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Varroa Mite - Compensation for Beekeepers to Contain Biosecurity Threat

Shooters Fishers and Farmers MLC Mark Banasiak is calling on the Government to compensate beekeepers who must destroy their hives infected with varroa mite. "There is growing concern within beekeeping communities that hives with varroa mites are not being destroyed due to the enormous financial impact it will have," said Mr...

Mt Arthur Mine - Key to Jobs and Energy Crisis

The closure of BHP’s Mt Arthur coal mine unnecessarily ends thousands of direct and indirect jobs in the Upper Hunter that could be sustained into the future, according to Shooters Fishers and Farmers Party leader Robert Borsak.