State Moves Towards More Ag Negotiation

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While some locals are describing it as ‘shutting the gate after the horse has bolted” the Queensland Farmers Federation has welcomed the Queensland Government move to form a new Ministerial Advisory Council for the Agriculture industry. AgMac, as it will be known, has been established today with … [Read more...]

FutureBeef Renewal

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FutureBeef - A partnership between the Queensland, Northern Territory and Western Australian governments and MLA has received an extension to its funding for the next three years. Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner has welcomed the $2.38 million three-year … [Read more...]

News for Farmers Tipped for This Week

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The Federal Government has found some added support for struggling farmers in the wake of the recent listening Tour - An extra $30 million worth over the next four years, and it’s likely to be announced early this week. After touring drought-stricken areas in Queensland and NSW, Prime Minister … [Read more...]

Queensland Commits

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Queensland today joined with other Murray Darling Basin states and the Australian Government in committing to the Murray-Darling Basin Compliance Compact to ensure the future of Queensland water users who rely on it to manage their farming operations. Through this agreement, Queensland will now … [Read more...]

Local Contractor Supports Local Jobs

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With works underway on Stage 1 of the Roma Saleyards Improvement Plan, local contractor Brett Pollock Constructions Pty Ltd is determined to keep it local. Considering the positive impact on Roma and therefore the wider Maranoa community, owner Brett Pollock says he speaks for the workforce … [Read more...]

Graingrowers Call for Grower Directors

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National grain farmer representative body, Grain Growers Ltd, is seeking nominations for two Northern Region Board Directors. GrainGrowers’ Northern Region includes northern NSW, Queensland and the Northern Territory. GrainGrowers Chairman John Eastburn says Director nominees must be … [Read more...]