July 30, 2012
Federal Member for Murray, Dr Sharman Stone says the Gillard Government must get serious about introducing a foreign ownership register of Australian farmland and agricultural businesses.
“Queensland is the only state in Australia that currently has a foreign ownership register. South Australia is setting the wheels in motion to establish their own. I call on Victoria to urgently ... Click here for full story
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July 25, 2012
There are public meetings coming up to talk over Labor’s National Food Plan Green Paper. Federal Member for Murray, Dr Sharman Stone says it’s disappointing that there are no local forums being held outside Melbourne and Bendigo.
The Gillard Government is calling for feedback on their National Food Plan Green Paper until September 30. After that time, they will be hosting thi... Click here for full story
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July 18, 2012
Federal Member for Murray, Dr Sharman Stone says she was pleased to see the growth in two major fruit growers in the region.
The FJ Lenne company, operated by the Plunkett Family, will see a $2.67 million expansion to its apple and pear packing and cold storage plants at Ardmona. New shedding is slated for the apple and pear packing line, while cold storage is expected to increase... Click here for full story
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