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Singleton dudded again

Today the Morrison Government announced that more Local Government Areas will be added to the list of those eligible for funding under its Drought Communities Program.

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Drought Summit underwhelms

Those who hoped today’s Drought Summit would be meaningful will be disappointed.

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Transcript - Doorstop - Canberra - Drought Summit - Friday, 26 October 2018

SUBJECTS: Prime Minister’s Future Fund announcement; Drought Summit talk-fest; Allegations of misuse of taxpayer funds.

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Transcript - Doorstop - Canberra - Friday 26 October 2018

SUBJECTS: Prime Minister’s Future Fund announcement; Drought Summit talk-fest; Barnaby Joyce response to Peter Schwarz allegations.

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Hunter to commemorate Centenary of Armistice in style

Plans for a number of unique, community-based projects and events to commemorate the centenary of Armistice Day in the Hunter electorate have been given a boost thanks to an injection of Federal Government funding through the Armistice Centenary Grants Program (ACGP).

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APVMA pork barrel now a sick joke

Knowing it would never secure Parliamentary support, in 2016 the Government had Finance Minister Mathias Cormann issue a Government Policy Order (GPO) which forced the relocation of the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) from Canberra to Armidale.

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Minister anxious to release Moss review

Senate Estimates today confirmed the Moss Review into the culture of the live animal export regulator has been delivered to Minister for Agriculture David Littleproud, but he is choosing not to release it.

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Big sheep boat wins race over Moss review

The release of the Morrison Government’s review into the culture within the live export regulator is now eight weeks late but that hasn’t stopped their approval of a shipment of 130,000 sheep from Perth to Kuwait.

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Speech - National Farmers' Federation Congress - Focusing on our customers and our resource base - The key to sustainable profitability

It’s a pleasure to once again address the National Farmers’ Federation’s National Congress.

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Government's live export regulator report delay unacceptable

Today Minister David Littleproud revealed yet another delay to the release of the Moss Review – commissioned on the back of the shocking footage of animal cruelty on the Awassi Express.

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