Negligence exposes beef producers to unnecessary risks

  Media Release: Negligence exposes beef producers to unnecessary risks Property Rights Australia is calling for the immediate release of a report funded by Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) to determine beef producer liability if cattle are found to contain residues due to coal seam gas activity. The report completed 12 months ago was never … Read moreNegligence exposes beef producers to unnecessary risks

Property Rights Australia Media Release 17th August 2017

17th August 2017 The beef industry usually lives on the slimmest of margins and is always searching for efficiencies. What industry would bring in, under the guise of self-responsibility or a “voluntary” system, a protocol that locks in inefficiencies at every level? At its highest level, it is based on a test that is often … Read moreProperty Rights Australia Media Release 17th August 2017

Property Rights Australia Media Release 24th May 2017

24th May 2017 WWF needs to be roundly condemned for their underhanded tactics in deceiving people into signing a petition in support of a Bill similar to or a clone of the Vegetation Reinstatement Bill which was defeated last year by one vote. Most people signing the petition will not know anything about this Bill, … Read moreProperty Rights Australia Media Release 24th May 2017

2017.01.05 Marlborough meeting, Shoalwater military expansion

  Not for profit organisation, Property Rights Australia (PRA), believes that it is becoming more apparent the very large multiplying economic and social impacts that will be experienced by the Central Queensland region, if the Shoalwater Bay military training area expansion proceeds, with the takeover of many highly productive beef properties.   The Marlborough community … Read more2017.01.05 Marlborough meeting, Shoalwater military expansion

2017.01.19 Media Statement

      Media Statement – January 19, 2017 Property Rights Australia (PRA) appreciates that Labor Senator Murray Watt, Opposition spokesman for Agriculture Joel Fitzgibbon and State Minister for Agriculture Bill Byrne have made themselves available to visit the Marlborough community which is directly affected by the compulsory land acquisitions for the expansion of the … Read more2017.01.19 Media Statement

2016.11.23 Governments need to reassess approach in wake of farm defense acquisitions

  23rd November 2016   Media Release – Governments need to reassess approach in wake of farm defence acquisitions   Property Rights Australia (PRA) asks that the government reconsider all options before proceeding with its current proposal to compulsory acquire productive agricultural land to meet obligations to the Singapore Government under the Singapore Australia Comprehensive … Read more2016.11.23 Governments need to reassess approach in wake of farm defense acquisitions

Members’ Newsletter 23rd August 2016

“The erosion of private property rights is the single biggest issue facing the rural community.  It creates uncertainty, stifles investment, job creation and threatens incomes and service delivery.” Members’ Newsletter 23rd August 2016  Vegetation Management Reinstatement Bill voted down. It was a hard fought campaign.  Some long hours were put into this by the PRA … Read moreMembers’ Newsletter 23rd August 2016

2016.08.19 Statement – defeat of VM Reinstatement Bill

      Property Rights Australia Chairman, Dale Stiller welcomed the defeat of the government’s proposed harsh amendments to the Vegetation Management Act.   From the tip of Cape York to the southern border, land custodians, food producers and all Queenslanders have good reason to celebrate with a victory over opponents from the radical end … Read more2016.08.19 Statement – defeat of VM Reinstatement Bill

2016.08.17 Throw out Reinstatement amendments

Media Release   Petition to Throw out Proposed Amendments to Vegetation Laws   Property Rights Australia chairman, Dale Stiller, has received considerable support for a petition calling for the Queensland Parliament to throw out proposed amendments to vegetation laws. A number of key individuals and organisations have signed the petition which calls on the Honourable … Read more2016.08.17 Throw out Reinstatement amendments

2016 Aug 4 – Vegetation Laws unworthy of support

  Media Release Available for publication Thursday August 4, 2016   Environment Minister Steven Miles as reported[1] on Monday, made the accusation that farmers this year were going to politicise the EKKA, in today’s rally (Thursday August 4) at Parliament House. Property Rights Australia (PRA) chairman, Dale Stiller, believes that Mr Miles has scored an … Read more2016 Aug 4 – Vegetation Laws unworthy of support

2016 Jan 19 Unfair Admin HVA permitts 270 words

  19th January 2016 The Queensland governments latest tree cover report (SLAT’s) confirms that the north is largely undeveloped with 90% and greater remanent native vegetation across various regions. For long term viability, NQ agricultural producers need to develop a proportion of their land to value add, diversify and gain access to a greater variety … Read more2016 Jan 19 Unfair Admin HVA permitts 270 words

2016.01.09 Beef Sustainability steering group

    Media Statement   Property Rights Australia (PRA) welcomes the formation of the steering committee to assess beef sustainability issues. PRA heartily endorses the comments by the steering committee chair Prue Bondfield[1] of the equal importance of economic and social sustainability alongside that of environment. In addition, the comment, “The group’s task is to … Read more2016.01.09 Beef Sustainability steering group

John Purcell Tribute from CU and PRA colleagues

  7th December 2015 The ability to see opportunity for all where others saw fear John Purcell OAM (1936 – 2015) in his passing has left large footprints across Australian having secured advancement for the beef industry and being resolute in the seeking of justice as part of Property Rights Australia. John Purcell was an … Read moreJohn Purcell Tribute from CU and PRA colleagues

2015 Nov – Reply QRC statement – George Bender – make good

      Queensland Resources Council (QRC) CEO Michael Roche claims that gas companies have fully complied with “make good” requirements for bores on one of George Bender’s properties, including – he stressed – bores which had not been used for 10 years. This is far from being generous. A bore not in current use … Read more2015 Nov – Reply QRC statement – George Bender – make good

roperty Rights Australia Media Release 2015 Nov – Right to say no

  Letter to the Editor – The right to say no The background to the current debate about  farmers having  a veto over resource activity or ‘the right to say no’, is the tension between the property right of the land title holder and the mineral and petroleum crown reservation which government grants a lease … Read moreroperty Rights Australia Media Release 2015 Nov – Right to say no