Peak body rejoices over ag-specific visa announcement

Peak body rejoices over ag-specific visa announcement

A new Ag Visa may provide hope for labour supplies for this season's grain harvest.

Agronomy

23 AUGUST 2021
Container treatments to keep us Khapra beetle free

Container treatments to keep us Khapra beetle free

The Federal Government has increased biosecurity measures for khapra beetle.

Agronomy

23 JULY 2021
Flood assistance expanded

Flood assistance expanded

Flood assistance is being rolled out by the NSW and Federal governments.

Farm office

31 MARCH 2021
Government commits $13 million to pest and weed control

Government commits $13 million to pest and weed control

A range of projects will look at better control of some of Australia's worst animal and weed pests.

Agronomy

17 FEBRUARY 2021
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