House debates

Thursday, 24 October 2019

Questions without Notice

Drought

2:05 pm

Photo of Michael McCormackMichael McCormack (Riverina, National Party, Leader of the Nationals) Share this | Hansard source

I thank the member for Hunter for his question. The National Party always comes up with a range of policies because we care about regional people. We care about rural people and those who live in country, coastal and remote Australia. They're doing it tough at the moment. Regional people in those drought-stricken communities are doing it very tough at the moment, and that's why I'm delighted I'm part of a government which is helping them with changes to the farm household allowance—taking it from three years, which was Labor's policy, to four years in every 10.

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