Eradication Program Rounds Up Weeds

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Biosecurity Queensland’s war on weeds has chalked up a significant victory with 21 species of high-risk weeds having been eradicated from around the state. Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner says Biosecurity Queensland officers, working in close partnership … [Read more...]

More Support for Farmers in Drought

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The Federal Government is launching a newly created Farm Liaison Officer role based in Longreach to assist farmers, business and communities to better connect with existing drought support measures available. Minister for Agriculture David Littleproud says The Farm Liaison Officer work with … [Read more...]

Federal Labor Land Laws Loom

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As Queensland farmers continue to deal with the State Labor’s vegetation management laws, AgForce is turning additional attention to planned Federal Labor plans. AgForce CEO Michael Guerin has spoken with South East Queensland farmers at the weekend and the organisation has manned booths in the … [Read more...]

MDBA 2018-2019 Priorities


Maintaining the Murray–Darling Basin's rivers and wetlands through dry conditions will be a main priority for watering in 2018-19. Murray–Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) Acting General Manager Science and Evaluation, Dr Matt Coleman, says water managers will aim to bank the progress made in … [Read more...]

MDBA Sets Out the Work


The Murray–Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) has published the Murray–Darling Basin Compliance Compact, which sets out an agreed workplan for governments and the MDBA. The Ministerial Council agreed at its December 2017 meeting to develop a Compliance Compact as one of the key recommendations from … [Read more...]

Queensland Commits


Queensland today joined with other Murray Darling Basin states and the Australian Government in committing to the Murray-Darling Basin Compliance Compact to ensure the future of Queensland water users who rely on it to manage their farming operations. Through this agreement, Queensland will now … [Read more...]