PC report strengthens bid to scrap backpacker tax

PC report strengthens bid to scrap backpacker tax

THE PRODUCTIVITY Commission's report on migrant intake into Australia has supported calls from the farming...

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14 SEPTEMBER 2016
Farmers back damning report into overregulation

Farmers back damning report into overregulation

FARMERS have backed a report from the Productivity Commission slamming the overregulation of the agriculture...

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25 JULY 2016
QFF slams natural disaster funding recommendations

QFF slams natural disaster funding recommendations

THE PRODUCTIVITY Commission's draft report into natural disaster funding is flawed and could expose Queensland...

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01 OCTOBER 2014
NSW approach to weeds has got farmers smiling

NSW approach to weeds has got farmers smiling

NEW South Wales Farmers have welcomed the NSW government's response to implement changes to the way weeds...

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08 SEPTEMBER 2014
Wage increase may lead to farmer squeeze

Wage increase may lead to farmer squeeze

THE Fair Work Commission's decision to increase minimum wages by 3% is set to hurt farmers in drought-stricken...

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06 JUNE 2014
National panic follows brutal National Commission of Audit report findings

National panic follows brutal National Commission of Audit report findings

A WAVE of controversial National Commission of Audit recommendations to slash government spending triggered...

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02 MAY 2014
Fears for water authority going down the drain

Fears for water authority going down the drain

THE National Farmers' Federation is calling for the Australian government to continue supporting the...

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30 APRIL 2014
NSW weeds report open to public

NSW weeds report open to public

WHILE weeds continue to impact agriculture around Australia, the New South Wales Natural Resource Commission...

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26 FEBRUARY 2014
Comment sought on pricing for heavy vehicles

Comment sought on pricing for heavy vehicles

PRIMARY producer registrations of heavy-vehicle owners in Victoria must be maintained, according to the...

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24 JANUARY 2014