Feds Flesh-out Funding for Families

The Federal Coalition Government is committed to supporting families in regional Queensland. Federal Member for Capricornia, Michelle Landry, and the Federal Assistant Minister for Children and Families, Dr David Gillespie, were in Rockhampton today to meet with the dedicated team at The Smith Family, an organisation that is working closely with the Federal Coalition Government to improve the wellbeing of local families in the region. The Federal Coalition Government has provided over $5.9 million in funding to The Smith Family in Rockhampton from 2014-15 to 2018-19, and Ms Landry said this support was making a real difference in the local community. “The Smith Family does an outstanding job

Landry Welcomes Live Export Report

Australia’s grazing industries breathed a sigh of relief today with the release of the keenly anticipated review into the Live Export trade into the Middle East. Commissioned by Federal Agriculture Minister, David Littleproud, following disturbing footage uncovering appalling conditions on some live export boats, the review by veterinarian Dr Michael McCarthy delivers twenty-three recommendations to improve animal welfare outcomes within the live export trade. Vocal advocate of the Ag sector of Central Queensland and Federal Member for Capricornia, Michelle Landry, said she was very pleased to see sensible improvements made to the industry to secure its future. “While sheep make up a very sm

Landry Welcomes 2018 Budget

The Coalition Government is sticking to its plan to build a stronger economy to benefit all Australians, Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry said today. "We are delivering tax relief with a focus on low and middle income earners, investing in job-creating infrastructure and responsibly returning the budget to balance. "Under the Government’s economic plan jobs are being created, investment is rising and the budget is strengthening. This means that we can continue to guarantee the essential services Australians deserve." Our plan will: • Deliver lower, simpler and fairer taxes to encourage and reward working Australians; • Back businesses to invest and create more jobs, building on our leg

Labor Clear-Fells Future for Farming Families

Labor’s retrograde vegetation management laws clear Parliament Devastating result for CQ farmers and graziers. Passionate Federal Member for Capricornia, Michelle Landry has slammed the Palaszczuk Labor State Government for its rushed passing of vegetation management legislation in Queensland Parliament today. “Labor has struck a heavy blow to the future prosperity of the agriculture sector today by rushing this ridiculous legislation through the parliament. “Central Queensland is home to the famous Brigalow Belt, a hugely productive region of grazing and farming land, made so by broad scale development over many decades. “Just days out from Beef Australia, this out of touch Labor Governemnt

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