Time to Stand Up to Nonsense

ag laws

Despite the claims made by the Natural Resources Minister, the new vegetation management laws being slammed through parliament are not the same laws rejected by the Queensland Parliament in 2016 re-introduced again. AgForce General President Grant Maudsley says they are far worse and go much … [Read more...]

One Solar Bitten – Twice Shy

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Like Lightning - Solar Farms on prime agricultural land won’t be able to strike twice in the Central Highlands with the Regional Council giving the land devouring power source the flick. Mayor Kerry Hayes says the region has one such farm approved and that he says is being set to be established … [Read more...]

Long Paddock Revamp

The long paddock

Queensland farmers will have better access to climate data to help them make decisions about their properties, following updates to the Long Paddock website. Minister for Agricultural Industry Development Mark Furner says the upgrades are all about aiming to improve drought preparedness and … [Read more...]

Funding Local Environmental Projects

Landcare volunteers

Community and landcare groups are being asked to step up and apply for the latest round of funding grants now available for restoration of local environments through local projects. Applications are now open for groups to share in the $5 million worth of grants, available under the National … [Read more...]

Both Brain Barrels for Flying Foxes

flying foxes

Charters Towers Regional Council and the State Government are loading up the brains armoury in an effort to solve the bat invasion issue. Charters Towers Regional Council is establishing a Flying Fox Advisory Group to investigate future strategies to avoid Flying Fox Invasions into Our Towns … [Read more...]