Speech to ABARES Regional Outlook Conference (Goondiwindi)

I spoke today at the ABARES Regional Outlook conference in Goondiwindi. I spoke of the need to keep family farms as the backbone of our farming sector because the dream to own your own farm, make your own decisions and live with the consequences is a noble one that should be promoted. Read more

Speech to the Southern Grasslands Society (Ballarat)

It is a great pleasure and honour to have been invited to address your conference. As a Queenslander I am a long way from home so I am very humbled to have been invited to speak here at the Southern Grasslands conference. I hope that you take it as a sign of my commitment that I have come all of this way on one of the three most important nights on the Queensland calendar – State of Origin night! Read more

Speech to the Northern Australia Beef Research Council (Rockhampton)

I have been asked to speak a little today about the LNP's approach to Northern Australia development. I will speak generally about that but given that this is a conference for beef I will also make some direct comments about how our northern agenda relates to the beef industry.  Read more



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