Farmers Federation should “wear little dresses”: Katter

Australia Party leader Bob Katter says miners are "walking over the top" of rural communities and the National Farmers' Federation should do more to fight the industry.

According to the Weekly Times Katter accused the NFF of being the "cheerleaders" of pro-mining groups.

"They should wear little dresses and have pom poms in their hands," he said.

"Mining is just doing what they please, walking over the top of us and there's not been a single shot fired."

Lock the Gate president Drew Hutton also told the Weekly Times the NFF had been "no-where near hard enough" on the expansion of the coal seam gas industry.

The NFF recently took part in leading around 4,000 people in a Sydney protest against mining and coal seam gas development.

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