Greens helping farmers to sell direct in Maranoa

The Australian Greens have announced an $85 million plan to help farmers bypass the big two supermarkets and sell direct to local consumers.

Avoiding Animal Cruelty Is Not Arrogance: Greens to Katter

The Queensland Greens have rejected Bob Katter’s characterisation of calls for an end to the live animal export trade as “arrogance”.

LNP attacking farmers and rural Queenslanders cost of living

“The latest election promise from the LNP is an outright attack on the rural residents of Queensland” said Mr Newson , The Greens Candidate for Nanango.    “Every farmer has either a ute, truck or motorbike, if not all of them to help with rural life and farm work”  

Qld: More support needed for farmers to ditch toxic chemicals

Greater support for farmers to take up alternative farming practices and less toxic chemicals is needed to protect the Great Barrier Reef, following yesterday’s four month partial suspension of the toxic herbicide Diuron by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA).

Qld - Newman’s latest CSG announcement a betrayal of the bush

The Queensland Greens say that LNP leader Campbell Newman’s latest announcement on CSG is a betrayal of rural communities which leaves the main problems posed by the industry unresolved.

Yesterday Campbell Newman promised to introduce a more transparent system of compensation to landholders with CSG wells on their land.

"As usual the LNP are doing the work of the gas companies by sidetracking the public debate from the main issues,’ state spokesperson Libby Connors said today.

Qld - Fracking set to fracture LNP in and out of Govt

The Queensland Greens say that a dispute between National Party and Liberal Party ministers in New South Wales over coal seam gas today is a sign of the stresses currently being suppressed within the Queensland LNP.

Greens fight coal seam gas in Queensland

Greens fight coal seam gas