March 8, 2013
It seems that after being targeted by then Minister Penny Wong for buying up much of our local irrigation water, it now seems that the region does not matter to our Environment Minister Tony Burke, Federal Member for Murray Dr Sharman Stone said today.
“The latest Caring for Our Country Target Area Grants and round two of Biodiversity Funding excludes general applications from No... Click here for full story
Views: 872 | Comments: 0
March 8, 2013
Federal Member for Murray Dr Sharman Stone is meeting Senator Bob Carr next week to talk about the prospects for using foreign aid funds to manufacture Australian foods for sending as aid.
“A great win-win scenario is for growers to be paid for their top quality but excess produce to be then processed and sent overseas to assist in food crises” Sharman Stone said.
“When c... Click here for full story
Views: 1088 | Comments: 3
March 7, 2013
Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced in October last year that the Commonwealth would develop a register of foreign owned Australian agricultural land and agri-businesses. Federal Member for Murray Dr Sharman Stone is concerned that all has gone quiet on the promised register, while farms and agri-businesses continue to be bought by foreign interests.
“While the wait is o... Click here for full story
Views: 1786 | Comments: 0