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Working with farming and forestry sectors to reduce pollution

No one knows our land better than our farmers - they’ve been leading the way in responding to climate change. That’s why a Shorten Labor Government will help the land sector to reduce pollution while giving farmers and the forestry industry new opportunities to earn income.

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Morrison Government botches biosecurity consultations

Today Minister Littleproud has finally released the report into the chaotic and dysfunctional process undertaken to introduce the Biosecurity Imports Levy (BIL).

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Speech - Rabobank Farm2Fork Summit - Doing more with less - Innovation & Sustainable agriculture - Thursday, 28 March 2019

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Almost six years on, government finds a role for farmers and vegetation

After almost six years in office, the Morrison Government has finally discovered the need to incentivise the adoption of best-practice land management techniques in the agriculture sector.

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Labor to deliver jobs and water for Tasmania

A Shorten Labor Government will help create up to 3,900 jobs in Tasmania by committing $100 million towards Tranche Three of Tasmania’s Irrigation Scheme.

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Government spending taxpayers' money to keep live sheep trade alive

The Morrison Government plans to spend $2.2 million of taxpayers’ money on a research project in an attempt to work around the scientific conclusions of its own reviews of the live sheep trade.

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Forestry industry deserves more on International Day of Forests

Australia’s Forestry industry will be left disappointed and underwhelmed by the Morrison Government’s latest funding announcement devised to celebrate International Day of Forests today.

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Transcript - Radio Interview - WA Country Hour - Tuesday, 21 March 2019

SUBJECTS: Dairy crisis, Labor’s Minimum Farm Gate Milk Price proposal, Live Sheep Exports, Ag Visa, agriculture portfolio.

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Transcript - Radio Interview - 2NM - Wednesday, 20 March 2019

SUBJECTS: Casualisation in the mining industry.

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Dairy industry needs government action

Labor welcomes the decisions of Coles and Aldi to raise their retail milk price.

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