QFF Eager to Get to Work with Ministers

Qld parliament building

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has congratulated all newly sworn in Ministers appointed to the new 18-member State Cabinet and says it’s eager to get moving on working with them. President Stuart Armitage says there’s seven key portfolios that QFF will target during the next term in … [Read more...]

New Ministers urged to visit the Farm

AgForce CEO Michael Guerin

AgForce is extending an invitation to Palaszczuk Government Ministers to visit farms in regional Queensland to gain a better understanding of the importance of agriculture and how their decisions influence the lives and livelihoods of the state's primary producers. The invitation comes after the … [Read more...]

Basin Plan Deserves Support


Cotton Australia has called for ongoing, bipartisan support for the implementation of the Murray Darling Basin Plan. The call follows the announcement by Assistant Minister for Agriculture & Water Resources, Senator Anne Ruston, of a six-point Implementation Agenda in order to complete the … [Read more...]

Our Towns & Access to Services

Report card F

The Regional Australia Institute (RAI) latest Small Towns Report Card – scoring access to psychologists, preschool teachers and dentists an “F”. The Report Card ranks how communities have fared with the provision of access to 10 essential professionals for residents living in small towns across … [Read more...]

Takata Airbag Warning Ahead of Holidays

Takata Airbag Recall

The ACCC is urging drivers of vehicles with defective Takata airbags installed to check if their car is affected by the biggest global vehicle recall in history before driving long distances this summer. The higher risk alpha airbags were installed in some models of Honda, Toyota, Nissan, BMW, … [Read more...]

New Faces for key Portfolios affecting Our Towns

Annastacia Palaszczuk

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has vowed her new Ministry will deliver for Queensland as we see a change of faces for key portfolios affecting Our Towns and they are faces not overly familiar with Our Towns. The Premier said the 18-Member Cabinet and five Assistant Ministers were the right mix … [Read more...]