Trade Minister hosts TPP talks

TRADE Minister Andrew Robb will host his counterparts from the 12 countries negotiating the TPP for a three-day meeting starting today.
TRADE Minister Andrew Robb will host his counterparts from the 12 countries negotiating the TPP for a three-day meeting starting today.
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THE 2014 Gold City Brahman sale topped at $12,500 for an Elrose sire. THE 2014 Gold City Brahman sale topped at $12,500 for an Elrose sire.
HER Royal Highness the Princess Royal has highlighted the importance of agricultural shows in Brisbane this afternoon. HER Royal Highness the Princess Royal has highlighted the importance of agricultural shows in Brisbane this afternoon.
A RAFT of proposals in Joyce's Ag Green Paper are unlikely to ever see the light of day because they conflict with government philosophy or are unaffordable. A RAFT of proposals in Joyce's Ag Green Paper are unlikely to ever see the light of day because they conflict with government philosophy or are unaffordable.
FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia. FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia.
THE government continues to face speculation about biosecurity being shifted from the Department of Agriculture to Immigration.
25 Oct 14 THE government continues to face speculation about biosecurity being shifted from the Department of Agriculture to Immigration. | Barney's biosecurity battle  | Joyce, Morrison in portfolio spat 
24 Oct 14 A 24-year-old man has survived a two and a half metre fall onto concrete at a Gold Coast hinterland cattle property.
THE foreign investment register for ag was announced two years ago but continues to be delayed as the China FTA unfolds.
24 Oct 14  4 THE foreign investment register for ag was announced two years ago but continues to be delayed as the China FTA unfolds. | Where's the FDI register?  | Serving the Asia-Pacific food... 
OPPOSITION Leader Bill Shorten has warned the government against rushing into a hasty conclusion on an FTA with China.
24 Oct 14  3 OPPOSITION Leader Bill Shorten has warned the government against rushing into a hasty conclusion on an FTA with China. | Abbott's line in sand on China FTA  | China, US ramp up trade pressure 
GOROKE farmer Darren Cameron would have received some odd looks had he taken the scalp of this particular fox to collect the bounty.
24 Oct 14 GOROKE farmer Darren Cameron would have received some odd looks had he taken the scalp of this particular fox to collect the bounty.
JOEL Fitzgibbon is claiming a salutary political victory over his National rival Barnaby Joyce, after a vocal debate over drought support payments.
23 Oct 14  5 JOEL Fitzgibbon is claiming a salutary political victory over his National rival Barnaby Joyce, after a vocal debate over drought support payments. | Ag green paper rejects ARDB push  | Plain talk on rural debt 
THE green paper produced by Barnaby Joyce is more about confirming his existing prejudices than forming good policy.
23 Oct 14  2 THE green paper produced by Barnaby Joyce is more about confirming his existing prejudices than forming good policy. | Green Paper finally on the table  | Ag Green Paper 'against govt grain' 
DATA analyst Jelle de Jong says telling a food and grocery supplier their trade spend is out of control is like telling them they are overweight.
23 Oct 14 DATA analyst Jelle de Jong says telling a food and grocery supplier their trade spend is out of control is like telling them they are overweight. | Woolies, Coles slash sliced...  | Grocery investments in the bag? 
BARNABY Joyce has publicly argued against his ­colleague Scott Morrison wresting from him responsibility for quarantine.
23 Oct 14  2 BARNABY Joyce has publicly argued against his ­colleague Scott Morrison wresting from him responsibility for quarantine. | Joyce, Morrison in portfolio spat  | Ag green paper rejects ARDB push 
I AM en route to Shenyang, a city of 12 million people, in north-east China. En route at about 300km/h, that is.
23 Oct 14 I AM en route to Shenyang, a city of 12 million people, in north-east China. En route at about 300km/h, that is. | Twiggy bets on China food boom  | Squeezing the most from Chinese... 
VIDEO: THE live export industry is bracing for more controversy with cruelty footage supplied by Animals Australia aired on ABC television.
22 Oct 14  13 VIDEO: THE live export industry is bracing for more controversy with cruelty footage supplied by Animals Australia aired on ABC television. | Beef middle men on notice: Twiggy 
THE federal government’s Ag Competitiveness Green Paper has rejected the Australian Reconstruction and Development Board proposal.
22 Oct 14  2 THE federal government’s Ag Competitiveness Green Paper has rejected the Australian Reconstruction and Development Board proposal.
IN the space of just six months, the ACCC has launched two major cases against Coles for alleged unconscionable conduct against suppliers.
22 Oct 14  3 IN the space of just six months, the ACCC has launched two major cases against Coles for alleged unconscionable conduct against suppliers. | Aldi prepares for competition,...  | Watchdog hits Coles' 'perfect... 
BILL Shorten and former Ag Minister Tony Burke have scotched suggestions biosecurity should be moved from the agriculture portfolio to immigration.
22 Oct 14 BILL Shorten and former Ag Minister Tony Burke have scotched suggestions biosecurity should be moved from the agriculture portfolio to immigration. | Not happy on biosecurity inequity  | Barney's biosecurity battle 
NAMOI Cotton has posted a $3.2 million lift in net profit after tax to $15.7m for the half year to August 31 and will pay its capital stock holders 0.5c a share.
22 Oct 14 NAMOI Cotton has posted a $3.2 million lift in net profit after tax to $15.7m for the half year to August 31 and will pay its capital stock holders 0.5c a share. | Cotton set to slump as demand drops  | Resource protection wins for cotton 
GLOBAL private equity giant TPG is seeking to refinance poultry producer Inghams Enterprises, calling lenders to back the deal at three-and-a-half times forecast earnings.
22 Oct 14 GLOBAL private equity giant TPG is seeking to refinance poultry producer Inghams Enterprises, calling lenders to back the deal at three-and-a-half times forecast earnings.
A PROPOSAL to allow court-ordered carve-ups of supermarket chains as a penalty for abusing market power is unlikely to become reality.
22 Oct 14  4 A PROPOSAL to allow court-ordered carve-ups of supermarket chains as a penalty for abusing market power is unlikely to become reality.
AGRICULTURE Minister Barnaby Joyce is resisting a push by Immigration Minister Scott Morrison to take over a key section of his portfolio.
22 Oct 14  3 AGRICULTURE Minister Barnaby Joyce is resisting a push by Immigration Minister Scott Morrison to take over a key section of his portfolio. | Roundworms found in imported...  | Barney's biosecurity battle 
GOUGH Whitlam was remembered yesterday as not only a political legend but also a towering figure in the country's social landscape.
22 Oct 14  10 GOUGH Whitlam was remembered yesterday as not only a political legend but also a towering figure in the country's social landscape. | Tributes flow for Gough Whitlam  | Shorten remembers Whitlam at NFF 
THE NFF needs to
21 Oct 14 THE NFF needs to "shirtfront" the government for a better deal for farmers from the current free trade agreements, says Clive Palmer. | 'Golden era' for ag - if we...  | United we stand, says NFF 
PRESENT spending on transport infrastructure is doing little for farmers, says national freight specialist, Luke Fraser.
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JOE Hockey will seek to have Beijing reverse its decision to slap tariffs on coal imports when he meets his Chinese counterpart this week.
21 Oct 14 JOE Hockey will seek to have Beijing reverse its decision to slap tariffs on coal imports when he meets his Chinese counterpart this week. | Abbott's line in sand on China FTA  | FTA compromise part of the deal 
A RAFT of proposals in Joyce's Ag Green Paper are unlikely to ever see the light of day because they conflict with government philosophy or are unaffordable.
21 Oct 14  12 A RAFT of proposals in Joyce's Ag Green Paper are unlikely to ever see the light of day because they conflict with government philosophy or are unaffordable. | 'Golden era' for ag - if we...  | NFF Congress 2014: live feed 
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I don't know that that's all so. People generally do best if far from home...thus Aussie
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My grand-daughter, very confident and presentable, now 22 began work in Nth Shore Sydney as
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whilst much input is noted here I think Mouse was close to the point. . Of the several methods
CASA gives Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport a clear run to its November 17 take-off.24 Oct 14 CASA gives Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport a clear run to its November 17 take-off.
The state government has announced a long awaited bypass for Beaudesert.16 Oct 14 The state government has announced a long awaited bypass for Beaudesert.