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
$75,000 grants available to fire-affected farmers

$75,000 grants available to fire-affected farmers

The Federal Government has announced more funding for bushfire aid.

Farm office

15 JANUARY 2020
Bushfire Agency established to help recovery

Bushfire Agency established to help recovery

Recovery efforts stepped up for bushfire crisis.

Farm office

08 JANUARY 2020