Payman quits as Labor minority government impacting ag looms large

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Updated July 4 2024 - 4:46pm, first published 4:09pm
Former Labor senator Fatima Payman defected to the crossbench on July 4, 2024. Picture by Sitthixay Ditthavong.
Former Labor senator Fatima Payman defected to the crossbench on July 4, 2024. Picture by Sitthixay Ditthavong.

While she may not be on the radar of many farmers, the devastating defection of Fatima Payman from the Labor Party to the cross bench will potentially have ramifications for Australian agriculture.

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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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