Farmers call for analysis on Murray-Darling Basin impact

Farmers call for analysis on Murray-Darling Basin impact

PEAK farming bodies including the National Farmers' Federation and Cotton Australia have called for the...

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29 AUGUST 2016
Government backs farmers in wake of plummeting dairy prices

Government backs farmers in wake of plummeting dairy prices

THE government has come out supporting Australia's dairy farmers in the wake of the controversial Four...

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17 AUGUST 2016
ASIC brings charges against Murray Bridge grain trader

ASIC brings charges against Murray Bridge grain trader

MURRAY Bridge grain trader, Brenton Strauss, has appeared in the Murray Bridge Magistrates' Court on...

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27 JULY 2016
Cautious welcome of Coles dairy fund

Cautious welcome of Coles dairy fund

AMID THE latest crisis to hit the dairy industry, farming groups have cautiously welcomed a move by Coles...

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18 MAY 2016
Full steam ahead for Murray Basin rail and road upgrades

Full steam ahead for Murray Basin rail and road upgrades

THE federal government has committed $220 million towards upgrading Victoria's Murray Basin rail freight...

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11 APRIL 2016
Algal bloom hurts farmers in Victoria

Algal bloom hurts farmers in Victoria

FARMERS in Victoria continue to be impacted by a massive blue-green algal bloom along the River Murray...

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09 MARCH 2016
$53m available for Qld water infrastructure upgrades

$53m available for Qld water infrastructure upgrades

QUEENSLAND irrigators are being urged to apply for a share in up to $53 million in funding to upgrade...

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13 JANUARY 2016
Farmers buoyed by Water Act response

Farmers buoyed by Water Act response

FARMERS in Victoria have praised the Federal Government's response to the Independent Review of the Water...

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07 DECEMBER 2015
Irrigators urged to have their say on new program

Irrigators urged to have their say on new program

THE AUSTRALIAN government is calling on irrigators, industry and potential delivery agencies to have...

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04 NOVEMBER 2015
QFF names third CEO in six months

QFF names third CEO in six months

THE QUEENSLAND Farmers Federation has named a its third CEO in six months, after it appointed a new interim...

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14 OCTOBER 2015
Re-jigged ag portfolio sparks mixed reaction

Re-jigged ag portfolio sparks mixed reaction

PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull's decision to merge the Water portfolio into Agriculture has been welcomed...

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21 SEPTEMBER 2015
Basin plan gets go-ahead

Basin plan gets go-ahead

THE AGRICULTURE industry has welcomed the highly-anticipated passage of the Water Amendment Bill, which...

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14 SEPTEMBER 2015