Forget Abbott’s wishful thinking, climate change is here

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
Updated October 17 2017 - 12:52am, first published October 16 2017 - 6:30pm
Aussie farmers have already felt the brunt of climate change.

TONY Abbott was proud of his strong interest in rural Australia during his time as Prime Minister and it can be said it was more than mere rhetoric with his record of visiting and engaging with rural and regional areas arguably superior than anybody in recent history.

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Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.

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