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Transcript - Television Interview - Sky News - Wednesday, 30 May 2018

SUBJECTS: Barnaby Joyce; Fitzgibbon PMB; Inspector-General of Animal Welfare; Minister Cash subpoenaed; Registered Organisations Commission.

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Labor to establish an Inspector-General of Animal Welfare and Live Animal Exports

Today I have given formal notice of my intention to introduce a Private Member’s Bill that will establish an Inspector-General of Animal Welfare and Live Animal Exports.

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Transcript - Doorstop - Canberra - Wednesday, 30 May 2018

SUBJECTS: Private Members Bill to reinstate the Inspector General for Animal Welfare and Live Animal Exports, Drought policy.   

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Transcript - Radio Interview - 5AA Adelaide Radio - Monday 28 May 2018

SUBJECTS: Live sheep export trade, Commonwealth Government’s unwillingness to assist Western Australian Government with animal welfare investigations.

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Government duplicity on live sheep exports

The Turnbull Government’s tough talk on live sheep exporters involved in animal cruelty is not matched by its actions.

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New Live Export Review Chair must be independent

Labor welcomes the Government’s announcement that the reporting date for the review of the Australian Standards for the Export of Livestock (ASEL) is to be brought forward and the Chair, former Liberal Senator Chris Back, is to be replaced.

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Time is ticking on the establishment of the Regional Investment Corporation pork barrel

It’s just six short weeks until the Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) is scheduled to be functioning in Orange, but as yet it has no CEO and no staff.

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Cessnock well placed to secure the QANTAS Pilot Academy

Speaking in Federal Parliament today, Member for Hunter Joel Fitzgibbon called on the NSW Government to get behind Cessnock City Council’s bid to host the proposed Qantas Pilot Academy.

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Speech - Federation Chamber - Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2018-2019 - Thursday, 24 May 2018

I begin my contribution to the debate on the Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2018-2019 and related bills by associating myself with those very fine words from the member for Greenway.

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Speech - House of Representatives - Treasury Laws Amendment (Personal Income Tax Plan) Bill 2018 - May, 23 2018

I rise both to speak to the Treasury Laws Amendment (Personal Income Tax Plan) Bill 2018 and to support the amendment to the second reading motion put forward by the member for McMahon.

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