THE CURRENT CATTLE INDUSTRY AND RURAL AND REGIONAL CRISIS
REPRESENTS A CHALLENGE
FOR THE NEW COALITION GOVERNMENT AND THE NATIONAL PARTY
Congratulations to the Coalition and the newly elected member for New England Barnaby Joyce on their election victory, and to Barnaby Joyce for his appointment as Minister for Agriculture and as Deputy Leader of the Federal National Party. Congratulations to Warren Truss the leader of the Federal National party for obtaining the important Ministry of Infrastructure and Regional Development.
The Cattle industry is in crisis and rural and regional Australia has been in long term decline for a decade or two.