Defence Retreat Welcomed

Farmer messge

A victory for commonsense - That’s how AgForce General President Grant Maudsley is describing the decision by the Federal Government to abandon plans to force graziers off their land to expand military training areas. “Dozens of farming families in North and Central Queensland are breathing a … [Read more...]

A Back Flip with Double Pyke

burdekin downs

Farmers who faced an uncertain future as Defence Force land acquisitions loomed large at Herveys Range and Shaolwater Bay region are breathing easier following a Prime Ministerial backflip. Dawson MP George Christensen says Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Defence Minister Marise Payne had … [Read more...]

Defence Debacle

Tim Nicholls

The Queensland Opposition is now throwing its weight behind farmers and is calling on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to intervene. Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls says the process the Australian Defence Force (ADF) has undertaken has been confusing, muddled and needs a rethink and Mr Turnbull … [Read more...]