Crop cover plan for farmers

Farmers would be asked to take out income protection insurance under a Federal Government proposal to prevent taxpayers being exposed to massive payouts in times of natural disaster.

The West Australian can reveal that encouraging multi-peril crop insurance will be one of the key recommendations in the Government’s much-delayed White Paper on agriculture, due to be released in the next fortnight.

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Publication: The West Australian
Date: 24 March 2015

By Andrew Probyn