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SCIENCE DRIVING INNOVATION AND PRODUCTIVITY IN AGRICULTURE

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics have been at the forefront of the political agenda this week with the annual Science meets Parliament week in Canberra.

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FEDERATION CHAMBER SPEECH, FLYING FOX REPORT, TUESDAY 21 MARCH

Mr FITZGIBBON: I begin by thanking the House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy for undertaking this inquiry into flying fox management in the eastern states. 

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BARNABY JOYCE MISSING IN ACTION ON PRAWN WHITE SPOT

The biggest biosecurity breach in decades just grew worse with the Queensland Government confirming the White Spot Virus has been detected in Moreton Bay.

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DOORSTOP, TRANSCRIPT, SINGLETON, GONSKI FUNDING, TUESDAY 14 MARCH

SUBJECT: Gonski education funding

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FITZGIBBON AND CLARE HIGHLIGHT IMPORTANCE OF GONSKI FUNDING

Federal Member for Hunter and Joel Fitzgibbon joined forces with Member for Blaxland Jason Clare, Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment, Resources and Northern Australia in Singleton on Tuesday to highlight the importance of Gonski education funding both in the Hunter and across the country.

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SIGN THE PETITION TO SAVE PENALTY RATES

Federal Member for Hunter, Joel Fitzgibbon has launched a petition calling on the Liberal-National Government to reverse their position and stop the cuts to Sunday penalty rates that will see up to 700,000 Australian workers be as much as $77 a week worse off.

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IT’S TIME BARNABY JOYCE TOLD THE TRUTH

Over the past few weeks Barnaby Joyce has been ramping up his decentralisation rhetoric.

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JOYCE AND CHRISTENSEN SILENT ON SUGAR CRISIS

On Monday the Honourable John Muir QC, a former judge of the Court of Appeal, ruled that Section 33A of the Sugar Industry Act 1999 is invalid.

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LABOR WELCOMES NFF’S CALL FOR BIPARTISAN ENERGY AND CLIMATE ACTION

Yesterday we saw AGL and EnergyAustralia urge the Government to adapt an emissions intensity scheme for the electricity sector.
Today, the National Farmers’ Federation joined the call for a market based policy as the central policy plank of serious and bipartisan action on climate change and energy.

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RESIDENTS DON’T WANT TURNBULL’S SECOND-RATE NBN

Federal Member for Hunter Joel Fitzgibbon says many of his local Hunter constituents do not want the National Broadband Network (NBN).

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