Newly appointed Regional Development, Health and Communications Minister Fiona Nash says she won’t forget her agricultural roots after a major promotion in last week’s ministry reshuffle and is excited about the opportunity to work not only in rural health but also in regional development.
In a recent interview Minister Fiona Nash says “I don’t see that I’ll ever stop being a champion for agriculture; particularly around the new area of regional development,” she said.
“I believe there are some real synergies between regional development and agriculture, as indeed there is in communications.
Senator Nash said she was “very humbled” to be chosen by her party colleagues to be National Party deputy leader and the first female leader in its 95-year history.
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