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DROUGHT RESPONSE AN "F" FOR FAIL

Barnaby Joyce's declaration that Queensland and NSW farmers will soon be to "apply" for concessional loans under the well-publicised drought package does not pass his own test of less than one week ago.

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THE NATIONALS ARE A JOKE, THE REGIONS HAVE BEEN BETRAYED

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THE HON CHRIS BOWEN MP SHADOW TREASURER MEMBER FOR MCMAHON

JOEL FITZGIBBON MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR AGRICULTURE

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PRESS CONFERENCE 4 JUNE 2014

SUBJECT/S: Drought Concessional loans.

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NATS CAUGHT WITH THEIR MOLESKINS DOWN?

Reports that National Party MPs were tricked by their Liberal colleagues into supporting higher fuel excises with a threat to abolish the diesel fuel rebate will send shock waves through rural Australia.

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MINISTER DITCHES AGRICULTURE AND REGIONAL HORTICULTURE APPRENTICES

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BUDGET CUTS TO IMPACT ON LOCAL RATE PAYERS

The Federal Member for Hunter, Joel Fitzgibbon, said rate payers across the Hunter electorate would be worse off after the Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, slashed vital funding to local councils.

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ABBOTT GOVERNMENT MUST RESTORE MAITLAND CCTV FUNDING

Member for Hunter Joel Fitzgibbon has called on the Abbott Government to restore the $186,340 the former Labor Government allocated for CCTV cameras in Maitland.

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DROUGHT TOUR WAS MORE ABOUT STOPPING THE POLITCAL BLEEDING

It is now clear that the Prime Minister’s February drought tour was more about stopping the political bleeding than helping drought affected farming families.

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SAFE CROSSINGS FOR CATTLE IN NSW

Member for Hunter, Joel Fitzgibbon has called on the Federal and State governments to consider introducing a “Cattle Underpass Scheme” similar to the scheme the Victorian government ran in 2012.

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PLAYING POLITICS WITH OUR REGION

Member for Hunter Joel Fitzgibbon has used a speech in Parliament to launch an extraordinary attack on the NSW Government.

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