Locals Encouraged to Nominate

QTA nominations closing soon

Time is running out to nominate for the 2017 Queensland Training Awards, with the closing date of March 31 fast approaching. Training and Skills Minister Yvette D’Ath is urging locals to enter for a chance to be recognized for their contribution to the state's vocational education and … [Read more...]

Business Owners Beware

Scam alert

Police are warning of a scam e-mail doing the rounds. The pictured email is targeting Australian businesses and is in circulation around the region per Police. While it presents with an apparently authentic ASIC (Australian Securities and Investments Commission) logo and the Australian … [Read more...]

Date Claimer…

wire program

The next WiRE (Women in Rural, Regional and Remote Enterprises) Regional Innovation Pop-up in ROMA, gets underway next Tuesday. It’s one not to be missed with facilitator, Retha Wiesner covering topics such as: • Professor in Management and Entrepreneurial Behaviour, USQ • Program Director … [Read more...]

A Region of Opportunity

"MV Limousin Express" livestock transport ship - Eastern Wharf, Port of Darwin, Northern Territory AUSTRALIA

With this week’s annual ABARES Outlook 2017 conference confirming our booming agricultural success, moves to strengthen Australia’s agricultural trade relationship with Indonesia have been welcomed by Federal Member for Maranoa, David Littleproud. Mr Littleproud says the numbers speak … [Read more...]

Check New Valuations

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AgForce is urging rural landholders to check that new land valuations released today are correct to ensure they don't end up paying more in council rates and leasehold rent than they should. AgForce rural property valuer John Moore says the Department of Natural Resources and Mines has today … [Read more...]

‘Best and Brightest’ Sought

Food production

AgForce is seeking innovative, bright thinkers to help drive key policies to take agriculture and rural Queensland forward. AgForce General President Grant Maudsley says nominations for AgForce policy committees were now open for members who wanted to contribute to the policy development process … [Read more...]