Political climate wars: Fight to enlist farmers on road to election

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Updated February 28 2024 - 9:23am, first published February 25 2024 - 8:15am
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese speaking with Latrobe farmer Michael Perkins in Tasmania as Latrobe mayor Peter Freshney watches on. Picture by Brodie Weeding.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese speaking with Latrobe farmer Michael Perkins in Tasmania as Latrobe mayor Peter Freshney watches on. Picture by Brodie Weeding.

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has planted the first seeds of Labor's re-election pitch to agriculture, using a speech to the NSW Country Labor Conference in Nowra to ramp up the climate wars and claim the Nationals were no longer the party for farmers.

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Jason Gregory

National Rural Affairs Writer

National rural affairs writer for ACM's agricultural print and digital publications, covering federal politics, agri-politics and life in the regions. 2023 National Rural Press Club award winner. Send story tips to jason.gregory@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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