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

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



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