Last month’s announcement by Sugar Terminals Limited (“STL”) that the company will be insourcing its sugar terminal operations has left cane grower groups outraged as they demand more clarity from the corporate sugar giant as to what the future will hold for sugar growers.
The Federal Government’s decision to establish an independent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) armed with heavy handed and domineering powers should have all developers and those in agriculture deeply concerned according to Katter’s Australian Party (KAP) MP’s.
The State and Federal Labor Governments have confirmed that they will bow down to the United Nations at the cost of Queensland’s agricultural industry following the release of the most recent UNESCO report recommending that the Great Barrier Reef (“GBR”) be added to the ‘in danger’ list.
KENNEDY MP Bob Katter has called on the Federal Government to introduce a suite of laws to provide food security in Australia for both farmers and customers as living costs cripple family budgets.
Katter’s Australian Party MPs have launched an appeal to both the Queensland and Federal Governments for a $20 million annual commitment to go towards a feral pig eradication fund in response to the growing threats posed by the five million-plus wild pigs in North and Far North Queensland.
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