Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham
The Government has reappointed former Deputy Prime Minister the Hon Warren Truss AC as Chair of the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC).
Major construction work has commenced on the Inland Rail section from Narrabri to North Star in north west New South Wales, signalling the start of hundreds of opportunities for local workers.
Topic(s): Economic recovery; International borders; Economic future
This week I made $475.8 million in additional funding available to support the Government’s response to the COVID‑19 pandemic by using the Advance to the Finance Minister (the AFM) through one determination.
The Morrison Government has appointed Mr Andrew Dix as a non-executive Director of the NBN Co Limited (NBN Co) Board for a three-year term. Mr Dix’s appointment means a strong and diverse leadership team will continue to oversee NBN Co in the next phase of its operations.
Topic(s): Economic recovery; vaccination rollout; employment figures; Christine Holgate;