Prickly acacia as big an issue as saving the Reef says Robbie Katter

Derek Barry
Updated May 15 2018 - 10:18am, first published 9:38am
More funding is required to fight the spread of prickly acacia, says Robbie Katter.
More funding is required to fight the spread of prickly acacia, says Robbie Katter.

An environmental disaster that’s costing the Australian agricultural industry $4 billion annually is worsening thanks to a lack of action from the State and Federal governments, according to Robbie Katter.

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Derek Barry

Derek Barry

Editor, the North West Star

Editor of the North West Star Mount Isa since January 2016. Prior to that, an editor at several regional southern Queensland newspapers. Passionate about telling local stories. Comes with a strange accent to due an Irish accident of birth.

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