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Tougher penalties for biosecurity breaches

NEW biosecurity legislation will give courts access to higher penalties that reflect the true seriousness of non-compliance with a new maximum penalty of $1.11 million.

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 New biosecurity laws will see bigger fines for breaches and non-compliance. Image courtesy Brisbane Airport.

New biosecurity laws will see bigger fines for breaches and non-compliance. Image courtesy Brisbane Airport.

The Australian Government says it is cracking down further on those who flout the biosecurity laws with legislation introduced last week. Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management,...

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A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

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Research Report: Carbon Calculators (June 2024)

Farming Ahead's June Research Report compares two carbon calculators which can be used by grain growers.

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Research Report: High Horsepower Tractors (May 2024)

Kondinin Group has rounded up some real broadacre muscle in this Research Report - looking at 447kW (600hp)-plus tractors.

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Research Report: Sheds (April 2024)

Sheds play a vital role in farming, offering shelter and protection for people, machinery, livestock and valuable inputs like chemicals and fertiliser.

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Research Report: Self-Propelled Sprayers (March 2024)

In this month’s Research Report, the Kondinin Group research team of Mark Saunders, Ben White and Josh Giumelli present the results of the latest round of self-propelled sprayer testing. The team traversed several states to round up six of the latest sprayers, which can cost upwards of $1 million each.