Farmers in Labor’s new superannuation firing line according to the Nationals

Labor’s superannuation changes are set to disproportionately impact family farms held in self-managed super funds (SMSF) if they exceed new thresholds. Leader of The Nationals David Littleproud said family farms, particularly where their properties are in a SMSF, would be hit the hardest by Labor’s superannuation tax grab. David Littleproud said the changes would allow Labor to […]

Telstra failing vulnerable customers says Leader of The Nationals

Leader of The Nationals David Littleproud is calling for changes to Telstra’s Universal Service Obligation (USO) Leader of The Nationals David Littleproud is calling for changes to Telstra’s Universal Service Obligation (USO), following what he says are repeated failings of Telstra to help vulnerable customers. According to David Littleproud, an Australian Communications and Media Authority […]

Soil sampling project worth $54million for farmers has been axed

A pilot Soil Incentives Program that promised farmers the chance to test soil up to the value of $275 per sampling capped at $10,000 for each ABN has been axed In what the Leader of The Nationals and Shadow Minister for Agriculture, David Littleproud has described as a cruel blow to Australian farmers, the Federal […]

Soil grants celebrated on world soil day

Leader of The Nationals David Littleproud has thanked farmers and the agriculture industry on World Soil Day. The Shadow Agriculture Minister said the former Coalition Government had left a strong legacy when it comes to soil, introducing a National Soil Strategy. “Soil is so important and the reason behind our world’s best fruit, vegetables, dairy […]

Food prices to climb under cost of living crisis according to The Nationals

The Nationals leader David Littleproud says not all of Australia’s high food prices are caused by
natural disasters – they’re also man-made by Labor scrapping the Ag Visa, which has fuelled a cost
of living crisis. Mr Littleproud said Labor was trying to use the recent floods as an excuse for rising food prices but
their own policies […]

The Nationals launch a regional listening tour to find out how to win next election

The Nationals leader David Littleproud has launched a national regional listening tour to listen and learn from regional voters, particularly those who left the party at this year’s election. Mr Littleproud said the party had to be honest about the election result and he genuinely wanted to hear from regional locals, particularly female voters and […]

The Nationals call on Labor Government to explain their refusal of live sheep export advice

Following advice contrary to what the Independent Regulator has recommended has fired up The Nationals who are now calling on the Labor Government to explain why it’s refusing recommendations on live sheep exports. The Nationals leader David Littleproud said the Department of Agriculture’s Review as the Independent Regulator of live sheep exports by sea during […]