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Drought missing from Morrison's COAG agenda

In the wake of the October Drought Summit the Prime Minister made a commitment to progress the stalled InterGovernmental Agreement (IGA) on Drought Reform at the December Council of Australian Governments (CoAG) meeting.

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Speech - House of Representatives - Live Sheep Exports - Wednesday, 5 December 2018

There is a reason we are having this debate today—the member for New England, who was sitting just over there and is about to return to his seat.

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Out of touch government last mover on live sheep trade

Labor welcomes Australian Livestock Exporters Council (ALEC) decision to place a moratorium on the northern summer live sheep export trade.

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Morrison must reconsider 1 December cut off for drought affected farmers

Tomorrow is the cut-off date for drought affected farmers to apply for the first tranche of the $12,000 Farm Household Allowance supplement payment.

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APVMA performance shows a decline

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority released its performance figures today claiming an increase in the figures, however, like all things in life the devil is always in the detail.

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Carp eradication plan -Science not ego

The departure of the National Carp Control Plan Coordinator has further brought into question the Abbott-Turnbull-Morrison Government’s management of the significant taxpayer investment in the plan.

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Supporting Hunter energy workers

A Shorten Labor Government will support Hunter and Lake Macquarie workers as Australia’s energy mix changes, helping them to plan for the future and take advantage of the tens of thousands of jobs available in renewable energy.

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Transcript - Radio Interview - 4HI AM - Thursday, 8 November 2018

SUBJECTS: Agriculture in Queensland’s Central Highlands, Scott Morrison bus tour, Coalition instability, Labor candidate for Flynn, Zac Beers.

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Transcript - Radio Interview - 4CC Central Queensland - Wednesday, 7 November 2018

MARK WESLEY: I’ll introduce these two well-known names to the 4CC Breakfast Show - the Labor Party Shadow Minister for Agriculture Joel Fitzgibbon and the man who is always welcome because he lives here and is the candidate for Flynn, Zac Beers. Good morning.

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Transcript - Doorstop - Rockhampton - Wednesday, 7 November 2018

SUBJECTS: Rockhampton ring road, Scott Morrison’s Queensland tour, infrastructure projects in Central Queensland.  

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