Farm exports to lose if US re-joins TPP

AUSTRALIAN farmers would lose a competitive exporting edge into major markets for commodities like grains if the US returned to the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP).
AUSTRALIAN farmers would lose a competitive exporting edge into major markets for commodities like grains if the US returned to the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP).
4:00 AM I URGE the Government not to introduce regulation or legislation to compensate non-GM farmers who may be affected by contamination.
COMMUNITY Resource Centres (CRC) across WA are facing funding cuts of 40 per cent as part of Labor’s plan to reduce debt.
20 Apr 18 COMMUNITY Resource Centres (CRC) across WA are facing funding cuts of 40 per cent as part of Labor’s plan to reduce debt.
WA’s largest citrus packing plant has attracted national attention as Moora Citrus looks to the future of the horticulture industry.
16 Apr 18 WA’s largest citrus packing plant has attracted national attention as Moora Citrus looks to the future of the horticulture industry.
FEDERAL Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has made a series of announcements following the 60 Minutes program on Sunday night into the live export sheep deaths that occured in August, 2017
14 Apr 18  1 FEDERAL Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has made a series of announcements following the 60 Minutes program on Sunday night into the live export sheep deaths that occured in...
SHADOW Minister for Regional Development Jim Chown will lead a party review into Royalties for Regions (RfR), as the WA Liberals determine its policy on the program heavily scrutinised in a recent report.
24 Mar 18 SHADOW Minister for Regional Development Jim Chown will lead a party review into Royalties for Regions (RfR), as the WA Liberals determine its policy on the program heavily scrutinised...
THERE was plenty of noise in the Perth CBD early last week as hundreds of protesters and a convoy of trucks descended on State Parliament in a bid to reverse the McGowan government’s decision to close the only country boarding facility between Perth and Geraldton.
22 Mar 18 THERE was plenty of noise in the Perth CBD early last week as hundreds of protesters and a convoy of trucks descended on State Parliament in a bid to reverse the McGowan government’s...
THREE months after the State government announced sweeping cuts to rural education, the fight to keep the Moora Residential College (MRC) open is not over.
10 Mar 18 THREE months after the State government announced sweeping cuts to rural education, the fight to keep the Moora Residential College (MRC) open is not over.
IMPROVEMENTS must be made to Australia’s supply chain if grain exporters are to remain competitive with Russia, Ukraine and Argentina, where major investment has driven down costs.
10 Mar 18 IMPROVEMENTS must be made to Australia’s supply chain if grain exporters are to remain competitive with Russia, Ukraine and Argentina, where major investment has driven down costs.
A MINOR setback in the overall value of Australia’s farm sector did not dampen the enthusiasm of Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud, who opened proceedings at the Outlook 2018 conference, hosted by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) at Canberra on Tuesday.
09 Mar 18 A MINOR setback in the overall value of Australia’s farm sector did not dampen the enthusiasm of Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud, who opened proceedings at the Outlook...
STAFF at the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) were presented with a “re-education” last week when farmer and author Charles Massy visited Perth to discuss ideas from his new book ‘Call of the Reed Warbler’.
09 Mar 18 STAFF at the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) were presented with a “re-education” last week when farmer and author Charles Massy visited Perth to...
NEW Agriculture and Water Resources Minister David Littleproud has revealed Australian Wool Innovation’s (AWI) performance and governance processes will be placed under the microscope and scrutinised via a new independent investigation.
08 Mar 18 NEW Agriculture and Water Resources Minister David Littleproud has revealed Australian Wool Innovation’s (AWI) performance and governance processes will be placed under the microscope...
“WE do not need a Bill Shorten government”.
That’s how Riverina, New South Wales, politician Michael McCormack opened his attack on the opposition after taking over from Barnaby Joyce as leader of The Nationals, following a meeting of 21 Federal members in Canberra on Monday.
08 Mar 18 “WE do not need a Bill Shorten government”. That’s how Riverina, New South Wales, politician Michael McCormack opened his attack on the opposition after taking over from Barnaby Joyce...
WA's State farming organisations are standing by Royalties for Regions (RfR), after a scathing report was handed down on the program and several other Barnett government projects last week.
06 Mar 18 WA's State farming organisations are standing by Royalties for Regions (RfR), after a scathing report was handed down on the program and several other Barnett government projects last week.
THE State government has defended Education Minister Sue Ellery and hit back at claims of disunity between its country and city party members over regional education cuts.
26 Feb 18 THE State government has defended Education Minister Sue Ellery and hit back at claims of disunity between its country and city party members over regional education cuts.

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Good to know that thousands of caring people in all walks of life oppose the cruel live animal
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Good to know that thousands of caring people in all walks of life oppose the cruel live animal
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Good to know thousands of caring people in all walks of life oppose the cruel live animal trade.
FARMERS about to spray paddocks prior to sowing this season’s crops may find bargain prices for some herbicides have dried up.20 Apr 18 FARMERS about to spray paddocks prior to sowing this season’s crops may find bargain prices for some herbicides have...
The rooftop ballroom at Aloft Hotel overlooking Perth city skyline, Optus Stadium and the Swan River was a fitting venue on Saturday night to applaud the pinnacle of Elders Real Estate achievements for the past 12 months.14 Apr 18 The rooftop ballroom at Aloft Hotel overlooking Perth city skyline, Optus Stadium and the Swan River was a fitting...