Farmers’ Fury Builds

Palaszczuk Government

Queensland farmers' fury is building over the impact harsh new vegetation management laws will have on food production and the "rushed and ridiculous" way the proposed laws are being rammed through. AgForce General President Grant Maudsley says the public hearing schedule for the Parliamentary … [Read more...]

Engaging the Regions with MDBA


The Murray–Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) is reinforcing its commitment to work with Basin communities by making the Regional Engagement Officer network a permanent feature. MDBA Chief Executive, Phillip Glyde, says the pilot program, which had employed six officers across the Basin, had been … [Read more...]

Qld Opens Land for Gas

Central Petroleum

Two local producers have won the latest domestic supply only tender for more gas to feed the Australian Market. Two junior producers - Central Petroleum and Armour Energy - will start exploring for more gas to develop on a total of almost another 400 ha just north of the townships of Miles and … [Read more...]

Science Not Politics the Key

regowth vegetation

AgForce is calling on the State Government to give its scientists the resources they need to examine how much vegetation is growing in Queensland not just how much is being cleared. AgForce General President Grant Maudsley says current methods being used by government only tell a small piece of … [Read more...]

Dodgy Science at Play Again


The Murray–Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) says it stands by its rigorous and independent assessment of downstream impacts undertaken during the Northern Basin Review after criticism this week from Opposition Leader Bill Shorten and The Australia Institute. MDBA claims the scenarios referred to by … [Read more...]