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

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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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Lies, secrets and the Coalition Agreement

Not only is the Coalition Agreement being kept secret from the Australian people, its contents now appear now a matter of subterfuge.

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Morrison Government continues to fail on delivering FHA

As thousands of farmers struggle through harsh and relentless drought conditions, news has emerged we will be waiting until mid-way through next year until a report from a review into the effectiveness of the Farm Household Allowance (FHA) is finally delivered.

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Transcript - Radio Interview - WA Country Hour - Tuesday, 25 September 2018

SUBJECT: Live Sheep Exports, trade, agriculture visa

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Labor's $20 million uni pledge to transform Western Sydney into a global food security powerhouse

A Shorten Labor Government will invest $20 million to transform Western Sydney into a global food security powerhouse, putting Australia at the cutting edge of research on hardier crops, nutrition, and biosafety.

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