Hay – It’s all Action Across the West

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There’s arrivals from Aussie Helpers in Barcaldine and Blackall this week and down the road a convoy of 155 prime movers and 200 trailers from the Burrumbuttock Hay Runners will arrive today in Cunnamulla bringing relief to drought affected farmers. On board is a cargo of hay, bound for 160 … [Read more...]

Next steps for Cattle Council

CEO Margo Andrae

As doubts spring forth around the country with last week’s changes to the structure of the Cattle Council of Australia, CEO Margo Andrae is reminding everyone there’s avenues open to them. “For those out there who still have doubts – we are saying to you, there will be avenues for your voice … [Read more...]

Queensland Farm Debt Restructure Office Opens

The Farm Debt Restructure Office, a dedicated office to assist Queensland primary producers experiencing financial distress and offer access free expert financial analysis and advice is up and running. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says the move is aiming to tackle the issue of rural debt by … [Read more...]

Help Sought – War on Wild Dogs

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AgForce is seeking two new Wild Dog Co-ordinators to work with councils, landholders and local communities to help reduce the impact of wild dogs on livestock in central and south-west Queensland. AgForce Sheep and Wool Policy Director Michael Allpass says the roll-out of exclusion fencing was … [Read more...]

Renewed strong support for Cattle Council

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State farmer organisations have this week united to throw their support behind the enhancement of Cattle Council of Australia’s directly elected model. The state farmer organisations met in Sydney this week with Cattle Council executives to review the Council’s restructure priorities including … [Read more...]