Boost to farm starter program

Boost to farm starter program

The Federal Government has boosted a farm loan starter program.

Farm office

08 JANUARY 2021
National Farm Workers' Code not fully supported

National Farm Workers' Code not fully supported

A few Australian states will not be part of a National Workers' Code for the time being.

Harvesting

07 SEPTEMBER 2020
ACCC inquiry to look at retailer treatment of farmers

ACCC inquiry to look at retailer treatment of farmers

An ACCC inquiry will look into farmer treatment from the food supply chain.

Farm office

28 AUGUST 2020
Bright future for regional universities

Bright future for regional universities

Cheaper uni fees on offer for agricultural and science students.

Farm office

24 JUNE 2020
Tax write off extended

Tax write off extended

Instant tax write offs for assets including machinery are now available for another six months.

Farm equipment

10 JUNE 2020
China bans beef from four Australian abattoirs

China bans beef from four Australian abattoirs

Trade between Australia and China is unsettled.

Beef

13 MAY 2020
Tax breaks part of stimulus package

Tax breaks part of stimulus package

Tax breaks for business are part of recently-announced packages from the Government.

Farm office

02 APRIL 2020
$110 million export freight boost announced

$110 million export freight boost announced

The government has announced assistance for high-value exports of agriculture and fishery products.

Farm office

01 APRIL 2020
Government declares food production 'essential'

Government declares food production 'essential'

Food production will not be halted by the coronavirus.

Farm office

27 MARCH 2020
Coronavirus spread forces border checks

Coronavirus spread forces border checks

Tougher restrictions, including on interstate travel are in place due to coronavirus spread.

Farm office

25 MARCH 2020
Virus spread leads to unseen measures

Virus spread leads to unseen measures

Some businesses have been forced to close due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Farm office

23 MARCH 2020
Agriculture Minister resigns following sports funding controversy

Agriculture Minister resigns following sports funding controversy

Agriculture Minister Bridget McKenzie has resigned amid a sports funding scandal.

Farm office

03 FEBRUARY 2020