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Transcript - Doors - Canberra - Monday, 25 June 2018

Today we have 60,000 live sheep stuck in the supply chain and people everywhere are asking, where does the Turnbull Government stand on the live sheep trade?

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From Maccas to park bench

We saw the debacle of the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) being run out of Maccas in Armidale.

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Turnbull without a plan for live sheep exports

What is the Turnbull Government’s honest view of the live sheep export trade?  Where is its plan for it?

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Transcript - Television Interview - Sky News - Tuesday, 19 June 2018

SUBJECTS: Tax, Live Sheep Exports, Government policy vacuum on drought; Clive Palmer.

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Transcript - Doorstop - Canberra - Tuesday, 19 June 2018

SUBJECTS: Inadequate Government response to drought affected farming families; Government refusal to debate their live export Bill.

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Centrelink debt recovery debacle hits a new low

Federal Member for Hunter Joel Fitzgibbon has lashed out in Parliament over the Turnbull Government’s Centrelink debt recovery debacle.

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PM playing politics with the live sheep trade

Speaking to the media today Malcolm Turnbull claimed Labor was playing politics with the Government’s Export Legislation Amendment (Live-Stock) Bill 2018 which will increase penalties for breaches of animal welfare standards in the live export sector.

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Speech - Inspector-General of Animal Welfare and Live Animal Exports Bill 2018 - House of Representatives - Monday, 18 June 2018

I indicate to the House that I have allocated 50 per cent of my time to the member for Richmond, who will be supporting and seconding the bill.

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PM kicks drought problem down the road

Labor welcomes the Turnbull Government’s announcement that it will extend Farm Household Allowance (FHA) for drought affected farming families. 

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Not a happy 25th Anniversary for the APVMA

The Australian Pesticides & Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) turns 25 today.  There is very little to celebrate.

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