Thursday, 02 June 2022 10:30

Oz Ag Minister

Written by  Milking It

OPINION: The polls were right. Australia's general election has seen Scott Morrision booted out of office by a Covid-fatigued population looking for change.

A new government is being put together by Labor leader Anthony Albanese.

This means a new Agriculture Minister for Australia. Will Labor be appointing its first female Agriculture Member or will a former, high-profile Labor leader be given the role?

Tasmanian MP Julie Collins has been the shadow ag spokesperson for the past three years. However, media reports say Bill Shorten, who as Labor leader failed to beat 'ScoMo' in 2019, may get the job.

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