Barnaby Joyce is one of the politicians in town today.
Barnaby Joyce is one of the politicians in town today. Allan Reinikka ROK060815anationa

A day of politicians on the Northern Rivers

TODAY the Northern Rivers will be visited by a whole handful of politicians. 

Acting Prime Minister, Barnaby Joyce, will be at Norco with Page MP Kevin Hogan and Senator Fiona Nash at 8.45am for a major, internationally significant announcement.

The Deputy Leader of the Opposition, Tanya Plibersek, will be in Lismore tomorrow, and will visit Southern Cross University with Janelle Saffin, Labor's candidate for Page, at 10.30am.

Infrastructure and Transport Minister Darren Chester will be in Lennox Head at 10.30am to announce 2016-17 Black Spot Programme funding allocations for NSW.



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