Australian farmers need to support to cut greenhouse emissions this decade: Grattan report

Harley Dennett
By Harley Dennett
Updated September 26 2021 - 9:10pm, first published 11:00am
A new report proposals how government can support farmers deploying low-emissions technologies and practices in agriculture. Picture: Shutterstock

With the Coalition government's two parties negotiating terms for a commitment to reaching net zero carbon emission by 2050, a new report from the Grattan Institute says farmers should not be exempt.

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Harley Dennett

Harley Dennett

Senior Political Reporter

I'm the federal politics bureau chief for the Canberra Times, via a career that's taken me from rural Victoria to Washington DC. Telling the stories of my local LGBTI community brought me to political journalism, where I've covered seven federal budgets, four national elections in two countries, Defence, public service and international governance.