Ag at CQU has to be Part of Northern Australian Plan

Senator Matthew Canavan, Bridie Luva, Candidate for Rockhampton, and Member for Keppel Bruce Young have called on the Northern Australian Taskforce to heed the recent Parliamentary Committee’s recommendation to include Central Queensland University in future agricultural research initiatives.  Read more

Time for Action on Northern Australia Development

Senator Matt Canavan has welcomed release of the report on development of northern Australia and said it’s time for action. Read more

Labor Says No to Northern Queenslanders

The Labor Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment, Senator Singh, last night deplored the fact that the people of Mackay, God forbid, might have more of a say on the Great Barrier Reef than Canberra. Read more

Australia Should Adopt Family-Friendly Tax System

Australia should change its tax system to become more family-friendly, Matthew Canavan said in a speech to the Senate today.  Read more

Labor Party Should Not Discriminate on Which Witch

Palmer United Party Senator Glenn Lazarus today is proposing a Senate inquiry into the Queensland LNP Government that is a political witch hunt and an abuse of the Senate's powers.  Read more

Grain Code About Infrastructure

Remarks today that proposed regulation for grain export terminals is a rollback of deregulation are mistaken.  Read more

Rural Debt Financial Roundtable Welcomed

Senator Canavan today supported the announcement of a rural debt roundtable yesterday by the Agriculture Minister, Barnaby Joyce.  Read more

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


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