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Barnaby’s backflip a perfect ten on foreign investment

Australian Greens Leader Senator Christine Milne says the hypocrisy of new Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce on foreign investment has already been exposed, after his miraculous change of heart on the buy up of more than 5,500 square kilometres of cattle station in northern Australia by Indonesian agribusiness.

"I never thought of Barnaby Joyce as a gymnast, but this stunning backflip has sold out his constituents with a perfect ten," Senator Milne said.

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Old parties flip-flopping on foreign ownership: too little, too late

"Kevin Rudd's awakening on foreign ownership of agricultural land, just hours after his agriculture minister announced no change to the current lax regime, should fool no-one," Australian Greens Leader Senator Christine Milne said.

"Mr Rudd might be ‘anxious' about foreign ownership of agricultural land, but the fact remains that his government has done nothing about it.

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