Farmers Anger Bubbles Up


Queensland farmers are angry, bitterly disappointed and have "hit the end of their rope" according to AgForce General President Grant Maudsley who says the Parliamentary committee recommendation to proceed with flawed vegetation management laws is a disgrace. Mr Maudsley says the … [Read more...]

Farmers Ignored


The Parliamentary Committee established to review the State Government’s new vegetation management laws has given them the green light, despite massive opposition to the changes. In a 147-page report tabled the State Development, Natural Resources and Agricultural Industry Development Committee … [Read more...]

Time Running Out

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Member for Warrego Ann Leahy is hoping for a last-minute rush of signatures to her parliamentary petition against the introduction of more restrictive vegetation management laws and regulations. Ms Leahy says there’s already been a huge response, but time is now of the essence. “As at Monday … [Read more...]

Water plans on the table


South-west and border rural communities and producers have an opportunity next month to shape their future local water plans – including new trading opportunities and better water monitoring. Revised draft plans for the Border Rivers, Moonie, and Condamine and Balonne catchments are now … [Read more...]

Call for Wider Approach to Fence Funding

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RAPAD chairman, Rob Chandler is seeking Government support for the inclusion of linkages between existing fencing to be accessible to funding. With current funding exclusion fence funding guidelines applies only to group projects that enclose an area. Councillor Chandler says there’s now a … [Read more...]