Review Welcomed

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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...]

CCA & SCA – Biosecurity Workshops

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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...]

More Funding for Farm Loans

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The Queensland Government’s First Start and Sustainability Loans are now open for application again, with more funding and lower interest rates. $120 million is being made available under the programs for 2017-18. Administered by the Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority (QRIDA), … [Read more...]

Water Release on the Way

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Thousands of megalitres of water will be made available from next month with Natural Resources and Mines Minister Anthony Lynham announcing that 92,500 megalitres of water would be made available from late August in the Flinders and Gilbert River catchments. The Minister says this release will be … [Read more...]