Media Releases

Media Releases

Media Releases

Media Releases

NORTHERN AUSTRALIA STATEMENT

For a nation where just 1.3 million people—5.3 per cent of our population—live in the top 51 per cent of the nation, a casual observer could be forgiven for wondering why we’d prioritise the development of northern Australia. Surely it is too hot, too wet, too dry and too unpopulated to care about, but, for those of us who live, work, or invest in northern Australia, the reality is that it is the part of the nation that has the true potential to deliver the increase of food and fibre production, essential minerals for our new economy, unique and wonderful tourism destinations, defence placement and Indigenous community connections.

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FEDERAL CASH FOR COUNTRY COUNCILS

Newly named Special Envoy for Northern Australia, Senator Susan McDonald, has pledged to use her position to focus on supply chains – particular within the corridors of growth previously announced by the Morrison Government, regional internet connectivity, new water projects and services that make living in regional centres possible such as child care and aged care.

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‘VEGAN MEAT’ LABELLING UNDER INVESTIGATION

In response to complaints from the Australian red meat industry, Senator McDonald has launched a Senate Inquiry into food labelling laws that will investigate if terms such as “meat-free mince”, “sausage made with plants” and “vegan bacon” pass muster.

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HELP FOR FAMILY-OWNED CAR DEALERS

The Morrison Government has addressed a growing power imbalance between dealers and large companies by introducing new significant financial penalties for wrongdoing under the Franchising Code of Conduct.

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HOW AUSTRALIA HAS BENEFITED UNDER A MORRISON GOVERNMENT

The Australian Government has today announced the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) has been engaged to develop and operate the new Regional Digital Technology Hub.
Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, said that the new Hub will support regional, rural and remote Australians to build their digital capabilities.

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NFF TO DESIGN AND RUN THE NEW REGIONAL DIGITAL TECH HUB

The Australian Government has today announced the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) has been engaged to develop and operate the new Regional Digital Technology Hub.
Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, said that the new Hub will support regional, rural and remote Australians to build their digital capabilities.

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