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Labor connects with dairy farmers in Gilmore

Labor’s Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry and Shadow Minister for Rural and Regional Australia Joel Fitzgibbon joined Labor’s candidate for Gilmore Fiona Phillips in Milton on Wednesday to take part in a kitchen table conversation with South Coast dairy farmers.

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Transcript - Doorstop - Milton - Wednesday, 6 February 2019

SUBJECTS: Dairy industry, climate change policy, Labor preferences, Fiona Phillips’ campaign.

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Senate Inquiry highlights adverse impacts of forced APVMA relocation

The Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Reference Committee has joined a long line of experts, organisations and farm leadership bodies to express alarm over the forced relocation of the Australian Pesticides & Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA). 

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Transcript - Doorstop - Gladstone - Wednesday, 23 January 2019

SUBJECTS: LABOR’S RED MEAT STRATEGY DISCUSSION PAPER, LIVE SHEEP EXPORTS, MURRAY DARLING BASIN PLAN.

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Boosting jobs in the red meat sector

Federal Labor launched a Red Meat Strategy Discussion Paper today.

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Transcript - Radio Interview - 4CC Central Queensland - Wednesday, 23 January 2019

SUBJECTS: Labor’s Red Meat Strategy Discussion Paper, Murray Darling Basin, election terms.

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APVMA continues to struggle to find applicants for senior positions to be based in Armidale

Minister Littleproud must reassess the capability and capacity of the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) to do its job in Armidale due the costly forced and ill thought-through pork barrel by Barnaby Joyce.

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Transcript - Radio Interview - 2GB - Thursday, 17 January - 2019

SUBJECTS: Live sheep exports, future of the coal industry.

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Questions remain over APVMA Armidale relocation tender process

The Morrison Government has further questions to answer in relation to the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) relocation to Armidale in Barnaby Joyce’s electorate.

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Hunter Sporting Champions rewarded for success

Federal Member for Hunter, Joel Fitzgibbon has celebrated the sporting achievements of the Hunter electorate’s talented young athletes at an official presentation event hosted in Cameron Park on Thursday.

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