Shy farmers must speak out to metro audience on big media issues

Shy farmers must speak out to metro audience on big media issues

As a general statement Australians do love farmers, but they also have little empathy with bush concerns if they don’t easily understand or relate to them – especially when they’ve got plenty of their own cost of living or transport issues to deal with each week.

Why I'm grateful to James Packer

Why I'm grateful to James Packer

It’s very courageous for someone in his position to open up about his mental health and to admit to the problems that he’s dealing with publicly is an act of great courage and an act of generosity to so many. 

Andrew Robb - ChAFTA Negotiations - Behind the Scenes

Andrew Robb - ChAFTA Negotiations - Behind the Scenes

ChAFTA or the China Australia Free Trade Agreement entered into force on December the 20th  2015. Widely considered to be the most comprehensive Free Trade Agreement signed between China and a developed nation, ChAFTA is undisputedly a significant landmark in the Australia-China relationship and the envy of competitor nations that do business with China.

Next few decades can be ‘absolutely extraordinary’: Andrew Robb

Next few decades can be ‘absolutely extraordinary’: Andrew Robb

Former trade minister Andrew Robb told an audience of 400 cattle producers and beef industry stakeholders in Darwin on Friday that the next few decades can be extraordinary for Australian agriculture, but Australian investment in Asia is needed to capitalise on the opportunity.

Co-operation is best route to mutual prosperity for our region

Co-operation is best route to mutual prosperity for our region

The visit by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is warmly welcomed; it is yet another important step in further strengthening the bonds ­between our two countries. The mutual ­respect that regional peace and stability is built on is a product of such personal engagement at every level. Too much is at stake not to do so.