Members’ Newsletter 12-05-09

12th May 2009PROPERTY RIGHTS AUSTRALIA 12 May 2009  Dear PRA Member, Thank you to you all who attended the PRA meeting held at the Rockhampton Leagues Club last Friday, 8th May.  With an attendance of over 300 people and a lot of valuable information to deliver, it was a challenge to answer all queries regarding … Read moreMembers’ Newsletter 12-05-09

Members News Letter 28/04/09

28th April 2009PROPERTY RIGHTS AUSTRALIA 28th April 2009 Dear Member, I write to encourage you all to join in with the campaign against the current Bligh Government’s moratorium on clearing regrowth.  I would do this no matter what tenure your land may be.  This Government will not stop until we are a shattered community. No … Read moreMembers News Letter 28/04/09

Property Rights Australia Media Release 06-04-09

6th April 2009PROPERTY RIGHTS AUSTRALIAMedia Release6 April 2009HIGH PRIORITY The proposed takeover of all lands within the State of Queensland by the Bligh Government must be withdrawn immediately.This action, under the guise of banning the management practices of clearing regrowth, has the ability to close down farming and grazing lands within the State of Queensland.  … Read moreProperty Rights Australia Media Release 06-04-09

Right to Clear Regrowth Defended 02-04-09

2nd April 2009PROPERTY RIGHTS AUSTRALIAMedia Release HIGH PRIORITY2ND April 2009 “If Premier Bligh and Minister Robertson are expecting a soft run to pass the proposed legislation to ban clearing of regrowth they had better think again.” said Mr John Purcell Property Rights Australia Chairman. The rights and livelihood of Queensland’s rural sector are not about to … Read moreRight to Clear Regrowth Defended 02-04-09

Courts to protect oppressed farmers

14th January 2008 New South Wales Farmer Peter Spencer writes: Agmates Comment: Finally NSW farmer Peter Spencer is to get his legal right to a court hearing. Through the implementation of Land Clearing ban’s via the NSW State Governments Native Vegetation Act, Peter’s Alpine property has been rendered worthless, to date without any compensation. Many … Read moreCourts to protect oppressed farmers

Qld Govt to review its controversial land clearing laws

21st December 2007The Queensland Government is asking landholders feedback on the administration of its controversial vegetation management laws, but it is not revisiting the clearing bans. Minister for Natural Resources and Water Craig Wallace this week announced the review, which will deliver on one of the government’s Blueprint for the Bush commitments. The first phase … Read moreQld Govt to review its controversial land clearing laws

Election 07: Feds were involved with clearing bans

9th November 2007Prime Minister, John Howard, has admitted the Federal Government did play a role in banning land clearing, but won’t comment on whether farmers should be compensated for this or be recognised for their contribution to Australia meeting its Kyoto targets. In a special interview with Rural Press last week, Mr Howard exploded the … Read moreElection 07: Feds were involved with clearing bans

Beattie retires as Queensland Premier

11th September 2007Queensland Premier, Peter Beattie has announced his retirement as the State’s leader, bowing out of Parliament as of Thursday. Mr Beattie has been the State’s Premier since 1998. He told a Brisbane Press Conference this afternoon that it was “time for renewal”, strongly endorsing his deputy, Anna Bligh, as the State’s next premier … Read moreBeattie retires as Queensland Premier

Carbon market still an option for farmers despite lockout

13th August 2007Farmers can still sell carbon credits on the open market, according the National Australia Bank, despite being excluded from the Federal Government’s proposed cap and trade system. NAB carbon finance specialist, Rachel O’Neill, last week told the Agriculture Australia conference that cash for carbon is still available to farmers, if they undertake new … Read moreCarbon market still an option for farmers despite lockout

Carbon trading to be part of business for Aust farmers

10th August 2007Farms can actively participate in carbon emissions trading by decreasing land clearing, changing fertilising practices and reducing methane emissions. This timely advice was delivered to delegates at the Agriculture Australia 2007 conference in Melbourne by National Australia Bank’s (NAB) carbon finance specialist. Rachel O’Neill, head of nabCapital’s Carbon Solutions Group, told the conference … Read moreCarbon trading to be part of business for Aust farmers

ABCs Lateline to air The Great Global Warming Swindle DVD

22nd June 2007After some persuasive talking the producers of ABC-TV Lateline they have agreed to allow 3 hours of dicussion on the DVD Global Warming swindle on Thursday 12/07/07 at 8.30 pm.There will be 1 hour for screening on the DVD 1 hour Panel Discussion and 1 hour for audience partcipation.Please circulate this news to … Read moreABCs Lateline to air The Great Global Warming Swindle DVD

Canberras carbon trading scheme hit by court action

14th June 2007THE Federal Government’s proposed carbon trading scheme is on hold after court action by a farmer from the NSW Monaro who is seeking compensation for the “theft” of carbon credits because of land clearing restrictions. Peter Spencer, of Shannons Flat, filed the action in the Federal Court on Tuesday and while not a … Read moreCanberras carbon trading scheme hit by court action

Farmers left in the dark on emissions trading

1st June 2007Farmers are no closer to learning how they will be affected by a proposed new national carbon trading scheme. Prime Minister John Howard yesterday received a landmark report into the idea from a specially convened taskforce of senior bureaucrats and business figures. It recommended a national market be set up by 2012, including … Read moreFarmers left in the dark on emissions trading

AGM Presentation – John Purcell, Chairman – Turning the Tide

24th May 2007 Ladies and Gentlemen:  It is once more my privilege to present the PRA Chairman’s Report.  The year 2006/2007 has been one of mixed fortunes; however, in my view, the positives have exceeded the negatives.  About this time last year we had the wind taken from our sails with the receipt of Mr Bob … Read moreAGM Presentation – John Purcell, Chairman – Turning the Tide

AGM Presentation – Les White – Climate Change is Natural, Global Warming is False

21st May 2007 To download a printable version, click here.  The Global climate is continually in a state of change. Its part of the Natural evolution of our Planet and the Sun – Earth orbital relationship.  Global Warming or Cooling is not influenced by Climate change and I fail to recognise how Science has been so … Read moreAGM Presentation – Les White – Climate Change is Natural, Global Warming is False