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

New Hospital for Kingaroy Needed

Matthew Canavan said that Kingaroy needs a new hospital after he toured the local hospital this morning with the local Member for Nanango, Deb Frecklington, and the Assistant Minister for Health, Fiona Nash.  Read more

Great Honour to be a Senator

It is a great honour to have been elected to the Senate by the Queensland people to represent the Queensland people. I am only here because of the people and I hope I can repay their trust in my term as a Senator. Read more

Ron Boswell - A Champion Queenslander

Ron Boswell has delivered a fitting conclusion to a stellar Senate career in his valedictory speech to the Senate tonight Senator-elect for Queensland, Matthew Canavan, says.  Read more

Bush Experience Readies Canavan for Senate Role

Matthew Canavan said today that a recent experience of working for 2 weeks on a cattle station in the Gulf of Carpentaria will help prepare him for his role as a Queensland Senator based in Rockhampton, starting on July 1.  Read more

Investment in CQ Essential Despite Tough Budget

"When you are trying to pay back the credit card you don't stop paying the kids' school fees" said Matthew Canavan tonight at a dinner in Rockhampton hosted by Capricorn Enterprise. "We have big mess to fix up in Canberra but if we don't keep investing in places like Central Queensland then what we will be left with will resemble something like the Augean stables. Read more

Vale Graeme Acton

It is extremely sad to hear of the untimely passing of Graeme Acton.  Read more

Why Beef Must be the 'Real Meat' in Northern Australia Sandwich

Beef must get top billing as the ‘real meat’ in Northern Australia’s future capacity to satisfy the world’s appetite for increased food production.        That was the message heard at the North Australia Beef Research Council conference in Rockhampton today. Read more

Thoughts and Prayers with Graeme Acton and his Family

It saddens me greatly to hear that beef producer Graeme Acton has been seriously injured in an accident at Clarke Creek. My thoughts and prayers are with Graeme and his family as I wish him a recovery from this terrible accident.  Read more



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