Senator Barry O’Sullivan has called on the big banks to reopen branches in regional areas and to restructure lending policies.
WORLD Animal Protection wants Primo to provide more labelling information so consumers can identify if foreign imported pork products came from countries that use sow-stalls.
ISLAMOPHOBIC comment on a placard brandished at an anti-live exports rally in Adelaide has been condemned as ‘divisive’.
MOVES are underway to try to resolve ongoing shortages in the Australian agricultural workforce, by overcoming “speculation” about the actual causes by generating current and reliable data.
INCORRECT media reporting about the actual amount of Australian government funding going towards training abattoir workers in Vietnam have been rebuked.
WESTERN Australian farmers have launched a counter-offensive warning about the sharp economic consequences of banning live sheep exports.
The ‘Restore the Soil: Prosper the Nation’ report will be discussed by state and federal Agriculture Ministers at an upcoming meeting and can't be ignored.
THE WA Pastoralists and Graziers’ Association has fired a warning shot at panicked east coast politicians warning them about consequences of banning the live sheep trade.
TRANSPORT Minister Michael McCormack has announced the appointment of former Deputy Prime Minister and Nationals leader Warren Truss as Chair of the Australian Rail Track Corporation.
Michael McCormack says live animal exporters are ‘very much on notice’ and any that transgress in future should be stripped of their export licenses.