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Another Coalition thought bubble on dams

The Abbott Turnbull Morrison Government are not serious when it comes to building new dams.

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More than just a meal

Today is National Meals On Wheels Day and it was a pleasure to join some of the almost 80,000 volunteers delivering meals across Australia today.

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Former national farming leader lashes government on climate change denial

A former President of the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) has launched a stinging criticism of both the Government’s refusal to acknowledge the link between climate change and drought and its failure to produce meaningful drought and climate policy.

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Transcript - Radio Interview - Triple J Hack - Monday, 27 August 2018

SUBJECT:  Government’s failed drought policy.

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PM thinks drought is his play thing

The Prime Minister has failed our farmers on day two.

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The new PM and drought

The new Prime Minister has declared the drought a priority.  That is good news.

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New Coalition Agreement must be made public

The new Prime Minister Scott Morrison must commit to making public any new Coalition Agreement with the National Party.

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Growing aged care crisis hurts residents in the Hunter

Federal Member for Hunter Joel Fitzgibbon has called out the Turnbull Government’s failure to stop the growing waiting list for home care packages.

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Turnbull Government votes against offering stronger support for drought affected farmers

Labor is disappointed the Turnbull Government rejected the opportunity to support proposed amendments to the Farm Household Support Amendment (Temporary Measures) Bill which would have given struggling farmers the opportunity to receive the Farm Household Allowance (FHA) supplement payment as a $12,000 lump sum payment.

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Government dysfunction continues in live sheep trade

It has been more than four months since we witnessed the shocking cruelty of 60,000 sheep suffering on board the Awassi Express in the height of the searing Middle East summer.

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