The erosion of trust between Queensland's primary producers and the Palaszczuk government turned into a chasm of credibility on Thursday afternoon as the Environmental Protection (Great Barrier Reef Protection Measures) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill passed through state parliament.
The mixed-farmer would like Scott Morrison to use his visit to convince the president to rejoin the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Drought Envoy and Drought Co-ordinator reports remain under wraps, despite Senate order for production of documents.
The government's move to introduce a governance board to the APVMA and make industry pay for it has been slammed by CropLife.
As debate on the controversial The Environmental Protection (Great Barrier Reef Protection Measures) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill continued in Queensland's parliament for a second day on Wednesday, Canegrowers chairman Paul Schembri was describing it as high farce.
A decision by the High Court last week to uphold the power of Queensland councils to control vegetation management on category X land will make the process even more confusing for primary producers, according to AgForce.
Less than two weeks after the state government said its Great Barrier Reef legislation wasn't ready to be debated in the parliamentary sitting in Townsville, its second reading has been introduced to the House in Brisbane.
Great Barrier Reef farm run-off and Inland Rail will be investigated as Senators responds to rural communities.