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

Senator Matt Canavan: "Small is Beautiful"

QUEENSLAND Senator Matt Canavan has called for more support for small farmers, small businesses and families in a speech tonight.  Read more

AgVet Chemical Changes "Great News" for Farmers: Canavan

AXING expensive compulsory re-registration of agvet chemicals is great news for Australian primary producers, Queensland Senator Matt Canavan said today. "The Senate vote to remove Labor’s legislation requiring compulsory reassessment of agvet chemicals honours a Coalition election promise, and is a big win for farmers and for common sense,” Senator Canavan said.  Read more

New Agreement with Japan Delivers for Queensland

Senator Matthew Canavan said today that the signing of an Economic Partnership Agreement between Australia and Japan was great news Queensland, and great news for the beef industry of Central Queensland in particular.  Read more


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