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Wednesday, 18 October 2017
Page: 7818


Senator RICE (Victoria) (10:21): The definition of 'farm business loan' is extremely broad, and, going back to my previous point, the ministers, without parliamentary oversight—without even cabinet oversight—could decide to create a whole new type of farm business loan that is particularly suited to a particular farming type in an area of a marginal seat that happens to be beneficial for those ministers or for that particular party.