Tuesday, 19 March 2024 10:25

Action, not words

Written by  Milking It

OPINION: The new Government may be farmer friendly, but it's not love, rather action that farmers want.

Federated Farmers are applying pressure on the Government to hold an independent inquiry into rural banking.

With little movement from the Government, Feds have written to the parliamentary primary production select committee, chaired by no other than ACT MP and Northland dairy farmer Mark Cameron, considered a fervent supporter of better rules for farmers.

The message from Feds in a recent letter was, "urgently get this inquiry underway". Cameron, a vocal proponent of farmers in Parliament, is yet to reply.

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