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SHORT-SIGHTED, MEAN-SPIRITED AND MISGUIDED; ABBOTT PULLS RUG FROM UNDER FARMERS’ MARKETS

Not-for-profit community gardens, farmers’ markets, food rescue groups and community health are the big losers from the Abbott Government’s short-sighted, mean-spirited and misguided decision to abolish the Community Food Grant program.

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FITZGIBBON SUPPORTS LOCAL COMMUNITY GROUPS THROUGH NEW DoSomethingNearYou INITIATIVE

In a push to get more people volunteering for community groups and events in the Hunter electorate, Joel Fitzgibbon has linked up with the DoSomething! charity to launch a website that makes it easier for people to volunteer.

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HOW LONG MUST FARMERS WAIT FOR ASSISTANCE?

It seems farm families will have at least seven more restless sleeps before they learn whether they can rely on the Abbott Government for drought relief assistance.

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SKY PVO

Guest Joel Fitzgibbon MP On Opposition View Of The Government's Drought Assistance Package

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ABC NEWS 24

ABC NEWS 24 - Drought assistance package

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PM’S DROUGHT TOUR MUST BE BACKED-UP WITH IMMEDIATE ACTION

The Opposition is disappointed the first parliamentary sitting week has passed without the Government introducing a farm household support bill.

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Farm Institute Insights

Volume 11, February 2014

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LUNCHTIME AGENDA

Sky News interview

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FARMERS NEED HELP NOW

The drought is bad and growing worse by the day. Labor has been saying what needs to be done for weeks, and that’s now supported by the National Famers’ Federation (NFF).

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TRANSCRIPT OF PRESS CONFERENCE

E&OE TRANSCRIPT

PRESS CONFERENCE, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THURSDAY, 13 FEBRUARY 2014

CANBERRA

SUBJECT/S: Drought assistance.

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