "What that actually meant was that there were more projects supported and funded in Labor seats than if that ministerial discretion had not been deployed," External link

theage Thursday, January 16, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie insists : "all of the projects funded were eligible" External link

abc-au Thursday, January 16, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : “Ministerial discretion was actually written into the guidelines for a purpose,” External link

Hindu Thursday, January 16, 2020 8:18:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said ( about Labor ) : "They've accepted those and taken very swift action in looking their their internal processes," "Ministerial discretion was actually written into the guidelines for a purpose and what that actually meant was that there were more projects supported and funded in Labor seats than if that ministerial discretion hadn't been deployed" External link

bordermail Thursday, January 16, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "This is a great program that's making a great difference in communities right across the country, irrespective of who represents them," External link

bordermail Thursday, January 16, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : “Ministerial discretion was actually written into the guidelines for a purpose,” External link

themalaymailonline Thursday, January 16, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said ( about Labor ) : "And what that actually meant was that there were more projects supported and funded in Labor seats than if that ministerial discretion had not been deployed," External link

watoday Thursday, January 16, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "Ministerial discretion was actually written into the guidelines for a purpose," External link

wsau Thursday, January 16, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said ( about Labor ) : "And what that actually meant was that there were more projects supported and funded in Labor seats than if that ministerial discretion had not been deployed," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, January 16, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "No rules were broken in this program," External link

bordermail Thursday, January 16, 2020 1:07:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "to ask a fair price and to have that tough negotiation with the supermarket and make them pay it" External link

theage Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:44:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Two litres of milk was $2.00 at the start of 2019 to $2.39 [now]. I can tell you the farmers producing that would be very happy to only have an increase in cost of production of 17 per cent," "I mean, these are drought-affected dairy farmers whose fodder costs have gone up in excess of 40 per cent, whose electricity costs have gone through the roof. And if you're a dairy farmer acquiring irrigated water to produce milk, that's increased [exponentially]" External link

theage Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:44:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "to ask a fair price and to have that tough negotiation with the supermarket and make them pay it" External link

watoday Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:32:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Two litres of milk was $2.00 at the start of 2019 to $2.39 [now]. I can tell you the farmers producing that would be very happy to only have an increase in cost of production of 17 per cent," "I mean, these are drought-affected dairy farmers whose fodder costs have gone up in excess of 40 per cent, whose electricity costs have gone through the roof. And if you're a dairy farmer acquiring irrigated water to produce milk, that's increased [exponentially]" External link

watoday Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:32:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "to ask a fair price and to have that tough negotiation with the supermarket and make them pay it" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:26:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "Two litres of milk was $2.00 at the start of 2019 to $2.39 [now]. I can tell you the farmers producing that would be very happy to only have an increase in cost of production of 17 per cent," "I mean, these are drought-affected dairy farmers whose fodder costs have gone up in excess of 40 per cent, whose electricity costs have gone through the roof. And if you're a dairy farmer acquiring irrigated water to produce milk, that's increased [exponentially]" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:26:00 PM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "all projects selected for funding were eligible" External link

bordermail Wednesday, January 15, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : “Rural and regional communities particularly across Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia have been hit hard by the bushfires and we will continue to work together to support all those Australians whose livelihoods have been devastated by these fires,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, January 14, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "Bearing in mind, though, it's about getting access to those still live fire grounds," External link

bordermail Wednesday, January 8, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie told : "Bearing in mind, though, it's about getting access to those still live fire grounds," External link

9news Wednesday, January 8, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "The situation is likely to be beyond our local farmers and some local government areas who currently have their resources deployed to battle these devastating fires," "Our farmers are also our volunteer firefighters – by day they've been protecting their homes and farms only to don the uniform and protect their community by night. Their efforts are heroic but they're not superhuman and they deserve our assistance after the days and weeks they have put in" External link

watoday Tuesday, January 7, 2020 10:40:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "The situation is likely to be beyond our local farmers and some local government areas who currently have their resources deployed to battle these devastating fires," "Our farmers are also our volunteer firefighters – by day they've been protecting their homes and farms only to don the uniform and protect their community by night. Their efforts are heroic but they're not superhuman and they deserve our assistance after the days and weeks they have put in" External link

smh Tuesday, January 7, 2020 10:33:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "The situation is likely to be beyond our local farmers and some local government areas who currently have their resources deployed to battle these devastating fires," "Our farmers are also our volunteer firefighters – by day they've been protecting their homes and farms only to don the uniform and protect their community by night. Their efforts are heroic but they're not superhuman and they deserve our assistance after the days and weeks they have put in" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, January 7, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "I'm hearing stories of farmers having to milk a dairy herd twice a day to keep the milk production up because if you stop milking you won't have any supply," External link

abc-au Monday, January 6, 2020 5:09:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "We don't want to put hay into fire zones and create more of a problem," "But we also have to make sure we create a space for them to be accessible to farmers when and where they need it" External link

abc-au Monday, January 6, 2020 5:09:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "You are never too old to register and having a few drinks and or eating unhealthy won't stop you from being a donor," External link

bordermail Wednesday, December 25, 2019 4:43:00 AM EAT

Bridget McKenzie said : "I'd appeal to anyone travelling between Australia and Bali and elsewhere in Indonesia to be extra diligent about declaring what they're bringing back in-and to clean shoes and any other outdoor equipment," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, December 17, 2019 4:53:00 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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colleague0.99%EN07/11/201611/07/2016
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Scott Morrison said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : “The testimony today from Sport Australia was that they received a brief from senator McKenzie dated 4 April 2019,” External link

guardian Friday, May 8, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Kristina Keneally said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "Bridget McKenzie has come out ... and made clear she made no changes after the 4th of April when she signed a brief allocating the grants," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, March 6, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Kristina Keneally said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "Bridget McKenzie has come out ... and made clear she made no changes after the 4th of April when she signed a brief allocating the grants," External link

smh Friday, March 6, 2020 10:45:00 AM EAT

Kristina Keneally said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "Bridget McKenzie has come out ... and made clear she made no changes after the 4th of April when she signed a brief allocating the grants," External link

theage Friday, March 6, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

Mathias Cormann said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "I've had a conversation with Senator McKenzie who unequivocally confirmed to me that her brief approving projects in the third round of the sports grants program was signed by her on the 4th of April," External link

watoday Monday, March 2, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Mr McCormack said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "Neither myself or my office were made aware of any of the Riverina electorate applicants' assessment scores given by Sport Australia as they are handled by the department and the minister in charge of the department, which was Senator McKenzie," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, February 27, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Mr Dutton said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : “But we’re not hanging people out to dry, we’re not listening to the Twitter crazies,” “Bridget McKenzie made recommendations, as I understand it, on advice from the sporting body that these programs that have been funded were recommended” External link

aap-au Monday, February 10, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Mr McCormack said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "The fact that the secretary of the Prime Minister and Cabinet has said that there was no bias shown in the actual delivery of the sports grants program shows that everything procedurally wise was above board with this program and Bridget oversaw that," External link

bordermail Tuesday, February 4, 2020 1:34:00 AM EAT

Mr McCormack said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "The fact that the secretary of the Prime Minister and Cabinet has said that there was no bias shown in the actual delivery of the sports grants program shows that everything procedurally wise was above board with this program and Bridget oversaw that," External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, February 3, 2020 10:44:00 AM EAT

Mr Morrison said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "I want to thank Bridget McKenzie for the outstanding job she has done in serving both in my cabinet and my predecessor's cabinet. I particularly want to thank Bridget for the amazing work she has done regional Australia," "What the secretary has been asked to do here is assess the Auditor-General's report and consider the fairness elements of that, and he has made a very clear finding which said that the Minister actually did not take into primary consideration those political factors. He has actually rejected that as a position" External link

qt Sunday, February 2, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Anthony Albanese told ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "The Audit Office report is damning. Bridget McKenzie must go, and she must go today so that this government can actually start to act like a government," External link

9news Sunday, February 2, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Mr Morrison said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "I want to thank Bridget McKenzie for the outstanding job she has done in serving both in my Cabinet and my predecessor's Cabinet. I particularly want to thank Bridget for the amazing work she has done regional Australia," "What the secretary has been asked to do here is assess the Auditor-General's report and consider the fairness elements of that, and he has made a very clear finding which said that the Minister actually did not take into primary consideration those political factors. He has actually rejected that as a position" External link

qt Sunday, February 2, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Mr Morrison said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "What has been identified here through this process has been a lack of transparency and a lack of detail on the processes used by the minister and exercising discretion," "Minister McKenzie has shown a great respect for the statement of standards. She has honoured those, that statement of standards and the decision that she has taken today by offering her resignation to me this afternoon" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, February 2, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Anthony Albanese told ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "The Audit Office report is damning. Bridget McKenzie must go, and she must go today so that this government can actually start to act like a government," External link

9news Sunday, February 2, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

Paddy Crumlin said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : “The MUA is urging the Federal Government and Agriculture Minister Bridget McKenzie, whose portfolio covers biosecurity, to immediately act and address the deficiencies in a system that allows foreign vessels to trade in and out of Australian ports, with little more than an email as proof that the vessel and its crew comply with biosecurity protocols,” External link

seatrade-global Wednesday, January 29, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Joel Fitzgibbon said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "The prime minister must replace Bridget McKenzie," External link

dailyadvertiser Saturday, January 25, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Joel Fitzgibbon said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "The prime minister must replace Bridget McKenzie," External link

yahoo-au Saturday, January 25, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Mr Hunt said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "The effect of Senator McKenzie’s decisions had been to increase the number of grants in ALP seats from 26 to 34 per cent. I think that would surprise most of the people to understand that," External link

watoday Wednesday, January 22, 2020 10:19:00 AM EAT

Mr Hunt said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : “The effect of Senator McKenzie’s decisions had been to increase the number of grants in ALP seats from 26 to 34 per cent. I think that would surprise most of the people to understand that,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, January 22, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Mr McCormack said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "Minister McKenzie retains my support and the outcomes delivered in her capacity as Sports Minister have made a significant difference to the recipient communities," External link

abc-au Saturday, January 18, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Richard Marles said ( about Bridget McKenzie ) : "There are hundreds of clubs out there who are furious about what's gone on here," "Most of the recommendations of Sports Australia were ignored by Bridget McKenzie. That's a disgrace" External link

qt Friday, January 17, 2020 4:58:00 AM EAT