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Transcript - Doors - Canberra - Wednesday, 17 October 2018

The biannual National Farmers Congress kicks off in Canberra today.

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Senate Inquiry into the APVMA

The Senate today supported a Labor motion to establish an inquiry into the independence, effectiveness and responsiveness of the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority decision making processes. Government Senators opposed the motion.

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Morrison's zombie visa

The Agricultural visa is now the zombie visa.

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Government has its head in the sand on animal welfare

Debate resumed in the House of Representatives today on my Private Member’s Bill to restore the Inspector General of Animal Welfare and Live Animal Exports.

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Speech - Moving with consumer preferences - A sustainably profitable food sector - Australian Lot Feeders' Association Beefex 2018 Conference

***CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY***

I have been in the agriculture portfolio for five years.

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Transcript - Radio Interview - 2CC Canberra - Tuesday, 9 October 2018

SUBJECTS: Senate Inquiry into independence of APVMA, Migrant settlement in regions.  

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Labor moves Senate Inquiry into Australia's Pesticides and Animal Medicines regulator

In light of concerns over the use of Glyphosate, it is critical that Australians have confidence in the regulation of agricultural chemicals and animal medicines and in the independence of the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA).

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Labor will extend preschool access to 3 year olds

A Shorten Labor Government will introduce a new two year National Preschool and Kindy Program – the biggest ever investment in early childhood education in Australia.

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Morrison Government must talk with WA sheep farmers

The 111th annual Pastoralists and Graziers Association of Western Australia’s convention has been told Federal Agricultural Minister David Littleproud has to improve communication with sheep meat producers.

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Government must admit APVMA location is utter failure

Agriculture Minister David Littleproud must explain why the Australian Pesticides and Veterinarian Medicines Authority (APVMA) is recruiting staff in Canberra which is in direct defiance of the Government Policy Order.

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