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Queensland Canegrowers Chair Paul Schembri calling out the state government on new bill

The Environmental Protection (Great Barrier Reef Protection Measures) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill has been introduced to State Parliament.

Minister Enoch says the Reef is facing two major challenges, climate change and water quality and that water quality is something the State can tackle right now.

Queensland Farmers Federation say the laws will introduce greater regulatory burdens on Queensland's farmers while not guaranteeing any benefits to the Great Barrier Reef.

I spoke to Queensland Canegrowers Chair Paul Scembri on 4MK

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Paul Scembri believes there is a political reason.

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