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Nationals fail Hunter coal workers

Claims by Nationals Senator Matt Canavan and Member for Upper Hunter Michael Johnsen that they have legislated to protect casual workers in the mining industry are completely untrue.

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Transcript - Television Interview - Today Show - Friday, 15 March 2019

SUBJECTS: Student climate strike, minimum wage, Christopher Pyne’s last Today Show segment.

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Littleproud doubles down on Minimum Farm Gate Milk Price

In a media statement today Agriculture Minister David Littleproud doubled-down on his opposition to Labor’s proposals to help to save Australia’s dairy farmers.

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Transcript - Doorstop - Tuncester - Thursday, 14 March 2019

SUBJECTS: Labor’s dairy policy, dairy industry crisis in Australia.

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Hogan must back his dairy farmers

Member for Page Kevin Hogan must stand up to Prime Minister Scott Morrison and back struggling local dairy farmers said Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry and Shadow Minister for Rural and Regional Australia Joel Fitzgibbon and Federal Labor Candidate for Page, Patrick Deegan.  

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Fruitful discussion at Longman Agriculture and Farming Roundtable

Primary producers and farmers in the Federal electorate of Longman were provided a platform to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing their respective sectors at an Agriculture and Farming Roundtable today.

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More action needed for flood affected North West Queensland

Today we met with North West Queensland mayors, councillors and producers affected by the recent devastating floods.

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Nationals tensions force Morrison to open the door for more 457-style visas

With Nationals leadership tensions hitting fever pitch, Scott Morrison has capitulated under pressure from his Coalition counterparts to loosen the rules of Australia’s 457-style visa program.

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Another week has passed and the forestry industry continues to be left in the dark

Another week has passed and the Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Senator Colbeck has missed another opportunity to provide further details about the outcomes of the internal review into the Carbon Farming Initiative Water Rule.

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Cessnock Multipurpose Children's Centre gets high tech

The children who attend Cessnock Multipurpose Children’s Centre are reaping the benefits of their brand new Tech Zone after receiving a $16,330 grant under the Stronger Communities Grants Program.

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