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Liberal-National Government denies opportunity for Royal Commission into Murray-Darling Basin Plan

The Liberal-National Government has denied regional communities the opportunity for transparency, voting down a motion for a Royal Commission into the Murray-Darling Basin Plan. The motion introduced by the Shadow Minister for Water, Clayton Barr...
8 August, 2019
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Barwon MP Roy Butler presents Terms of Reference for independent inquiry into water management

Member for Barwon, Roy Butler is calling on the NSW Government to commit to an inquiry into aspects of New South Wales water management and their impacts on the Murray-Darling Basin Plan. Mr Butler’s call...
6 August, 2019
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WHEN WILL THE GOVERNMENT LISTEN? Call this drought what it is - a Natural Disaster

This drought is breaking records, pushing families and communities to the brink − and it’s getting worse. Across NSW, it’s drier than many have seen in their lifetimes. Farms that have never in their hundred-plus...
17 July, 2019
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Barwon MP Roy Butler calls on government to immediately fund rates relief

Shooters Fishers and Farmers Party MP, Roy Butler is calling on the NSW Government to provide immediate rates relief funding to local government. “Rates relief funding to local government would greatly assist in reducing the...
2 July, 2019
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Let’s talk about working for the regions Deputy Premier

Shooters Fishers and Farmers Party MP, Roy Butler says it’s time to stop trying to earn political points and start working together for the future of regional NSW. “At The Nationals conference the Deputy Premier...
28 June, 2019
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We need to support those who are supporting our Farmers

Rural Financial Counsellors are the link between drought stricken farmers and government support. There is an alarming rate of turnover and vacancies within these financial counselling positions that would appear to be due to the...
24 June, 2019
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Barwon MP Roy Butler calls for changes to weight requirements for harvested kangaroo carcasses

Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party MP, Roy Butler is calling on the NSW Government to lower the minimum harvested kangaroo carcase weight to 13kg to encourage commercial harvesting. Across western NSW, kangaroos are suffering unnecessarily...
5 June, 2019
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It’s time to work together for the future of Barwon

This week I had the honour of delivering my inaugural speech in Parliament. An opportunity to talk about my goals for the next four years. To you the people I represent I restate my election...
29 May, 2019
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