Nationals Leader in Sunraysia

May 24, 2024 9:02 am in by

Nationals Leader David Littleproud has visited the region to hear from farmers that he says have been hammered by Labor’s anti-agriculture policies.

Mr Littleproud says “Housing costs are up 12 per cent, rents are up 12 per cent, insurance is up 26 per cent, electricity is up 18 per cent and gas is up 25 per cent. The cost-of-living crisis is a Labor-made crisis and Australians are doing it really tough right now.

Local Mallee MP Anne Webster says she invited Mr Littleproud to the region to hear first-hand from effected farmers

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“The National Farmers’ Federation walked out on Agriculture Minister Murray Watt during his post-Budget speech last week and then moved a vote of no confidence against the Government,” Dr Webster said.