In question time today Minister Josh Frydenberg confirmed that funding for NT Government Schools will be less than the rate of increase in the Consumer Price Index. Minister Frydenburg was responding to a question from Member for Linigiari Warren Snowdon This is an admission by the Turnbull Government that in real terms funding for Government
The Turnbull Government’s Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) has come under fire after it was revealed in Senate Estimates that only 1 in 10 projects under active consideration by the NAIF are in the Northern Territory, despite Board members claiming upwards of $600,000 in taxpayer funded perks. An opening statement tabled by Ms Laurie
The Federal Minister for Health’s refusal to roll out a voluntary blood testing program in Katherine underscores the Turnbull Government’s ad hoc approach to managing PFAS contamination. The Minister’s decision comes almost six months after the Northern Territory’s Health Minister requested a voluntary blood testing program be rolled out in the Katherine community.
Last night in the Federation Chamber Mr Snowdon asked Paul Fletcher, the Minister representing the Communications Minister, for answers as to the reckless and ill-considered shut down of shortwave radio services by the ABC in the Northern Territory. “He refused to give Territorians the answers they deserve,” Mr Snowdon said. This represented a continuation of