State Moves Towards More Ag Negotiation

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While some locals are describing it as ‘shutting the gate after the horse has bolted” the Queensland Farmers Federation has welcomed the Queensland Government move to form a new Ministerial Advisory Council for the Agriculture industry. AgMac, as it will be known, has been established today with … [Read more...]

FutureBeef Renewal

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FutureBeef-A partnership between the Queensland, Northern Territory and Western Australian governments and MLA has received an extension to its funding for the next three years. Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner has welcomed the $2.38 million three-year … [Read more...]

News for Farmers Tipped for This Week

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The Federal Government has found some added support for struggling farmers in the wake of the recent listening Tour - An extra $30 million worth over the next four years, and it’s likely to be announced early this week. After touring drought-stricken areas in Queensland and NSW, Prime Minister … [Read more...]

Thinking Beyond A Crisis

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State Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington is urging the Palaszczuk government to reverse the trend of previous Labor Governments and prioritise support for the bush in next week’s State Budget. Ms Frecklington says the agricultural industry was hugely important for the state. “We need to … [Read more...]

AgForce outlines State Budget wish list

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An investment in road and rail infrastructure to help reduce the cost of transporting farm produce from paddock to plate, additional assistance for drought-affected communities and the continued roll-out of wild dog exclusion fencing top AgForce's wish list for next week's State Budget. AgForce … [Read more...]