Former police officer and Deputy Leader of the Shooters Fishers and Farmers Party Phil Donato MP today, Friday 8th May 2020, was scathing of the Berejikilian Barilaro Government for recent support and awarding of a substantial pay rise to the NSW Police Commissioner while hundreds of thousands of people are now out of work and without income.
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Following extensive lobbying to the Minister for Agriculture to lift state forest restrictions and open them back up to hunting, Mark Banasiak can confirm it will happen on Friday, 8 May.
The events surrounding the on again off preselection tussle between Deputy Premier John Barilaro and Transport Minister Andrew Constance regarding the Eden-Monaro byelection is in a word a disgraceful circus according to leader of the Shooters Fishers and Farmers party Robert Borsak.
Everyone I talk to in the hunting fraternity is getting restless.
Why? Because hunting epitomises social distancing. Yet we cannot hunt. The rules around what is in or out when it comes to COVID 19 restrictions has never really made sense to people that love the great outdoors.
Agriculture in NSW is a $17.0 billion industry, that has been ravaged by drought, fires and ongoing neglect by the coalition government since it came to power in March 2011 according to Shooters Fishers and Farmers leader, Robert Borsak.
“The Nationals have made many promises to rural communities about fixing the neglect of the bush caused by Sydney city-centric laws and regulation under 16 years of Labor.
Minister for Transport Andrew Constance is asleep at the wheel when it comes to the taxi industry.
“The plight that faces the taxi industry during the COVID-19 pandemic could end their existence ultimately, and the transport minister is nowhere to be seen,” said Mark Banasiak.
Following the announcement by the premier that isolation restrictions will be eased from May 1st, Shooters Fishers and Farmers Party Member for Orange, Phil Donato believes that should include a return to outdoor activities, like paintball.
The fast-tracking of planning processes by Government could mean new developments are full of defects if two bills, currently before Parliament, are not dealt with according to the leader of the Shooters Fishers and Farmers Party, Robert Borsak.
The Premier and Minister for Education are having difficulty deciding if they should put their left hand in or their right foot out when it comes to the hokey pokey of school decision making.
In their latest drip feed on Education and COVID-19 they placed the task of how a staggered return to school would play out in the hands of school principals and their leadership teams, which is a hat tip to their much-maligned policy of Local Schools, Local Decisions.