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Cyclone-hit banana farmers say they requested wage subsidies in March, contrary to Mark Furner’s comments

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A disaster-hit grower who hosted Agriculture Minister Mark Furner on his flattened banana farm says the MP’s claims he was unaware of requests for wage subsidies are wrong.

Speaking at a strawberry farm near the Sunshine Coast on Wednesday, Mr Furner told the Country Hour he had not heard the call for wage subsidies from growers.

“I haven’t heard that from the Australian Banana Growers’ Association, but [I am] willing to have…



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