Women in Agriculture

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Australian Women in Agriculture (AWiA) are holding their national conference in September and are reminding women that registrations are now open. “SECURING AUSTRALIAN AGRICULTURE – Sustaining families, farming and our future” is the theme for this year’s Conference which will be held in … [Read more...]

Review Welcomed


The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has welcomed the announcement by Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Anthony Lynham, that the Queensland Government will conduct an independent review into rural water metering. QFF President Stuart Armitage says that it was important for the … [Read more...]

Qld Launches Water Metering Review

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On the day that he announces his backing for an independent public inquiry to address serious allegations of water misappropriation in New South Wales, Natural Resources and Mines Minister Anthony Lynham has started a water usage investigation of a different type - An independent review into rural … [Read more...]

A New Gateway to Small Grants

Rural & Regional Renewal

The Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal is now inviting applications from community groups across rural, regional and remote Australia to its flagship Small Grants for Rural Communities program. There is $380,000 available in grants of up to $5,000 to enable local non-profit groups to … [Read more...]

Grains Dinner to celebrate Innovation

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The who's who of the grains industry will gather in Goondiwindi for a gala dinner and awards night to celebrate the sector's successes and showcase innovation in agriculture.   AgForce Grains President Wayne Newton says the grains industry's 'night of nights' - the Queensland Grains Gala … [Read more...]

CCA & SCA – Biosecurity Workshops


From 1 October 2017, sheep, goat and cattle producers will need to complete a Farm Biosecurity Plan (FBP) to maintain or obtain accreditation under the Livestock Production Assurance program (LPA) and workshops to assist in plan preparation are on the way. The series of workshops will be rolled … [Read more...]