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Media Release - Morrison Government Abandons Farmers in Hour of Need - Saturday, 12 October 2019

Labor's Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Joel Fitzgibbon, has called for immediate action from the Morrison Government as hundreds of drought-affected families are being kicked off the Farm House Allowance (FHA).

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Media Release - A Great Act of Bastardry - Thursday, 10 October 2019

Labor has called on the Morrison Government to apply an immediate moratorium to drought-affected farmers affected by the four-year limit on income support, as it has emerged that farmers are being kicked-off the Farm House Allowance payment.  

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Speech - Address to the Sydney Institute - Wednesday, 9 October 2019

Much has been said about the May 18 election outcome. That’s hardly surprising given the result was such an upset.

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Transcript - Radio Interview - ABC Afternoon Briefing - Tuesday, 8 October 2019

SUBJECTS: Drought policy; Climate Protestors; ALP Election Policies

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Transcript - Television Interview - Sunrise - Monday, 7 October 2019

SUBJECTS: ACCC Bank Inquiry; 2019 federal election.

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Media Release - National Farmers' Federation Is Writing Government's Drought Policy - Sunday, 6 October 2019

After six years of inaction the Morrison Government has delegated its responsibility for developing a national, comprehensive drought policy to the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF), said Labor’s Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Joel Fitzgibbon.

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Media Release - Auditor-General Considering Labor's Request to Examine Government's Drought Programs - Friday, 4 October 2019

The Commonwealth Auditor-General is considering a request from the Federal Opposition to examine the Government’s funding of drought programs.

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Media Release - Stop Playing Russian Roulette With Australia's Biosecurity - Friday, 4 October 2019

Labor’s Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Joel Fitzgibbon, has warned the Government against playing Russian roulette with biosecurity, as African Swine Fever looms in our region.

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Media Release - Treasurer Has Not Read The Drought Coordinator's Report! - Friday, 4 October 2019

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg hasn’t read the final report of the Drought Coordinator, Major General Stephen Day, despite it being with the Government since April.
 

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Transcript - Television Interview - Sky News - Friday, 4 October 2019

SUBJECTS: Drought; Energy Policy.

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