Service to Grains Industry Awards

Two men have been described as ‘Titans of the grain industry’ as they have been awarded the prestigious AgForce Service to Grains Industry award. Agronomist Paul McIntosh and Plant Pathologist Greg Platz received the Award at the Queensland Grains Gala Dinner in Toowoomba. AgForce Grains … [Read more...]

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Aboriginal Waterways Assessments Completed

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Two Aboriginal Waterways Assessments (AWAs) have now been completed in Queensland as part of an initiative to increase Traditional Owners’ participation in water planning and management in the Queensland Murray-Darling Basin. Minister for Environment Leeanne Enoch says these waterways … [Read more...]

Scam alert – “Anti-Hacking Unit” Scam

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The Police Financial and Cyber Crime Group are warning the public of a recent scam involving a caller claiming to be from the Telstra “Anti-Hacking Unit”. The scammer, claiming to be an employee of the “Anti-Hacking Unit”, calls on an Australian number that generally appears to originate from … [Read more...]

Tenders Open for School Energy Program

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Solar panels will start to be installed on Queensland state schools over the summer holidays, with tenders now open for the Government’s $97 million Advancing Clean Energy Schools program. The 3-year program targets more than 800 Queensland state schools. The program includes $40 million for … [Read more...]

Farmers & Affordable Electricity

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Food and fibre producers in Queensland and New South Wales are encouraged to share their experiences around securing affordable electricity. A study looking into options to provide better access to more affordable energy for those on the land is being conducted by Cotton Australia, NSW … [Read more...]

Cheers for Chair

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Thanks to community support, Wallumbilla Community Clinic has acquired a new remote-controlled examination chair to help in the management of patients who are elderly or mobility impaired. The new $7,500 piece of equipment was made possible thanks to the support and fundraising efforts of the … [Read more...]

New Service Helps Victims

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Sexual assault victims can access free legal help to protect their private counselling sessions from becoming public in court proceedings, after Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath today officially launched “Counselling Notes Protect”. The service is run by Legal Aid … [Read more...]

New Faces for MDBA

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The Murray–Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) today announced 12 new members of the key community advisory body which helps guide the Basin's management and implementation of the Murray–Darling Basin Plan. The new members will serve for three years, and will join four existing members Karen Hutchinson, … [Read more...]

Jim-Jams Go Down Town

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Don’t be surprised if this Friday you spot someone at work in their PJ’s or kids at school all “Jim Jammed up” …There’s a reason…You see it’s National Pyjama Day...in support of the Pyjama Foundation. That’s an organisation that does incredible work helping vulnerable children learn to love … [Read more...]