Industry Urged to Make Submissions to Red Meat Inquiry

Queensland Senator Matt Canavan has urged participants in the red meat industry to make submissions to the current Senate inquiry into processing. Read more

Senator Requests Delay to Decision on Mt Emerald Wind Farm

Senator Matt Canavan has requested the Queensland Government to delay making a final decision on the Mt Emerald wind farm proposal west of Cairns. Read more

Queensland Premier Should be Wary of GST Karma

Senator Matt Canavan has recommended Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk consider Queensland's long-term interests when making comments about the GST. Read more

Canavan Supports Inquiry in Green Group's Tax Status

Queensland Senator Matt Canavan has called on people who are interested in defending mining jobs in Central Queensland to get involved in a Parliamentary inquiry into the tax deductions given to environmental organisations. Read more

Commercial Fishing Ban Will Cost CQ Jobs

If the new Labor government is serious about creating jobs in Central Queensland, it will back down on its plan to remove jobs in the commercial fishing sector by shutting down fishing areas, according to Queensland Senator Matt Canavan. Read more

Reef Protests a “Trojan Horse” to Ban Coal Mining

Opposition to the recently-announced Reef 2050 plan is aimed at banning coal mining in Queensland, Senator Matt Canavan said today. Read more

Uranium U-Turn to Cost Billions of Dollars, Thousands of Jobs

Billions of dollars and thousands of jobs will be lost to Queensland because of the State Government’s planned ban on uranium mining. Read more

Tax System Should be More “Family Friendly”, says Canavan

Australia’s income tax system should be made more “family friendly”, according to Queensland Senator Matt Canavan. Read more

Senate Inquiry into Red Meat Processing

The meat processing industry is to be examined by a Senate inquiry.  Rockhampton-based Senator Matt Canavan and Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry said the inquiry would focus on the effect of market consolidation on the red meat processing sector. Read more

Canavan Supports Using Superannuation to Buy a Home

Queensland Senator Matt Canavan strongly supports the use of superannuation for young people to buy their own home and has dismissed former PM Paul Keating’s criticism of the idea. Read more


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