5-year Basin Plan report card

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Many positive results, but hard yards ahead The Murray–Darling Basin Authority's (MDBA) progress report on implementation of the Murray–Darling Basin Plan shows the Basin Plan is working, but there is still much more we need to do. MDBA Chief Executive, Phillip Glyde, says the 2017 Basin … [Read more...]

Inland Rail Committee to meet in Qld

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Four Inland Rail Community Consultative Committees will meet for the first time in Queensland, following a commitment by the Government and the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC). Following a nomination process, and consultation with the local Members of Parliament and community leaders, … [Read more...]

New Ministers urged to visit the Farm

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AgForce is extending an invitation to Palaszczuk Government Ministers to visit farms in regional Queensland to gain a better understanding of the importance of agriculture and how their decisions influence the lives and livelihoods of the state's primary producers. The invitation comes after the … [Read more...]

Basin Plan Deserves Support

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Cotton Australia has called for ongoing, bipartisan support for the implementation of the Murray Darling Basin Plan. The call follows the announcement by Assistant Minister for Agriculture & Water Resources, Senator Anne Ruston, of a six-point Implementation Agenda in order to complete the … [Read more...]

Water Politicking Worries QFF

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The Queensland Farmers Federation are expressing alarm at recent senate actions by the Green Party and it says two recent senate moves are nothing short of misguided and dangerous. Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) President Stuart Armitage says the Greens’ call for the Australian Government … [Read more...]

Extreme Greens Election Eve Stunt Falls Flat

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The Federal Government's confirmation today a Far North Queensland farming family is not under investigation for illegal tree clearing has exposed the Wilderness Society's claims as nothing more than a baseless election eve stunt. And AgForce is angry with the lies told by the green … [Read more...]

More Clusters on The Way

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Over four million hectares of the South west will be protected by cluster fencing as six new clusters are rolled out. In what is described as the third phase of the South West’s NRM Collaborative Management Program, six new clusters including 16 landholders across 24 properties, will be … [Read more...]