Eradication Program Rounds Up Weeds

weed eradication

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...]

Grants Open in NAIDOC Week

looking after country

During 2018 NAIDOC Week celebrations, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander groups throughout Queensland are being encouraged to apply for a share of $500,000 in State funding. Environment Minister Leeanne Enoch has opened applications for the 2018-19 Looking after Country Grants Program – the … [Read more...]

Federal Labor Land Laws Loom

Red tape

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...]

Have Your Say on Old Mine Sites

Old mine site

The State Government has released its Abandoned Mines Discussion Paper today and they’re asking for feedback from communities on how to manage old mine sites. Mines Minister Anthony Lynham says Queensland has a rich mining history, but with that comes a legacy of old mine sites which need … [Read more...]