Shearing Away to A Future

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It’s a novel approach… But ONE that is paying dividends for local youth…It’s sheep shearing. Police Liaison Officer (PLO) Laurie Bateman works in Cunnamulla assisting local police officers with community and cultural engagements to foster co-operation and understanding. Three years ago, PLO … [Read more...]

Katter Takes on Fight for Coal

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Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has hit back at politicans who he says are creating the collapse of economies by anti-coal mining stands. Speaking in Mackay this week Mr Katter says he is warning the CFMEU won’t lie down and let “The ALP belt the hell out of the coal industry”. “Mackay, … [Read more...]

“Considered Approach” Needed


The Sheep Meat Council of Australia and the Cattle Council of Australia is calling on the Federal Government for a more considered approach to its proposal to abolish the 457-visa program to mitigate the potentially detrimental flow-on effects to Australia’s red meat industry. Cattle Council of … [Read more...]

Visa Restrictions Welcomed

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The Federal Member for Dawson, George Christensen has welcomed the Federal Governments’ move to abolish the Subclass for foreign workers saying the move will safeguard Australian jobs. He says the abolition moves will also see the creation of a new temporary visa restricted to critical skills … [Read more...]