Maitland Vietnam Veterans and Services Legion and Singleton Shire Council have been recognised for their commitment to honouring the contribution of the local veteran community Member for Hunter, Joel Fitzgibbon, said today.Read more
THE HON JASON CLARE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR COMMUNICATIONS MEMBER FOR BLAXLAND
THE HON JOEL FITZGIBBON MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR AGRICULTURE SHADOW MINISTER FOR RURAL AFFAIRS SPOKESPERSON FOR COUNTRY CAUCUS MEMBER FOR HUNTER MEDIA RELEASERead more
Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce appears to have ruled out any further drought assistance or any adjustment to improve the current schemes.Read more
I am delighted to announce the Hon John Kerin AM has accepted our invitation to become Patron of Labor’s Country Caucus.Read more
Revelations that only 6 per cent of the money allocated for drought assistance loans has been allocated confirms the failure of the Abbott Government’s drought package.Read more
Families in the Hunter electorate will be among the hardest hit by Tony Abbott’s double hit on the sick Australians, Mr Fitzgibbon said today.Read more
90 Second House of Represnetatives StatementRead more
SUBJECT:Meeting with Northern Territory Producers, bipartisan support for further drought relief, concern at rising debt levels in farming communities.Read more
A little over a year ago a newly re-elected Prime Minister asked me what position I would like to hold in his Cabinet.
And I had a senior role in mind – it’s called agriculture, fisheries and forestry.
Now let’s be honest – not every politician asked by a PM what he or she would like to do in the name of the country would nominate agriculture in the first instance.