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Prime Minister goes back to the future

At his media conference today the Prime Minister went back to the future by acknowledging the climate is changing in a way which is challenging our farmers and our agriculture sector.

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PM snubs Hunter farmers

The Hunter region was ignored in Malcolm Turnbull’s Budget and now he is snubbing the region’s farmers.

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Transcript - Radio Interview - 2GB - Friday, 1 June 2018

SUBJECTS: Government not allowing a vote on the live sheep export trade; Malcolm Turnbull has lost the confidence of his Party-room, Live cattle trade, Pauline Hanson.

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Transcript - Doors - Canberra - Thursday, 31 May 2018

SUBJECTS: Government not allowing a vote on the live sheep export trade; Malcolm Turnbull has lost the confidence of his Party-room.

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Transcript - Radio Interview - 5AA Adelaide Radio - Thursday, 31 May 2018

LEON BYNER: Let’s update on what’s going on with the business of sheep exports and talk with the opposite of the Minister, Mr Littleproud, Shadow Agriculture Minister Joel Fitzgibbon. Joel, what can you tell us and good morning?

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Turnbull running scared

Today the Turnbull Government took the extraordinary decision to pull their Export Legislation Amendment (Live-Stock) Bill 2018. The bill was listed first for debate in the Parliament today.

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Labor to call for a vote on live sheep exports

Today I foreshadowed that I will move amendments to the Export Legislation Amendment (Livestock) Bill 2018 in Parliament tomorrow which mirror Sussan Ley’s Private Member’s Bill to phase out long haul live sheep exports.

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Transcript - Television Interview - Sky News - Wednesday, 30 May 2018

SUBJECTS: Barnaby Joyce; Fitzgibbon PMB; Inspector-General of Animal Welfare; Minister Cash subpoenaed; Registered Organisations Commission.

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Labor to establish an Inspector-General of Animal Welfare and Live Animal Exports

Today I have given formal notice of my intention to introduce a Private Member’s Bill that will establish an Inspector-General of Animal Welfare and Live Animal Exports.

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Transcript - Doorstop - Canberra - Wednesday, 30 May 2018

SUBJECTS: Private Members Bill to reinstate the Inspector General for Animal Welfare and Live Animal Exports, Drought policy.   

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