The NSW Nationals are pleased to announce Federal Leader, Deputy Prime Minister and Member for Riverina Michael McCormack has been pre-selected to be The Nationals’ candidate for the Electoral Division of Riverina at the next federal election. Mr McCormack was chosen to be The Nationals’ representative at the party’s pre-selection meeting on Sunday, 9 May 2021 at Cowra.
The Nationals’ Riverina Electorate Council Chair Barney Hyams said “Mr McCormack has been a fierce advocate for rural and regional Australia.”
“Michael is doing a wonderful job as the Member for Riverina and Deputy Prime Minister and I am proud to have him endorsed as our candidate,” Mr Hyams said.
“He has been a strong voice for the Riverina electorate and, more broadly, rural and regional communities across Australia.”
Mr McCormack said it was a great honour to be The Nationals’ Federal Member for Riverina and remained committed to continue working hard for his constituents and their local communities.
“I am deeply humbled to have served this wonderful electorate for more than 10 years. I have lived my whole life, worked in and raised a family in the Riverina electorate and I am proud to have done so,” Mr McCormack said.
“I am privileged and delighted to be given the opportunity to continue to serve the great people of the Riverina and Central West as The Nationals’ candidate for Riv-erina at the next Federal election,” he said.
“We give all our members the opportunity to participate and have their say on all of our processes – it is this grassroots democracy which is a significant strength of The Nationals. This great party has been standing up for regional and rural Australians and being their voices in Parliament for more than 100 years and I am looking forward to continuing this important duty into the future.”