Eligibility for Upskilling

Farm Business Management

The Rural Jobs and Skills Alliance (RJSA), facilitated by Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF), has been successful in lobbying the State Government to change the eligibility criteria for farm employees wanting to upskill through the Farm Business Management course. The decision by the … [Read more...]

More Funding for Farm Loans

farm loans

The Queensland Government’s First Start and Sustainability Loans are now open for application again, with more funding and lower interest rates. $120 million is being made available under the programs for 2017-18. Administered by the Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority (QRIDA), … [Read more...]

Your Chance to Buy In

Queensland’s Gasfields

Commerce Roma President, Mitch Greig will be one of the attendees at this weeks’ GasFields Forum and the organization is seeking members who have any issues or concerns that they would like raised, to let them know by close of business Wednesday. The Forum is being held Thursday and is the result … [Read more...]

“Considered Approach” Needed

meat-processing

The Sheep Meat Council of Australia and the Cattle Council of Australia is calling on the Federal Government for a more considered approach to its proposal to abolish the 457-visa program to mitigate the potentially detrimental flow-on effects to Australia’s red meat industry. Cattle Council of … [Read more...]