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Inquiry To Probe Tree<br> Laws Link To Bushfires

Inquiry To Probe Tree
Laws Link To Bushfires

An inquiry into past and current vegetation and land management policy, practice and legislation and their effect on the intensity and frequency of bushfires has begun in Canberra.

Paradise Dam Inquiry Begins

Paradise Dam Inquiry Begins

The independent inquiry into the structural and stability issues at Paradise Dam has begun.

Coles Pays $5.25m To End Milk Dispute

Coles Pays $5.25m To End Milk Dispute

A drawn-out legal battle over milk payments to farmers has been avoided after a commitment from Coles to pay processor Norco about $5.25 million

Changes To <br> Farm Allowance

Changes To
Farm Allowance

Latest changes should make it easier for more farmers to access the Farm Household Allowance

Mungbean Scientist Gets Rare Award

Mungbean Scientist Gets Rare Award

A State Government scientist has been made a life member of the Australian Mungbean Association (AMA) to recognise his outstanding contribution to the mungbean industry.

$1.9m To Promote Farm Safety

$1.9m To Promote Farm Safety

Farmsafe Australia has been given $1.9 million by the Federal Government for awareness and education campaigns.

Qld Signs Inland Rail Agreement

Qld Signs Inland Rail Agreement

The much-discussed Inland Rail project – linking Melbourne to Brisbane – took a major step forward on Friday with the signing of an agreement between the Federal and Queensland governments.

$3000 Drought Aid Available

$3000 Drought Aid Available

South Burnett farming families affected by drought have been urged to apply to either St Vinnies or the Salvos for assistance.

Ex-Judge To Head Dam Inquiry

Ex-Judge To Head Dam Inquiry

An independent inquiry will be held into Paradise Dam following the release on Friday of technical reports which detail structural issues with the dam.

Mayor Defends Swickers’ Discount

Mayor Defends Swickers’ Discount

South Burnett Mayor Keith Campbell has defended a decision by Council to charge Swickers’ a lesser rate for water used at their Kingaroy abattoir.

Booubyjan Couple At Awards

Booubyjan Couple At Awards

Beef producers Russell and Catriona Murdoch say the improvements they have made to their 1900ha property at Booubyjan have paid off  … both financially and ecologically.

BOM Predicts More Dry Weather

BOM Predicts More Dry Weather

The Bureau of Meteorology has no good news for farmers in its 2019-20 Summer Outlook released on Thursday … there’s more dry weather ahead.

Supermarkets Asked To Explain Milk Prices

Supermarkets Asked To Explain Milk Prices

LNP Senator Susan McDonald has urged Coles and Woolworths – and the milk processing companies that supply them – to explain publicly why Queensland farmers are paid less for their milk than it costs to produce.

Industry Group To<br> Provide Biosecurity Advice

Industry Group To
Provide Biosecurity Advice

The Federal Government has set up a new group, Biosecurity Futures, to provide strategic industry advice to the Agriculture Minister on biosecurity.

Deadline For Show Grants

Deadline For Show Grants

Show societies in the South Burnett have until December 13 to apply for assistance under the Federal Government’s Regional Agricultural Show Development Grants program.

Pig Disease Found In Seized Pork

Pig Disease Found In Seized Pork

A month-long operation by biosecurity officers has targeted travellers from high-risk countries affected by African Swine Fever.

Historic Semen To Be Sold For Charity

Historic Semen To Be Sold For Charity

An historic collection of bull semen is being auctioned for charity as it is no longer required by the CSIRO.

Funding To Encourage Farm Co-Ops

Funding To Encourage Farm Co-Ops

The Federal Government has provided support to help farmers set up co-operatives and build their bargaining strength.

Hardship Grants For Fire Victims

Hardship Grants For Fire Victims

Personal Hardship Assistance grants are now available to some residents of Redbank Creek and Biarra in the Somerset Regional Council area

MP Updated On Swine Fever

MP Updated On Swine Fever

Agriculture Minister Mark Furner has had a second meeting with the African Swine Fever – Queensland Awareness and Action Forum to review the State’s preparedness should the deadly pig disease be detected in Australia.

Sir Leo To Speak At AgForce Forum

Sir Leo To Speak At AgForce Forum

One of the architects of the LNP’s “New Bradfield Scheme” to irrigate inland Queensland will be the guest speaker at AgForces’s “Climate For Change” forum in Dalby on Friday (November 22).

Aussie Farms Loses Charity Status

Aussie Farms Loses Charity Status

MP David Littleproud has welcomed a decision to strip Aussie Farms of its charitable status

$5m Drought Package Announced

$5m Drought Package Announced

Families and communities across Queensland’s 33 fully drought-declared and four partially drought-declared council areas will be supported with a new State Government grant package.

FarmHub Website Expanded

FarmHub Website Expanded

Member for Maranoa and Minister for Drought David Littleproud said FarmHub – a one-stop website designed to support farmers – has been expanded with extra information.

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