LET’S not cry in our beer about decentralising the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) from Canberra to Armidale, says Nationals leader and Federal Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce.
MEN – including those in regional areas like farmers facing situational distress – are three times more likely to die by suicide than women but current prevention methods favour females.
LABOR Shadow Justice Minister Clare O’Neil has accused the Turnbull government of being “hopelessly divided” on gun control.
QUEENSLAND Nationals Senator Barry O’Sullivan is spearheading a push, backed by “foot soldiers in the bush”, to endorse and instigate a federal royalties for regions scheme, from the federal government’s Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (PRRT) review.
WA One Nation Senator Rod Culleton has faced the High Court today in a day of legal action and drama.
Celebrity gardener Don Burke has been dragged into a political furore over Agriculture and Water Resources Minister Barnaby Joyce’s controversial decision to relocate the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA).
THE Greens have cautioned the government about funding genuine carbon reduction projects like Landcare, rather than “dud” programs like the Green Army, after a review of climate change policies was announced.
ONE Nation leader Pauline Hanson has returned fire at party colleague and WA Senator Rod Culleton accusing him of not being a team player and letting the spotlight go to his head.
FARM groups have welcomed the Coalition government’s announcement of round two of the mobile blackspots program saying it can help to curb the digital divide between urban and rural telecommunications users.
Senator Bridget McKenzie has demanded an evidence based attitude towards gun classification, rather than emotional grandstanding.