The Hound was intrigued to read an article recently, on the Newsroom website, that shows that Education Minister Chris ‘Chippy’…
Taxpayers forked out at least $31,000 sending Primary Sector Council (PSC) members to an agribusiness bootcamp at Stanford University in California, USA, in July.
With an estimated $1 million of taxpayer funds already spent on Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor’s Primary Sector Council (PSC), the nebulous body has still yet to deliver anything tangible.
Pressure on farmers from climate change – both from the changing climatic conditions and reducing emissions – will only increase, says Primary Sector Council chairman Lain Jager.
Farmers may think the pressure of climate change today is bad, but it will get much, much worse, says Primary Sector Council chairman Lain Jager.
As we bid farewell to another year it’s time for the annual review of 2018 in the primary sector as seen by the Rural News editorial team.
Six months down the track and with an estimated $250,000 of taxpayer funds already spent, Ag Minister Damien O’Connor’s Primary Sector Council (PSC) is looking increasingly like an irrelevant, costly, white elephant.
Alternative proteins do not spell doom and gloom for the meat industry, says Lain Jager, chairman of the Government’s new Primary Sector Council.
Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor is defending the nature and makeup of the new Primary Sector Council.
The Government has set up a new Primary Sector Council to provide “independent strategic advice”, says Minister of Agriculture and Rural Communities Damien O’Connor.