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Katter slams the Liberal, Labor love affair with China

BOB Katter, Federal Member for Kennedy has had a gut-full of China’s trade terror tactics on Australian producers and has slammed the Federal Government for failing to aggressively market our produce to other countries.

It comes as China began its investigation into anti-dumping allegations, slapping Aussie wine makers with a 200 per cent duty from midnight.

Morrison and his Cabinet are no different to the Chinese sycophants of the Labor Party. These global socialists believe Australia is doomed unless we conform to China. Australia is finished unless we dump China and find alternative markets.

Mr Katter said, “We wouldn’t be in this position if the lazy, useless b.a.s.t.a.r.d.s, who occupy – with their big fat backsides – the parliamentary benches in Brisbane and Canberra, got out there like Jack McEwen did when Britain went into the Common Market and we lost 30 per cent of our exports.

“McEwen drew up an agreement on the supply of beef, grain and coal into Japan – all of which made us extremely unpopular because it was only 20 years after the war – but it was successful.

“But they have done absolutely nothing to develop alternative markets. Clearly the VIP countries, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines, our bloody neighbours who have 700m people living there should be the priority?!.

“China may think they are tough and big and throw their weight around, but it was stupid that they picked a fight with the Muslim provinces, the Mongolian provinces, they have picked a fight with India and they have picked a fight with the United States, and that’s not a smart thing to do.

“They have managed to pick a fight with everyone – and well, I don’t know of any fights they have ever even won against Japan – but I certainly wouldn’t be provoking that little tiger either.

“It sure would be nice if we had 300 patrol boats with 60 cruise missiles on the back of them so we can defend our country. And yes, it may cost two per cent of the federal budget, but quite frankly it’s not going to break the bank.

“We must remember that we live on an island, with vast coastline, and are extremely vulnerable. We are overwhelmingly a European country in the middle of Asia with a landmass that is completely empty.

“You take out the coastal strip from Cairns through to Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide, and take out a little dot around Perth, well you have less than one million people living there.

“And in that wasteland is all of our oil, all of our gas, all of our bauxite, and all of our coal and all of the nation’s water.

“’A land without people will be taken by a people without land’. That is the truism of history,” Mr Katter warned.

“So get off your backside and go chase up the VIP countries, get off your backside and do something about protecting us!”

Covid 21 is coming – the second half of a binary weapons system

by Mike Adams

(Natural News) About a year ago, I gave a live presentation in Branson, Missouri, that is only now being made fully public. The presentation, shown below via Brighteon.com, reveals that the real master plan which led to COVID is actually an extermination plan for humanity.

Population reduction has been the goal all along. But where the globalists have shown their true evil genius is in their choice of creating a biological weapon with high transmission rather than high fatality rates. The virus was never very deadly to people under the age of 50, but it was always highly contagious to people of all ages. And that contagiousness, it turns out, was enough to advance their nefarious plan against humanity.

Eugenicist Bill Gates is coming after you with his deadly vaccines. Dumbed down Victorians will line up at the gas chamber gates to receive theirs

The rapid spread of the virus allowed the globalist-controlled media to claim “cases” were skyrocketing, thereby justifying weaponized lockdowns and a global rolling out of medical fascism disguised as “public health” policies. Based entirely on the speed of the spread of the virus, cities, states and nations of the world were able to achieve three key goals that represent the necessary precursors to global human extermination:

  1. Crushing the existing human economies of the world, including food production, ultimately leading to mass famine, homelessness and total dependence on government.
  2. Rolling out new, Orwellian medical fascism laws and edicts that set the precedent for mass arrests and forced relocation into “quarantine camps” for those who resist. These camps, of course, are actually death camps and processing facilities for eliminating human beings.
  3. Forcing compliance with global vaccine mandates which will of course be used to achieve global infertility and accelerated deaths from diseases and subsequent infections. Whereas a pathogen could not achieve a 90% death rate on its own, the engineered pathogen (the Wuhan coronavirus) was able to be used to drive people into mass vaccine compliance, during which they can be directly injected with toxic substances, vaccine compliance tracking nanotech (quantum dots) and biology-altering mRNA sequences that literally hijack the body’s cells and reprogram them to produce whatever protein sequences are engineered into the mRNA vaccines.

Thus, globalists have simultaneously built a global pandemic prison camp combined with a mandatory vaccine obedience system through which they can repeatedly spread more infectious disease and promote accelerated deaths or infertility.

The end goal, as globalists like Bill Gates openly support, is the elimination of billions of human beings living today. Ideally, globalists seek to reduce the world population to about 500 million people, which is roughly a 94% reduction in the current human population.

The world you once knew is never coming back, because the globalists who run the world have other plans

Each day, more and more people are coming to realize that there will be no restoration of the world we all once knew. Globalists have no intention of restoring human freedom, economic prosperity and global mobility. Now, human societies are being deliberately crushed — even in the face of contradictory scientific evidence that shows lockdowns don’t work — in order to cause mass destitution and collapse.

Only through this planned collapse can the billions of people in the world be forced into subservience to the globalist depopulation agenda.

A key element of this is the Universal Basic Income (UBI), which has already been rolled out across America for the last several months, under the approval of Republicans, Democrats and President Trump. The UBI provides basic sustenance income to allow people to purchase food and stay alive, while CDC mandates prohibit the eviction of renters who can no longer pay rent. Through the UBI, the eviction ban and the pumping up of the stock market with Fed money printing policies, America remains under the false appearance that the economy is rebounding. In truth, these are all temporary, makeshift tactics to prevent millions of homeless from spilling out into the streets right before an election.

The real plan — about to be rolled out — is to tie UBI benefits to vaccine compliance and speech compliance. Only the obedient will be granted government credits for food, and anyone who refuses to take the new vaccine will be cut off from government benefits. This is a deliberate “squeeze” to force the sheeple into mass vaccine suicide by making sure they cannot function in society (or receive government benefits) unless they go along with the vaccine mandates, which are of course a global extermination program disguised as a public health program.

How vaccines will be used to exterminate billions of humans while amplifying infectious disease on a global scale

The mass extermination via vaccines consists of two strategies:

  1. Lacing the vaccines with new bioweapons viral strains to ensure the continuation of the “outbreak” narrative. Notably, this only requires less than one percent of administered vaccines to be laced.
  2. Engineering the vaccines to cause a very high fatality rate upon exposure to a secondary future infection, in a fatal reaction called a “cytokine storm,” which is a hyper-inflammation event that leads to rapid death.

Thus, people won’t be dropping dead right away after taking the vaccines. Instead, they will seem fine until the next major bioweapon pandemic hits them, at which point the fatality rate will be extremely high (perhaps as high as 75% averaged across all age groups).

The next strain to be released via the vaccines will be COVID-21, and the COVID-21 strain could be rightly considered the second half of a binary weapon system that will achieve extremely high kill rates for human beings across the globe.

Importantly, the mass die-offs will further justify government lockdowns, quarantines and medical authoritarianism that grants governments the power to forcefully inject people, kidnap people, imprison people and even exterminate people at will. The mass hysteria from the sudden wave of deaths will also feed directly into the justification of increased censorship by the tech giants, which will de-platform anyone who discusses the truth about how this entire scheme was planned from the start.

What ends up being created is a feedback loop of death, hysteria and tyranny. The more people die, the more hysteria the media spreads and the more tyranny is justified by the state. This, in turn, results in higher numbers of vaccine injections, which spread more weaponized viral strains, resulting in another wave of hysteria and so on. It’s the perfect scam of tyranny and depopulation: The very governments who are building the bioweapons are using them to exterminate the masses while using the infections to justify their own power to administer the extermination weapons (i.e. vaccines).

Government tyrants are giggling with joy with their newfound powers over life and death

YouTube has just recently confirmed it will ban all vaccine videos that don’t toe the line of Big Pharma and the China-run WHO. We’ve all witnessed the accelerating purges of so-called “anti-vax” channels and speakers across all the major tech platforms. It’s all part of the narrative control that will maintain information monopolies to keep pushing the vaccines, lockdowns and tyranny that’s killing human beings by the billions.

This is how they pull it off! It’s not the pandemic that’s really killing people; it’s the governments. And any who don’t surrender to the tyranny will be singled out as “threats” to public health, then silenced or forcibly removed.

Victoria, Australia has already beta tested these programs and has found a shocking degree of compliance among the population that’s targeted for extermination. New Zealand has also discovered shockingly high levels of compliance, and Canada is finding much the same thing. As it turns out, “progressive” societies are filled with eager-to-obey sheeple who maintain irrational faith and trust in government — the very same government that’s preparing them all to be terminated.

Resistance groups are growing all around the world, including in America where local economies (in conservative states) have fared relatively well by avoiding the punitive lockdowns that now characterize left-leaning cities and states.

This is the reason the globalists are working desperately to remove President Trump from power: Trump and his followers are the last remaining defenses for humanity, standing up against the anti-human forces of tyranny and destruction that built the coronavirus bioweapon in the first place (and released it on purpose, then lied about it). Thus, Trump must be removed from power at all costs, and his followers and supporters must be silenced, criminalized, smeared and eliminated at all costs as well. No pro-human voice that resists the COVID-21 tyranny scheme may be allowed to exist, or the entire plan could be placed in jeopardy because it requires broad voluntary compliance of the sheeple who are being culled. The minute the sheeple wake up and realize they are being led to the slaughter, they might not follow orders so easily.

How billions of humans will line up and beg to be “suicided” with vaccines

Rational people can process most of what I’ve described above, if they do the research and aren’t brain damaged from fluoride, pesticides, heavy metals and 5G. But now we bring in a topic where many people just can’t fathom the reality: Earth’s globalists are following orders from non-human entities.

Different people describe these non-human, non-Earth entities in different ways. To some people, they are demons of supernatural origin. To others, they are aliens of extraterrestrial origin. Still others say they are AI systems from advanced civilizations across the cosmos, and another explanation describes these influencing entities as interdimensional beings from a parallel universe. (Interesting note: CERN scientists have announced they are preparing to power up CERN to literally “make contact with a parallel universe,” according to mainstream media headlines.)

Qld Liberals promise to expose sex offenders but what about child traffickers?

An election pledge has been made by the Queensland LNP Opposition Attorney General to make available the identity of child sex offenders should it win the election.

Like the Labor Party the LNP has decided to place its ugly head in a noose to commit suicide over their entrenched sex offenders whose identity no doubt will not be on the list.

Like Labor the LNP has among its ranks sitting members of parliament from the highest positions in government and throughout the ranks of the bureaucracy. The LNP and ALP have appointed sex offenders to the highest positions in the country which includes the judiciary, intelligence and police.

Will their names appear on the register?  We doubt it. The LNP would lose government should this occur.  And the ALP would never again hold it.

How are they protected? By the sex offenders of the mainstream media who occupy similar positions within the child trafficking industry.

Trump has arrested thousands of underground child traffickers across the US and Europe but has barely touched the surface of the Australian operation.

Several years ago Cairnsnews was shown a list of high-profile sex offenders only to discover several of them are still in office. We have considered publishing this list, which is not available in Australia.

If and when the LNP decides to make available the Queensland sex offender list Cairnsnews will check the veracity of it with the view of publishing ours.

Liberal Party’s cashless society now moving fast as supermarkets refuse cash

Totally compromised banker’s man PM Scott Morrison, rushes in a ban on cash that has nothing whatsoever to do with alleged Covid 19 infected banknotes or tax evasion.  The ABC and MSM are supporting the NWO takeover with their fake news

Federal Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter, has expressed his disgust on the back of the announcement that some inner-city supermarkets will no longer be accepting cash.

“A proposal by one of the supermarket chains to go cashless?” Mr Katter said in disbelief when first confronted with the news.

The LNP’s cashless coup now quickly taking shape. Bob Katter says he will lead the demonstrations to stop the banks and federal government from owning every person in the country

“Once cash vanishes then you become the puppet of the banks,” said Mr Katter.

“A cashless society means the only way you can buy anything is if the bank approves it and four banks encompass 90% of Australia’s transactions.”

“If we Australians are stupid enough to trust 4 giant corporations and their puppets, the Federal Government, then we are really stupid people.”

“Australian currency is owned by the people, not the banks.”

Mr Katter’s tirade follows a major supermarket informing the public that, from yesterday, they would no longer be accepting cash payments at six more inner city stores in Melbourne and Sydney. This is on top of the six stores that began the trial in July this year.

“The concentration of power here is really scary,” Mr Katter added.

“The giant supermarket chains have destroyed owner operator businesses across Australia.”

“This is the first step onto a slippery slope, and it will be absolutely disastrous, at a time when people are trying to desperately to get their money out of the banks and financial institutions.”

“I will lead the first demonstration in the first store that they attempt to do it!”

Cairnsnews advises voters in the upcoming Queensland election on October 31 to vote for a KAP candidate or you will go down with the Admiralty law ship. If valid, corporation law would prosecute Queensland Inc for trading while insolvent. The state is hopelessly bankrupt yet the knucklehead Premier and the equally silly Opposition Leader, bereft of any intelligence have taken election pork-barreling to such lofty heights the Reserve Bank will have to print money non-stop for the next two years.

Age pensioners will be placed on the Indue cashless welfare card

Your grandma is next! Fight Morrison’s creeping cashless economy agenda

From the Australian Citizens Party

The Senate will soon vote on the Morrison government’s bill to extend the trials of the Indue cashless welfare card. These trials are part of the government’s and banks’ creeping cashless agenda, to force Australians into electronic payments and effectively trap them in banks. The government’s bill to ban cash transactions over $10,000 is part of the same agenda. While Australians angrily reacted in huge numbers to the $10,000 cash ban, which sparked an insurrection against the bill in the government’s own ranks, too many have failed to recognise the cashless welfare card is a foot in the door for the same agenda. If you oppose the push to a cashless economy, call cross-bench Senators Jacqui Lambie, Stirling Griff and Rex Patrick before Wednesday to demand they oppose the bill.

Totally compromised banker’s man and Prime Minister Scott Morrison is being controlled by the Deep State and is pushing Australia, as the NWO guinea pig, into a cashless society

Don’t fall for the justification that the Indue cashless welfare card ensures welfare recipients in highly disadvantaged communities spend their money responsibly and not on alcohol and cigarettes. The card is a totalitarian technological short-cut that is a substitute for addressing the real causes of welfare dependency and drug and alcohol abuse in disadvantaged communities. It is also a trial of a program that is intended to be rolled out Australia-wide, which will include recipients of the aged pension. The government falsely and insultingly calls the pension welfare when in fact it is a payment for which pensioners have contributed all their lives. The trials currently include recipients of disability and carers payments.

On 11 September 2019, the Citizens Party exposed how the Indue cashless welfare card is part of the broader push for a cashless economy:

The Morrison government’s cashless welfare card, and draft $10,000 cash ban bill, are part of the program to force Australians into a cashless economy system that will enable the private banking cartel and government to monitor and measure their words-the financial activities of every Australian.

In 2012 the RBA [Reserve Bank of Australia]-the high priests of the financial system who conjured Australia into a debt and real-estate bubble, and now use monetary policy solely to pump more debt into the bubble to prop up the banks-conducted a review of the payments system, using its legislated powers, unique among central banks, to promote efficiency and competition in the payments system. That review led to the establishment of the Australian Payments Council (APC), which was founded by the Australian Payments Clearing Association (APCA, now Australian Payments Network) to promote a strategic agenda for the Australian payments system through industry collaboration. The APC set out to create the platform for real time electronic payments clearing (including peer-to-peer consumers instantly paying each other through their phones), which is the infrastructure for a cashless economy. This idea became the New Payments Platform (NPP), and to coordinate the project and industry efforts to bring it to life, APCA engaged global accounting giant KPMG.

The NPP is now up and running, although in a fledgling state. It is jointly owned by 13 of the biggest financial institutions in Australia. Extraordinarily, the RBA itself is one of the owners-a massive conflict of interests for Australia’s central bank to effectively be in a business partnership with the private institutions it is supposed to regulate. Another curious name on the owners’ register is Indue, the private corporation that holds the contract to manage the government’s cashless welfare debit card, for which Indue is paid $10,000 per card to administer, and which the government wants to roll out Australia-wide.

While KPMG was coordinating the NPP, its former boss, Michael Andrew (now deceased)-the only Australian to ever become the worldwide boss of one of the Big Four global accounting firms-was chairing the government’s Black Economy Taskforce. In the Taskforce’s 2017 report, Andrew recommended the $10,000 cash ban to move people and businesses out of cash and into the banking system, which makes economic activity more visible, auditable and efficient.  In other words, to force Australians on to the NPP!

With the Indue card the government is picking off welfare recipients to be the first forced into their cashless regime, but your grandma is next. Meanwhile the banks are succeeding in using the pandemic disruption to advance their plans to reduce cash use and make people more reliant on electronic payment systems.

Here’s the good news: although it’s officially still in the Parliament as a bill, the government’s $10,000 cash ban has stalled. The government has gone very quiet on the issue, and that is entirely due to the huge public backlash they received after unveiling the bill last year. The Australian people fought them back, but must continue to do so every time the government tries to push the cashless agenda. This cashless welfare card bill is one of those times, so the Citizens Party is calling on concerned Australians to contact the three cross-bench Senators before Wednesday to insist they oppose this bill.

Senator Jacqui LambiePh: (03) 6431 3112Email: senator.lambie@aph.gov.au Senator Rex PatrickPh: (08) 8232 1144Email: senator.patrick@aph.gov.au Senator Stirling GriffPh: (08) 8212 1409Email: senator.griff@aph.gov.au

One Nation placed second on Katter how to vote cards

The Katter’s Australian Party and One Nation have announced they will place each other as the number two position on their how to vote cards in an alliance to reflect the major party neglect of Queensland.

KAP leader Robbie Katter said the Liberal and Labor major party dominance had clearly failed regional Queenslanders and that the time was now for much needed change.

“For far two long the major parties have continued to sell off our assets, pushed green ideology and failed to invest in regional job creating mega-infrastructure projects,” Mr Katter said.

Robbie Katter has placed One Nation second on KAP how to vote cards after the Liberal National Party announced it would preference Greens ahead of Labor

“Queensland can’t afford another four years of major party dominance, we know it doesn’t work, enough is enough, times up.”

Mr Katter said the KAP would put the Greens last in all seats.

“The LNP are preferencing the Greens which highlights how out of touch they have become.

“If there is a result of the LNP deal that ends up with a Greens controlled government this looks like no dams, no coal and more crime.

“We can’t risk the Greens grabbing a seat, it’s a major threat to the future of North Queensland.”

Mr Katter said the only way the majors can learn their lesson is that if people don’t give them their vote.

“Both the LNP and Labor are Brisbane based parties and the evidence of this is beyond clear,” he said.

“Up here in the north the LNP they say they are pro coal, yet down in Brisbane they tell everyone they are anti-coal, the truth is they are preferencing the Greens and they can’t have a bet each way.

“Ultimately our preferences are up to the voter, the how to vote card is just a guide.”

Mr Katter said other Westminster democracies who had more than a duopoly party dominance had a better governance of their citizens.

“Stronger minor parties means politicians have to actually fight for your vote in order to make a difference.”

Qld Nationals long gone, only Liberals wearing Akubras remain

LNP in love with Greens. Queensland as we know it will disappear

The LNP’s gifting of preferences to the Greens ahead of Labor should come as no surprise but is nonetheless the final death knell on the former National party’s allegiance to rural and regional Queensland, Katter’s Australian Party Leader and Traeger MP Robbie Katter has said.

“The Liberals have well and truly won over the old Nats; and these are Liberals who appear hell-bent on selling their souls,” Mr Katter said.

Speaking on the confirmation by Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington that the LNP would preference the Greens above Labor in all 93 Queensland seats at the upcoming State Election, Mr Katter said there had been no real Nationals in Queensland politics for a long time.

Robbie Katter warns the LNP that giving Greens their preferences will see a Greens minority government which will stop all development

“In the interest of playing politics and boosting their chances of taking office in the tower of power on George Street, the LNP has betrayed everyone outside south-east Queensland,” he said.

“The LNP’s former leader Tim Nichols best stated why the LNP should put Greens last and the KAP agree with his reasons completely.

“According to Tim, and the reasoning for which he provides very publicly on social media and the internet, the Greens are: anti-jobs, anti-farmers, anti-small business, anti-property rights, anti-school choice, anti-health choice, pro-death duties, pro-carbon tax, pro-higher electricity prices and pro-more government intervention.”

“Can the Opposition Leader tell us why she thinks that Tim Nichols is wrong, and why her path is right?

“Why does she disagree that the Greens are anti-jobs?

“Why does she think that the Greens are not anti-farmers and small business?

“Why does she give support to a party that is pro-carbon tax, pro-higher electricity price and anti-coal?”

Mr Katter said while he understood the age-old rivalry between the major parties, the LNP’s decision to effectively back the Greens during what has been heralded the most important State Election in decades was narcissistic and reckless.

He said it was likely both Labor or the LNP would need to seek support from the cross-bench to form government after October 31, and that handing extra seats to the Greens could be the end of Queensland as we know it in a balance of power situation.

“The fact is that the LNP is a Brisbane party and it is not surprising that it has all come to this,” he said.

“We already know that the LNP will not support financially coal-fired power stations and that the LNP voted against a motion that the KAP pushed for, which called on governments to treat coal the same as renewables,” Mr Katter said.

“The LNP Member for Callide Colin Boyce put the interests of his electorate first and shocked us all last month when he voted with the KAP, One Nation and Jason Costigan against the mining commissioner/reef approvals legislation, which is even more lead in the saddle for miners and farmers.

“However it was the LNP who ignored the interests of regional Queensland and pandered up to the inner suburbs of Brisbane once again.

“This will be the last straw for many long-suffering LNP supporters who have put up with the LNP’s drift away from its values and its supporters to the point that it is now unrecognisable.

“What we need to know is what else the LNP will give away.

“We know that Labor is ready to pander to the extreme Left if needed; but now it would appear we have much of the same from the Opposition too.

“The LNP are ‘cityslicker wolves in sheep’s clothing’, and they should be ashamed to show their faces north of the Sunshine Coast.”

Mr Katter said the KAP had always put the Greens last on its how-to-vote cards and would do the same in the 2020 Queensland Election.

“If people want to be certain that they are putting Greens last and voting for a party which will not deal with the Greens, they should look to the KAP,” he said.

The baby killers of the Queensland Labor Party

By Jim O’Rourke, Townsville bureau

In October 2018 every Labor Member of the Queensland Parliament passed the Termination of Pregnancy bill which allows a health practitioner to abort a foetus over 22 weeks old.

The legislation allows a late term foetus to be terminated until birth at 36 weeks. Aborting this living child amounts to decriminalised murder.

Introducing the bill, the Attorney General Yvette D’Ath told parliament the bill decriminalised abortion and removed the offence of killing an unborn child from the Criminal Code.

Termination of Pregnancy Bill 2018

6 Termination by medical practitioner after 22 weeks

(1) A medical practitioner may perform a termination on a woman who is more than 22 weeks pregnant if— (a) the medical practitioner considers that, in all the circumstances, the termination should be performed; and (b) the medical practitioner has consulted with another medical practitioner who also considers that, in all the circumstances, the termination should be performed.

(2) In considering whether a termination should be performed on a woman, a medical practitioner must consider— (a) all relevant medical circumstances; and (b) the woman’s current and future physical, psychological and social circumstances; and (c) the professional standards and guidelines that apply to the medical practitioner in relation to the performance of the termination

This legislation horrified the Christian community and the Catholic church railed against the Labor Party for introducing baby killing laws.

Not only did all Labor Party MP’s vote for this abomination, so did three LNP members, Jan Stuckey (since resigned), Steve Minnikin, Tim Nicholls,  the only Greens member Michael Berkman and the sole independent Sandy Bolton.

The majority of the LNP and the three Katters Members voted against it.

Cairnsnews was told at the time this bill passed into legislation, at an ‘abortion bill’ celebration held in a hotel by some Labor members after parliament, an obviously intoxicated Deputy Premier Jackie Trad danced on a table top with a bottle of alcohol.

The Labor Party’s baby killing laws will be their Achilles heel come the state election on October 31.

Labor members who voted for this bill:

This is an extract from Hansard on October 17, 2018 which records the Ayes and Noes in favour of this revolting, Satanic bill.

It is time to flush out the child traffickers and Satanists from all Australian parliaments. It starts at the top.

LNP betrays bush again votes with ALP, Greens to shut down coal-fired power

Weipa miner Metro Mining today made a shock announcement it was shutting down its flagship Cape York Bauxite Hill operation which came hard on the heels of the Liberal National Party joining with Labor to shut down cheap coal fired power for Queensland.

Metro said it would shelve its Skardon River project 100 klm north of Weipa until April next year due to its inability to renew contracts with China amid a slumped world alumina market.

Metro Mining’s Weipa  bauxite operation in mothballs until April

The closure will see 50 Cape York Aborigines and Islanders lose their plant operation jobs  which will significantly impact local communities. The mine employs another 160 fly-in employees,

Yesterday saw the LNP vote with Labor and Greens to curb Queensland coal mining and to drop support for coal-fired power.

Katters Australian Party leader Robbie Katter put forward a motion to provide Queenslanders with the cheapest electricity possible by ceasing costly renewable power mandates, subsidies and investment programs available to inefficient wind and solar generation to ensure coal and renewables competed on a level playing field.

The LNP is supporting Labor to achieve its renewable energy target of 50 per cent by 2030, a move Mr Katter says will kill power dependent industries in the state.

LNP Leader the hopeless Deb Frecklington (left) and ALP Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk like peas in a pod voting together with Greens to kill coal power 

Mr Katter said the LNP Opposition’s stance on coal was akin to former Federal Labor leader Bill Shorten.

“They tell us in North Queensland they support coal, but when it came time to nail their colours to the mast in Parliament, they squibbed it,” he said.

“They are giving preferences to the Greens in Brisbane-based seats at the upcoming election so it hardly surprises me that they have voted this way. But they can be sure the people of regional and North Queensland will remember that the LNP betrayed them when they walk into the polling booth on October 31.”

Mr Katter said coal played an important part in the economy and now and into the future, providing $3.8 billion in wages, $4.4 billion in royalties last year, accounting for 0.1 per cent of Queensland’s land mass, $52.5 billion gross regional product in 2918-19, 15 per cent of the total GDP over the whole of Queensland, and 11 per cent of employment.

“Regional Queenslanders feel like the Government has been their enemy for so many years. Go out there and try and start a coal mine or water project from scratch—it is not very easy.”

Member for Hill Shane Knuth said electricity prices continued to go up because there were zero coal-fired power plants in North Queensland.

“Collinsville was the last coal-fired power station in North Queensland, and it had five coal-powered steam turbines with a combined generation capacity of 190 megawatts of electricity,” he said.

“However, a solar power farm which was built on adjacent land in 2018 now generates only 42 megawatts of electricity. The Collinsville power station had families who lived, worked and sent their kids to school in Collinsville and the generator saved hundreds of millions of dollars in lost transmission and kept electricity prices down.”

Member for Hinchinbrook Nick Dametto said the KAP wasn’t against renewables, but wanted the State Government to put a stop to solar and wind subsidies that made regional power prices soar.

“Wind, solar and hydro projects are getting all the benefit from the subsidies for renewable energies, yet we have a project sitting in the middle of the Hinchinbrook electorate ready to go—the NQBE (the North Queensland Bio-Energy Corporation)—which has no government backing,” he said.

“They have been offered a little bit of money to go towards the development of the project—about $1 million was ear-tagged—but there is not a cent to go towards making sure that this project has longevity and the legs to get up.

“NQBE offers dispatchable power and supports the sugar cane industry but can’t get a cent. That’s because the Government’s renewable subsidies are driven by ideology and not economics.”

Calls for financial assistance to keep Lion Dairy in Australian hands

A Japanese-owned beverage giant’s plans to sell its Australian dairy and fruit juice business to a Chinese company has collapsed after failing to get the blessing of Treasurer Josh Frydenberg.

Kirin struck a deal in November to divest its Lion Dairy and Drinks subsidiary to China Mengniu Dairy. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission allowed the sale in February.

But Kirin advised on Tuesday the companies had mutually decided to abandon the deal as they had not secured federal government approval.

Atherton Tableland dairy farmers are pleased the sale of Lion’s Malanda Dairy Factory to China has fallen through. In a rare moment of nationalistic concern, the Liberal Jewish Treasurer Josh Frydenberg disapproved of the sale

In a move to keep Lion Dairy in Australian hands, Kennedy MP Bob Katter has called on the federal LNP Government to immediately provide the capital that would enable iconic Australian-owned Bega to come together with Norco to purchase Lion’s Dairy, putting the dairy industry back in Aussie hands.

Mr Katter said the LNP had a long, sour history of failing the Australian dairy industry between deregulation and then “conning” the farmers into joining the dairy co-op, Dairy Farmers, and then immediately selling to a foreign corporation.

“The dairy farmers were sold out when they were conned into joining this big corporation under the illusion it would be “farmer owned”. As soon as they joined, the blokes that ran it immediately sold it out to foreign corporation.

“The northern dairy area is maybe the biggest dairy area in Australia – the Atherton Tablelands once had 250 dairymen and now we have 50.

“And so to then see the Government sitting on the side-lines while China was buying Lion, the biggest milk processor in Australia – the country was disgusted. Every Australian was disgusted.”

Mr Katter said that every single political party apart from the LNP were now in favour of a minimum price scheme and that supporting the sale of Lion to Bega would be a small step in righting the wrong that was bestowed upon dairymen around Australia in 2001 when the industry was deregulated.

“The President of the KAP is Shane Paulger, one of Queensland’s bigger dairymen, who together with the dairy industry have been fighting for the restoration of the minimum price scheme for 20 years.

“Deregulation has been an absolute tragedy and travesty; it has been the destruction of the industry.

“Every employee in Australia enjoys an arbitration, which is a proper and reasonable income and that is very good but the governments of Australia will deprive the farmers of the same right to arbitration?

“If the honourable members for Woolworths and Coles, the ALP and the LNP, won’t give it to us, then we might start playing their game. Please God we can raise the money so Bega can buy Lion. If we do that, we will be meeting fire with fire.

“The LNP is the only political party voting against a minimum price scheme in Australia. Even the Greens and the ALP are voting for it and so all we get out of the LNP whether it is dams or minimum price scheme or Woollies and Coles is a “call for an Inquiry” – that is their idea of government.

“So I challenge the federal Government, if you are even remotely fair dinkum then provide some capital investment Bega to buy Lion. Let our Australian money work for we Australians”

Mr Katter also warned that while China had gone away, it was only temporary and that they would be back.

Queensland LNP and Labor vote together to stop northern farming

North Queensland farmers now will have to apply to a government-appointed rehabilitation commissioner to plough their paddocks or risk a heavy fine.

The Queensland Labor Party with support from the Liberal National Party enacted legislation on August 14 in State Parliament to appoint a mining rehabilitation commissioner including new requirements for farmers in the six Great Barrier Reef catchment areas.

LNP Member for Burdekin Dale Last voted with the ALP to appoint a rehabilitation commissioner

In typical communist style farmers wishing to plough their paddocks will be subject to the whim of a commissioner. who does not need to have any formal qualifications under the new legislation.

Leader of Katters Australian Party Robbie Katter who opposed the laws, said the LNP, but in particular the Member for Burdekin, Dale Last, a former senior police officer, had again betrayed farmers.

“Mr Last has been very vocal in his attacks on Labor in the past but this week proved his loyalties lie only with his party and not the people,” Mr Katter said.

“He should have shown the convictions of Colin Boyce, LNP Member for Callide, who crossed the floor and voted against his own party’s support for a new mining rehabilitation commissioner.

“Farming used to be an essential service by providing clean and green food and fibre for Australians, but the LNP has thrown the baby out with the bathwater and the population could starve for all they  care.

“The consequences of this could be dire and could hold up development for years.”

KAP Member for Hinchinbrook Nick Dametto said Mr Boyce’s courageous move in the House this week was significant.

LNP Member for Callide, Colin Boyce, crossed the floor to vote with KAP trying to stop the appointment of a rehabilitation commissioner which could halt all farming in North Queensland

“I believe Mr Boyce’s move has signalled that LNP policy no longer truly represents the values of the bush and this is why he crossed the floor,” he said.

“By voting for that legislation, the LNP and Labor have endorsed the appointing of a commissioner who will dictate not only how mining businesses operate but will also enforce last year’s amendments to the Environmental Protection Act that introduced draconian regulations on farmers in the six reef catchment areas.

“There wasn’t even a skillset specified for this person, who might very well come from a green lobby group. The LNP and Labor seem content with creating a legislative hitman answerable only to the Environment Minister and no-one else.

“They will have immense power to work against mining and agriculture in Queensland.

“The LNP continually says they back farmers and here they are voting with Labor. This was a perfect
opportunity to do the right thing and vote against Labor’s legislation that will only hurt farmers,”
he said.

“It took the crossbench to call for a division in parliament to trigger one of the LNP’s own members
to cross the floor in a strong show of support for the agricultural sector.

“Backing Queensland agriculture isn’t about creating a bunch of one-liners and wearing a green
shirt at a rally. You actually need to back words with actions.

“The KAP talks the talk and walks the walk. We have drafted a bill to repeal Labor’s destructive reef
legislation and to date the LNP have refused to say whether they will support it.”

Covid cops coming soon to a place near you

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A Kentucky couple is under house arrest after one of them tested positive for coronavirus and refused to sign self-quarantine papers.

On Saturday, Elizabeth Linscott of Hardin County got tested for COVID-19 because she was planning to go visit her parents in Michigan.

Covid cops coming soon to a place near you to fit ankle bracelets for a bacteria that has a lower fatality rate than the flu. The Queensland Marxist labor Government has substituted Health officer Jeanette Young with police union megalomaniac Ian Leavers to demonise the public

“My grandparents wanted to see me, too, so, just to make sure that you know, if I tested negative, that they would be okay, everything would be fine,” Linscott said.

After testing positive but without showing any symptoms — Elizabeth says the health department contacted her — requesting she sign documents.

“Pretty much it was I agreed to consent to. I agreed to comply to call the health department if I was to go. I was to call the health department if I was to leave my house for any reason,” she said.

Elizabeth chose to not sign.

“I had gotten a message from them, a text message that stated, because of your refusal to sign, this is going to be escalated, and law enforcement will be involved.”

On Thursday, the Hardin County Sheriff’s Dept. greeted Elizabeth’s husband, Isaiah, at their front door.

“I open up the door, and there’s like eight different people, five different cars, and I’m like what the heck’s going on? This guy’s in a suit with a mask. It’s the health department guy, and they have three papers for us. For me, her and my daughter.”

The couple was ordered to wear ankle monitors. If they travel more than 200 feet law enforcement will be notified.

“We didn’t rob a store. We didn’t steal anything. We didn’t hit and run. We didn’t do anything wrong,” Linscott said.

The couple says they never denied self-quarantining. They just didn’t agree with the wording of the documents.

“And, that’s exactly what the director of the public health department told the judge, that I was refusing to self-quarantine because of this, and I’m like that’s not the case at all. I never said that.”

Elizabeth Linscott says even without the ankle monitor she had planned to be cautious.

She says if she had needed medical care she would have let healthcare workers know she was infected with the virus.

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