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Opinion: The Australian government doesn’t care about our farmers


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Malcolm stepping over the cracks in his narrative. Photo: The West

Farming and agriculture has been at the forefront of Australia’s development as a nation since the very beginning, feeding our growing population and providing an underlying economic lynchpin that has been vital to our prosperity.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced a $190 million ‘drought relief package’ this week to help drought-stricken farmers continue to battle one of the worst dry periods ever recorded.

In the following piece,Ethan Nash argues current campaigns by both government and media authorities to ‘help the farmers’ are all a smoke screen to distract the public from the fact this situation was manufactured to be this way and isn’t meant to be fixed any time soon.

‘RELIEF’ – DESTINED TO FAIL?

Farming in Australia creates 1.6 million jobs in the complete farming supply chain and contributes $155 billion to GDP annually ($60 billion…

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One Comment on “Opinion: The Australian government doesn’t care about our farmers”

  1. Benson
    August 7, 2018 at 9:51 pm #

    What does Mal actually care about really? If you think hard, past the rhetoric, you realise that there is nothing must other than family for him. And that is not the Australian people. Look at how he made his money and where Lucy sits on boards and things.
    Not my Prime Minister! Mind you, who in the hell is there?

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