Senator Canavan Finds Support for Rural Debt Inquiry

Queensland Senator Matthew Canavan has welcomed strong support for a Senate inquiry into rural debt from colleagues and others reported in the media today.  Read more

Bob Katter Told: "Pick Which Side"

Bob Katter has been accused of spreading misleading criticisms of the drought relief package and being too ready to attack people on the side of rural Australia.  Read more

Canavan: “Higher Education Changes Mean Greater Fairness”

The Coalition Government’s planned higher education changes deliver greater fairness to all students and taxpayers, Queensland Senator Matt Canavan said today. Read more

North West QLD Supports Debt Inquiry

Queensland Senator Matt Canavan has found widespread suport in the north-west of Queensland for an inquiry into rural debt.  Read more

No Need for Economic Cultural Cringe on Competition Law

Claims by Richard Goyder AO, Managing Director of Wesfarmers, that proposed changes to the Competition and Consumer Act would be inconsistent with the goals of the G20 are an economic version of cultural cringe, Queensland Senator Matthew Canavan said today. Read more

Senator Canavan in the North-West, Debt High on Agenda

Matt Canavan is travelling through north-west Queensland this week on a “listening tour”. Read more

Hinchinbrook Community Support Centre Sets Example in Disaster Management

The opening of the Hinchinbrook Community Support Centre is a good example of communities preparing for disaster rather than just waiting to respond, Senator Matthew Canavan said today.  Read more

Matt Canavan Supports Live Cattle Exports From Port Alma

Senator Matt Canavan has thrown his support behind moves to export live cattle from Port Alma at his first meeting of the Live Export Steering Committee in Rockhampton today. Read more

People of Bowen Wave to Senate Inquiry as it Passes Overhead

I am sure the people of Bowen were happy to know that last night a plane load of Senators inquiring into the Great Barrier Reef flew over their town without stopping in. The town all waved as they were ignored once again.  Read more

Carbon Tax Axed: "Great Day for Regional Queensland" says Senator Canavan

AXING of the carbon tax was great news for rural and regional businesses and families, Queensland Senator Matt Canavan said today. Read more


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