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Tuesday, 12 January 2021 16:18

Weak and useless!

Written by  The Hound

Your canine crusader has been concerned for some time about the complete lack of fight put up by the so-called farmer-representative bodies on a number of controversial issues – including water reforms.

Many view these levy-taking, ‘farmer good’ organisations’ boards and executives as mere Quislings who are more concerned about cuddling up to government and officials than actually sticking up for their levy payers.

Rumour has it the chickens will come home to roost next year for this weak leadership when the Government will launch plans for an environmental tax regime as another stick to hit farmers with.

Reports say new Revenue (and Environment Minister) David Parker has work well underway of implementing such a regime which could see some farmers facing taxes of between $14,000 and $32,000 annually.

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