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Transcript - Television Interview - ABC News Breakfast - Wednesday, 20 February 2019

SUBJECTS: Labor’s dairy announcement, dairy industry crisis.

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Labor will investigate a floor price for dairy farmers

Our dairy farmers are caught in a long-running cost-price squeeze that is being compounded by drought and Morrison Government inaction.

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Transcript - Doorstop - Canberra - Tuesday, 19 February 2019

SUBJECTS: Minister David Littleproud’s call for a consumer boycott of Coles and Aldi, Dairy crisis, David Littleproud’s declared pecuniary interests in Woolworths, mining industry.

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Morrison Government too slow on dairy code

Dairy farmers are in crisis yet the Morrison Government is stuck in go-slow mode continuing to delay the implementation of the ACCC recommended Dairy Mandatory Code of Conduct.

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Labor will protect and support Australia's dairy farmers

Labor welcomes the decision by the Board of Woolworths to place a levy on its private label milk to assist Australia’s struggling dairy farming families.

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Speech - Federation Chamber - North Queensland Floods - Thursday, 14 February 2019

Queensland's agriculture minister is former Labor senator Mark Furner, so people here know him well.

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A Shorten Government will fund drought resilience and infrastructure

A Shorten Labor Government will help farmers build defences to drought, lift productivity and secure sustainable profitability while also funding nation building road and rail infrastructure.

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FRDC Chair reveals disturbing dinosaur climate change stance

Former National Party Senator Ron Boswell has hit out in an opinion piece criticising Labor’s policies for tackling climate change.

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Education key for future food and fibre production

A Shorten Labor Government will secure the future of Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia (PIEFA).

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Speech - Rural Press Club - Harnessing the forces of change - A sustainably profitable food and fibre sector - Thursday, 7 February 2019

I thank the Rural Press Club for the opportunity to share a few insights into what, if elected, a Shorten Labor Government might look like and what it would mean for rural and regional Australia.

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