Barnaby Joyce: dairy farmers are facing a daily struggle - please step in urgently
I am only 16 years old and have grown up on a dairy farm my entire life, but the massive cuts to milk prices - slashed by 10% and more - have had significant and horrible impact on finances and our lives.
Not only have greedy corporates like Fonterra and Murray Goulburn cut the price they will pay us for milk - retrospectively cutting income means farmers will be left hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt!
Putting profit before people and leaving thousands of families in the dirt. To ruin Australia's own home grown business is disgraceful. But this can be changed - Agricultural Minister Barnaby Joyce must step in to reverse these cuts and commit to a national review of the ridiculous pricing system leaving farmers in debt.
It’s a tough life being a farmer, but we don't have to fight it alone - no one deserves to be stripped financially by the greed of others. There are many more families out there just like mine. So please - let's all unite and do something before it's too late.
Please sign & share and let’s together tell Barnaby Joyce to review the milk pricing system - don’t let greedy corporates ruin Aussie dairy farmers!
- Agriculture Minister
- Labor Shadow Minister for Agriculture
- Minister for Regional Development
- Deputy Prime Minister of Australia, Leader of the Nationals
Dairy farmers like my family are being destroyed - please step in urgently
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