Parliamentary Friends of Soil
The Parliamentary Friends of Soil group met this week to celebrate World Soil Day and the importance of Australia's soil health. Passionate farmers, scientists and industry leaders were joined by parliamentarians including the co-chairs of the group, Deputy Prime Minister the Hon Michael McCormack MP and the Hon Linda Burney MP. The Parliamentary Friends of Soil group was established this year through collaboration with Soil CRC, Soil Science Australia, Soils For Life and the National Soils Advocate, the Hon Penelope Wensley, who addressed the meeting. The Minister for Agriculture the Hon David Littleproud also spoke.