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Labor keeping farmers in the dark

by Ted Sorensen
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When the Palaszczuk Labor Government came to power in 2015 it promised openness and accountability, but this appears to be another broken promise. Agricultural and biosecurity advisory committees and councils used by industry bodies and farmers to hold the government to account on its departmental and operational activities have not been meeting. LNP Shadow Minister for Agriculture Tony Perrett said it’s a disgrace Queensland’s biosecurity agricultural development isn’t a priority for Annastacia Palaszczuk. “Queensland’s key biosecurity advisory committee used to provide strategic oversight and advice to the Agriculture Minister on biosecurity matters has not met since January 2018,” Mr Perrett […]