Business delegation to showcase Northern Territory to Canberra decision-makers

by 27 September 2017

11 September 2017 NT News

TAX incentives to encourage populating Northern Australia will be raised by Chief Minister Michael Gunner and a major business delegation in Canberra this week.

Mr Gunner has already raised the issue with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Northern Australia Barnaby Joyce and received support from one key North Queensland Liberal MP, Warren Entsch.

“(There has) been early conversations with the Deputy Prime Minister at how the tax zone rebate [...]

National AgDay a celebration for all Aussies

by 27 September 2017

7th September 2017 The Land

FARMERS make a massive contribution to Australia’s society and economy and it is time to celebrate the sector’s vital significance to the country.

That is the motivation behind a new national initiative, National Agriculture and Related Industry Day.

The event is the brainchild of Kidman and Co. co-owner Gina Rinehart. Now the National Farmers Federation will take the lead in running AgDay, supported by the Department of Agriculture and Water [...]

Article – ‘We will have to take these people on’ – Joyce on environmental groups with tax-deductible gift recipient status

by 27 September 2017

6 September 2017 The Guardian 

I also need to track back to a speech the deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce made early this morning at the Minerals Council of Australia knees-up.

Barnaby Joyce at the Minerals Council of Australia’s minerals week seminar in the theatre of Parliament House on Wednesday morning. Photograph: Mike Bowers for the Guardian

The speech is a typical Joyce outing – it winds and twists and digresses – but there are some interesting chunks.

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