Fair go for farmers
Parliament passed the LNP’s common sense amendments.
“Unlike Labor, the LNP refused to walk away from growers and their fundamental right to choice in marketing.”
Mr Bennett said the sugar industry was vital to the Bundaberg and Burnett region and now had the certainty it deserved.
“The LNP’s amendments is about ensuring a decent outcome for both growers and millers,” he said.
“Mr Bennett said he was disappointed the Member for Bundaberg didn’t support local farmers.
“The Member for Bundaberg had a chance to stick up for her local farmersyet she voted against these amendments,” Mr Bennett said. MEMBER for Burnett Stephen Bennett has stood up for a fair go for farmers in the Bundaberg and Burnett district by voting in support of the LNP’s amendments to the Sugar Industry (Real Choice in Marketing Amendment) Bill.
Mr Bennett, who spoke on the bill in State Parliament this week, said the LNP would continue to support farmers to help the sugar industry reach its full potential.
“From day one, my colleagues and I have been determined to ensure a positive outcome for our sugar industry, and that’s exactly what has been achieved,” he said.
“Despite the Palaszczuk Labor Government’s relentless scaremongering, the