Federal Member for Murray Sharman Stone urges Cabinet support for SPC Ardmona.January 30, 2014 11:20am
Providing SPC Ardmona with a ‘‘measly’’ $25
Cabinet is now meeting to discuss providing assistance to the embattled canner.
The decision could shape the company’s future in the region.
Dr Stone said the industry was a strong contributor to the region’s economy.
‘‘We are a country with magnificent climate, great soils, great orchards — for a measly $25
‘‘I just see this as a no-brainer.’’
The company is seeking $25
If successful it would contribute $150
Dr Stone warned against the loss of the industry.
‘‘You are not going to be able to kickstart our orchard industries once the bulldozers have finished their work.’’
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