Canavan: agriculture needs community support, not just mining

Colin Bettles
March 29 2018 - 5:00pm
Northern Australia and Resources Minister Matt Canavan.
Northern Australia and Resources Minister Matt Canavan.

NORTHERN Australia’s growth relies on maintaining community support not just for mining development but agriculture projects like dams and fighting off “draconian” proposals like Queensland’s tree clearing laws, says Matt Canavan.

Colin Bettles

Colin Bettles

Canberra Bureau Chief

Has been the Canberra Bureau Chief for Fairfax Agricultural Media since 2010 - survived the hung parliament - former media manager at Western Australian Cricket Association now covering national agricultural and rural issues in federal politics.

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