CROCODILE, kangaroo and emu are back on the menu at the Australian Tourism Exchange in Cairns after backflip

Social-climber/councilman Gavin King a counter Moonbat? Don’t hold your breath; even  a broken clock is right twice a day.

Tourism and Events Queensland backflips on decision to ban on native meats at the Australian Tourism Exchange in Cairns

Tourism and Events Queensland has reversed its ban after last minute intervention by Cairns MP Gavin King.

As The Cairns Post revealed Wednesday, the tender documents stated that no kangaroo, crocodile, emu or any native Australian meat or animal product could be used at a VIP function for 1700 people at ATE May 17.

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However, the menu “must include local seafood”.

When asked why native meats were not permitted, TEQ’s corporate affairs group executive Megan Saunders said that, while TEQ “encouraged local produce to be used, the menu for this event also needs to reflect the broad tastes and requirements of the diet and cultural sensitivities of international delegates attending this event”.

Mr King said the “diet and cultural sensitivities” element of the document referred to issues such as halal…..

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