Minister won't budge on water rebate criteria

Penelope Arthur
Updated December 16 2015 - 3:10pm, first published May 30 2014 - 4:00am
Robert Crichton, Maryvale, Morven, is frustrated that he can't access the emergency water infrastructure rebate because he runs a long term agistment program.
Robert Crichton, Maryvale, Morven, is frustrated that he can't access the emergency water infrastructure rebate because he runs a long term agistment program.

QUEENSLAND Agriculture Minister, John McVeigh, won’t consider amending the drought relief guidelines to allow landholders with agistment operations to access assistance under the Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate (EWIR) scheme despite calls for change from AgForce representatives and some affected landholders.

Penelope Arthur

Penelope Arthur

Journalist

Journalist for Queensland Country Life at Roma.

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