Turnbull, McCormack launch listening tour this week
The Federal Department of Agriculture has launched a criminal investigation as the fallout from the live sheep export saga continues.
Agribusiness has traditionally lagged when it comes to gender diversity - a fact NFF is on a mission to change.
It appears that wearing a green shirt has the same effect on the Queensland government as waving a red rag to a bull, if last week’s experience of Mackay Regional councillor, Martin Bella is any indication.
Far North Queensland federal Liberal MP, Warren Entsch, is not expecting voter backlash following his decision to support the private member’s Bill that calls for the end of live sheep exports within five years.
Tough new penalties for breaching animal welfare standards will include ten years in prison or a fine of up to $2.1 million.