Farm carbon project veto powers granted to Agriculture Minister

Jamieson Murphy
By Jamieson Murphy
Updated July 4 2022 - 1:18pm, first published March 31 2022 - 7:30pm
VETO POWERS: Agriculture Minister David Littleproud can cancel carbon projects that have a negative impact on regional communities or ag production. Photo: Keegan Carroll

THE Agriculture Minister will officially have the power to veto native forest carbon projects that take up more than one-third of a farm, in a move designed to prevent "entire farms locked up" for carbon credits.

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Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

National Rural Affairs reporter

National Rural Affairs reporter, focusing on rural politics and issues. Whisper g'day mate to me at jamieson.murphy@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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