North Queensland-based Senator and outspoken farmers’ advocate, Susan McDonald, has urged anyone who has had commercial dealings with big supermarkets to have the courage to tell their stories to a new Federal Government Inquiry and not worry about retribution.
Queensland has been abundantly blessed with natural resources, especially in the North West Minerals Province, but high power prices are stifling our ability to access them.
The Regional and Rural Affairs Committee Senate Inquiry into the Queensland State Government’s contentious ‘Reef Regulations’ completed public hearings in Brisbane today, after hearing evidence LNP Senators described as damning for the State Government.
The Australian Government accepts the outcome from the Federal Court of Australia and will not appeal the finding that live exporters were treated unfairly.
Queensland Senator, Susan McDonald, has awarded the blue ribbon to Show societies throughout Queensland after they were successful in securing $36 million in extra funding to help them rebound after the coronavirus crisis.
There is something wrong with a government using Covid-19 restrictions to send undercover police to crack down on country pubs while turning a blind eye to an anti-police protest in Brisbane.
North Queensland-based Senator, Susan McDonald, has hailed as a win for farmers and regional communities the Federal Government’s agreement to fund the North Australia and Rangelands Fire Information Service for at least another year.
COVID-19 has delivered the silver lining of kick-starting a revolution in how we view the feasibility of growing regional Australia.