House debates

Wednesday, 16 September 2009

Personal Explanations

3:56 pm

Photo of Warren TrussWarren Truss (Wide Bay, National Party, Leader of the Nationals) Share this | Hansard source

An article today by ABC Rural online about the decision to allow Filipino bananas into the country states:

Mr Burke says it was the National Party, and Warren Truss as the then Agriculture Minister, that initiated the process in 2000.

I have read the transcript and, frankly, I cannot see any reference that Mr Burke made such a statement. He would not make such a statement because he knows that it is false. The decision to open the door to Filipino bananas was made during the term of the current government not the previous government.


Lloyd Stephen
Posted on 17 Sep 2009 4:00 pm (Report this comment)

I read this article that, like, said i did something, but really, i didnt do it. Umm, thats all.

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