SPECIAL Minister of State Scott Ryan has announced he’s agreed to waive the debt to the Commonwealth, of disqualified Family First Senator Bob Day.
Opportunities exist for agriculture in the Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement (PAFTA), especially Peruvian “Super Foods” heading down under.
OPPORTUNITIES to sell Australian kangaroo meat and beef - as well as horticulture and wine - are the gains anticipated from a potential trade deal with Peru.
A Free Trade Agreement with Peru could carry potential growth opportunities for Australian farm exports through new tariff cuts.
OLD battlelines are being re-drawn by feisty and familiar foes over a new push to try and force federal regulations onto the Australian grains industry.
Rod Culleton is being pursued for about $700,000 by the Commonwealth government over debts related to his time in federal parliament.
Nationals' deputy-leader Fiona Nash offers her views on the big issues facing her party and portfolio, like decentralisation, in an in-depth interview.
Alan Tudge says 1500 farmers are “rapidly approaching” the end of their three year limit to receive Farm Household Allowance payments but they will be protected.
Mick Keogh says the federal government’s proposed milk pricing index could provide valuable information to farmers on the dairy market outlook, to assist decision-making.
Any new decentralisation moves will be in 2018-19 budget to follow methodical planning, says Fiona Nash.