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Good News For Irrigators

Good News For Irrigators

The recent storms in the South Burnett have eased pressure for Boondooma Dam irrigators, with water levels taking a sharp rise on Saturday.

LNP Calls For Milk Royal Commission

LNP Calls For Milk Royal Commission

The LNP’s attack on major supermarkets has been ramped up with Shadow Agriculture Minister Tony Perrett suggesting it was time for the “bastards to pay”.

Mondure Man Charged With Rape

Mondure Man Charged With Rape

Detectives have arrested and charged a 48-year-old Mondure man after an investigation into the alleged sexual assault of a female backpacker.

BlazeAid Hits The Ground Running

BlazeAid Hits The Ground Running

BlazeAid volunteers have hit the ground running, beginning work on storm-affected farms in the Coolabunia area on Wednesday.

Planning Starts At BlazeAid Camp

Planning Starts At BlazeAid Camp

Representatives from a string of South Burnett community groups gathered on Tuesday afternoon to discuss how to support the BlazeAid camp which is being set up in Kingaroy in the wake of last Thursday’s destructive storms.

Red Tape Slashed For Farm Allowance

Red Tape Slashed For Farm Allowance

An information session to encourage local farming families to find out more about the Farm Household Allowance will be held on Saturday morning (October 20) from 10:00am to noon at the Centrelink office in Kingaroy

Wondai Seed Plant Sold

Wondai Seed Plant Sold

JKI International has taken over the Wondai seed plant formerly operated by the Blue Ribbon Group.

Young Artists Share Safety Messages

Young Artists Share Safety Messages

South Burnett young artists have taken out three prizes in the State Government’s annual Farm Safety Calendar.

BlazeAid’s On The Way!

BlazeAid’s On The Way!

BlazeAid volunteers will be heading to the South Burnett this week to help local farmers clean up after Thursday’s storms.

Ag Minister Urges Supermarket Boycott

Ag Minister Urges Supermarket Boycott

Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has told supermarket chain Aldi to “take a running jump” and has suggested shoppers avoid Coles and Woolworths supermarkets altogether.

$2m Storm Loss At Orchard

$2m Storm Loss At Orchard

Kumbia stonefruit growers Teresa and Lindsay Francis are the face of Thursday’s wild storms in the South Burnett … losing more than $2 million worth of crops in the matter of just a few minutes.

Storm Damages Saleyards

Storm Damages Saleyards

The Coolabunia Saleyards have been closed to the public in the wake of Thursday’s wild storm.

Saboteur Causes $1m Crop Damage

Saboteur Causes $1m Crop Damage

Detectives are investigating the deliberate sabotage of a Lockyer Valley crop which could have cost the owners more than $1 million in losses.

Fun Night To Support Local Farmers

Fun Night To Support Local Farmers

Fancy a night of great comedy? As well as enjoying some belly laughs, patrons at a special night out being organised in Kingaroy next month will also go home knowing they’ve helped out South Burnett farmers.

AgForce Tips Bright Future

AgForce Tips Bright Future

AgForce Queensland has organised a special forum to help primary producers understand changes in agriculture and how to ensure their businesses remain productive, profitable and sustainable.

Solar Farm Guidelines Unveiled

Solar Farm Guidelines Unveiled

The State Government has released new guidelines for local councils to take into consideration when assessing applications for solar farms.

Drought Committee Sacking ‘A Disgrace’

Drought Committee Sacking ‘A Disgrace’

Shadow Agriculture Minister Tony Perrett has slammed the shock sacking of a Local Drought Committee by the State Government.
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AHA Focus On Farm Diseases

AHA Focus On Farm Diseases

Animal Health Australia (AHA) will be working to raise awareness next week about the real risks posed to farmers and rural workers by “zoonotic” diseases, ie. diseases passed from animals to humans.

Boost In Drought Aid

Boost In Drought Aid

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced a boost in drought assistance from the Queensland Drought Appeal.

Locals Honoured At Conference

Locals Honoured At Conference

South Burnett councillor Ros Heit was named winner of the 2018 Leadership Award at the recent Queensland Regional and Remote Women’s Network (QRRRWN) Conference held in Kingaroy.

Producers Urged To Have A Say

Producers Urged To Have A Say

Farmers are being urged to have their say about the effectiveness of Queensland drought support measures by completing an AgForce survey as well as taking part in an independent State Government review.

QFF Says ‘Be Ready For Waste Levy’

QFF Says ‘Be Ready For Waste Levy’

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation is urging farmers and rural communities to get ready for Queensland’s new Waste Levy.

Drought Levy ‘A Good Start’: QDO

Drought Levy ‘A Good Start’: QDO

The Queensland Dairyfarmers Organisation says a decision by Woolworths and Coles to back the 10 cent “Drought Levy” on milk is a good start.

Aust Post Joins Drought Campaign

Aust Post Joins Drought Campaign

Australia Post has released a special edition Drought Relief stamp to help raise funds for Rural Aid, the charity behind the Buy a Bale campaign

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