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NQ banana farms protected

North Queensland banana farms will be protected from the blight of banana freckle disease thanks to a $4.1m investment by the State Government. About two-thirds of Australia’s bananas are grown in the Hinchinbrook electorate and the industry is a cornerstone of the region’s economy. It’s important we help in the eradication program so we can […]


Farmers given greater protection

Today, Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney, Agriculture Minister John McVeigh MP and I announced farmers would be given greater protections and opportunities to grow their businesses and create jobs with another three million hectares added to strategic cropping land across the state. This announcement will ensure more land is available and help create job opportunities for […]