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Agriculture and Other Legislation Amemdment Bill

Mr PERRETT (Gympie—LNP) (4.09 pm): I rise to speak to the Agriculture and Other Legislation Amendment Bill. This omnibus bill sprawls across 18 acts and four regulations. It covers a wide range of issues regarding risks posed by animal activists and extremists,...

MOTION

Maleny Dairies Mr PERRETT (Gympie—LNP) (5.10 pm): I rise to support the motion moved by the member for Glass House. Queensland dairy farmers are hurting. A dairy farmer leaves the industry approximately every five to seven days. Today there are just over 300 dairy...

Matter of Public Interest

Shark Control Program, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Mr PERRETT (Gympie—LNP) (2.35 pm): I congratulate Minister Furner and the Labor Party for finally adopting in principle the LNP’s SMART drumline policy, designed to keep Queenslanders safe. In the end, the right...

Labor Keeping Farmers in the Dark

When the Palaszczuk Labor Government came to power in 2015 it promised openness and accountability, but this appears to be another broken promise. Agricultural and biosecurity advisory committees and councils used by industry bodies and farmers to hold the government...

Feral Furner Lacks Fortitude to Deliver Funds

As Queensland and rest of the country continue to manage the devastation of drought, the Federal LNP Coalition Government has stumped up even more funds to fight feral pests and weeds*. At the same time the Palaszczuk Labor Government is again paralysed in inaction...

New Drought Declarations Welcomed but Bigger Plan Needed

LNP Leader Deb Frecklington said with more communities being drought declared today, water security should be Queensland’s number one priority. “Water security and drought is the single biggest issue facing Queensland,” Ms Frecklington said. “That’s why the New...