Community Groups to Present Cases for Water Projects

A ‘Fitzroy Water Workshop’ will be held in Rockhampton to enable the region’s key federal MPs to hear detailed cases for competing water project concepts in the region. Read more

TPP Deal Disappointing for Sugar but Trade Talks Should Now Turn to Ag

There are "some substantial missed opportunities” from the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal, especially for sugar, Senator Matt Canavan said in a speech in the Senate last night. Read more

Senate Acknowledges Importance of Port Alma for Live Cattle Exports

The importance of Port Alma for future live cattle exports has been acknowledged by the federal Senate today. Read more

Greens’ Anti-Coal Rhetoric “Denialism”

Senator Matt Canavan has labelled the Greens’ anti-coal rhetoric as “denialism” that refuses to accept factual evidence. Read more

What Did the Nationals Ever Do For Us?

Senator Matt Canavan has ridiculed independent MP Bob Katter’s criticism of the new Liberal-Nationals Coalition agreement. Read more

Greens Should Give Up Their Smart Phones

Senator Matt Canavan has called on Greens MPs to hand in their smart phones. Read more

More Support for Families in New Coalition Agreement “Great News”

Inclusion of an extra $1,000 a year for 140,000 families with stay-at-home mums has been welcomed by Queensland Senator Matt Canavan. Read more

Canavan Welcomes Agreement on Effects Test

Queensland Senator Matt Canavan has welcomed an agreement between the Liberal and National party leaders to push ahead with reforms to competition laws that will protect small business. Read more

Nationals Senators Welcome Cap on Water Buybacks

Nationals Senators have welcomed the introduction of a cap on water buybacks in the Murray-Darling. Read more

Australia Should Increase Coal Production to Benefit Global Environment

Australia should increase its exports of coal to help the global environment. That is the view of Rockhampton-based MPs Michelle Landry and Matthew Canavan, who say Australia produces the world’s most “energy-efficient” coal and increased production will help reduce global emissions. Read more


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