Buchholz welcomes COVID-19 Coordination Commission

Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport, Scott Buchholz has welcomed the Prime Ministers announcement of a National COVID-19 Coordination Commission (NCCC) . Minister Buchholz said the Commission would work to anticipate and mitigate the economic and social effects of the global coronavirus pandemic and work with Ministers and industry to resolve matters of national significance. Welcoming the appointment of Mr Neville Power as Chairman,…

GOVERNMENT ACTION TO SECURE MEDICINES

Australian medicine supplies remain strong, however there has been an increasing demand in recent weeks. As a result, some community pharmacies have reported strain on supply of some medicines. Earlier today, the Minister for Health announced that in response to these challenges and to support vulnerable Australians relying on these medicines – new limits would…

ECONOMIC RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS

Federal Member for Wright, Scott Buchholz has welcomed the Morrison Government’s announcement of a $17.6 billion economic plan to keep Australians in jobs, keep businesses in business and support households and the Australian economy as the world deals with the significant challenges posed by the spread of the coronavirus. “Our targeted stimulus package is focused…

TRUCKING GREAT FUTURE FOR HEAVY VEHICLE SECTOR

New safety and productivity initiatives that will help the freight industry were the focus of the Livestock, Bulk and Rural Carriers Association 2020 Conference held in Tamworth today. Speaking at the conference, Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport Scott Buchholz said a combination of targeted infrastructure investment and road freight policy work will…