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ABBOTT GOVERNMENT GIVES WITH ONE HAND AND TAKES WITH THE OTHER ON RURAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

Today the Abbott Government launched the Coalition’s rural research and development grants program to much fanfare.

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AGRICULTURAL COMPETITIVENESS GREEN PAPER STILL MISSING 10/10/2014

Here we are with another week passed and still no sign of the Abbott Government’s Agricultural Competitiveness Green Paper.

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ABBOTT GOVERNMENT SMASHES AGRICULTURE AGENCIES

The Abbott Government is undertaking an unprecedented attack on Australia's agriculture chemicals regulator and three key agriculture research corporations.

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THE UNKINDEST CUTS TO OUR ABC

This article was first published in FARMONLINE on Monday the 6th of October 2014.

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100 DAYS OF ABBOTT GOVERNMENT NEGLECT ON DEMENTIA

Federal Member for Hunter, Joel Fitzgibbon today called on the Prime Minister to immediately reinstate the Dementia and Severe Behaviours Supplement (DSBS) and stop treating dementia as a political football.

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AGRICULTURAL COMPETITIVENESS GREEN PAPER STILL MISSING 3/10/2014

Another week has passed and there is still no Agricultural Competitiveness Green Paper.

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LABOR PROTECTS PENSIONERS IN HUNTER

Labor has dealt a major blow to Tony Abbott’s plans to cut the pension and increase the pension age to 70.

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THE CONSEQUENCES OF BARNABY JOYCE’S POLITICAL WHEAT FIX

The ink was barely dry on Barnaby Joyce’s new mandatory code on bulk wheat terminal access before the ACCC granted GrainCorp an exemption in the Newcastle port zone.

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INAUGURAL ADIC DAIRY DINNER SPEECH

SPEECH


INAUGURAL ADIC DAIRY DINNER
CANBERRA, ACT

WEDNESDAY, 1 OCTOBER 2014

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WA FARMERS STILL WAITING FOR DROUGHT RELIEF 24/09/2014

Seven months after his drought tour with the Prime Minister, Barnaby Joyce finally announces farmers in Western Australia can “apply” for drought assistance.

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