Agriculture | March 29, 2019

Labor backs down on kangaroos at last minute

The Andrews Government has buckled to pressure from National MPs on the state’s kangaroo pet food scheme, throwing the program a lifeline at the last...

Agriculture | March 22, 2019

Farmers and jobs at risk as kangaroo scheme set to end

The Nationals Member for Lowan Emma Kealy has hit out at the Andrews Labor Government, saying its refusal to renew the kangaroo pet food scheme...

Agriculture | March 01, 2019

Letter to the Editor – Kangaroo Pet Food Trial

Dear Editor, The emerging kangaroo pet food industry has the potential to create good, secure jobs for country Victorians and give a healthy boost to...

Agriculture | March 01, 2019

Port of Melbourne 2000 per cent price hike hits local farmers

The Nationals Member for Lowan, Emma Kealy is alarmed at the Ports Minister Melissa Horne’s failure to explain why access fees at the Port of...

Agriculture | February 25, 2019

Kealy launches petition to protect local farmers

The Nationals Member for Lowan Emma Kealy has launched a petition to defend the rights of Victorian farmers against unlawful animal rights activists. The petition...

Community facilities Agriculture | February 22, 2019

City-centric Labor to axe Regional Development Fund

The Andrews Labor Government look set to axe Victoria’s dedicated Regional Development Fund. Established by the previous Liberal Nationals government, the successful fund has invested...

Agriculture | February 12, 2019

Nationals move motion on trespass laws to protect farmers

The Nationals have moved a motion in State Parliament to defend the rights of Victorian farmers against unlawful animal rights activists. The Nationals Member for...

Agriculture | December 20, 2018

Labor’s Fair Go Rates anything but fair for farmers

The Nationals Member for Lowan Emma Kealy MP is strongly disputing Labor’s claim that its Fair Go Rates scheme has ended uncontrolled council rate rises,...

Agriculture | November 07, 2018

Labor won’t make rates fair for farmers

The Nationals Member for Lowan Emma Kealy MP says Daniel Andrews’ rates cap has been anything but ‘fair’, particularly for farmers who are already under...

Agriculture | October 31, 2018

Liberal Nationals to make rates fair for farmers

An elected Liberal Nationals Government will act to make rates fair for farmers across Victoria. Victorian farmers are calling for answers and action after some...
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