Net zero debate: Farmers want payback as climate talks near crunch time

Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated October 11 2021 - 7:08pm, first published 6:20am
Agriculture Minister David Littleproud says the states should compensate farmers who lost out through laws which helped Australia reach its Kyoto targets. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

State governments - not the Commonwealth - should compensate farmers who lost out through land clearing laws which helped Australia reach its Kyoto climate targets, federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has said.

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Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.

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