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Dam To Be ‘Lowered Not Demolished’

Dam To Be ‘Lowered Not Demolished’

Sunwater has responded to claims work will begin soon to “demolish” Paradise Dam.

QFF Welcomes New Laws

QFF Welcomes New Laws

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation has welcomed the State Parliament’s bipartisan support of new laws imposing greater penalties for animal activists trespassing on farmers’ properties.

Winning Team Ready For Show

Winning Team Ready For Show

The annual show season is just around the corner … and Cooyar has kicked it off again with a special High Tea to select its showgirls.

AgForce Welcomes New Roles For MPs

AgForce Welcomes New Roles For MPs

AgForce has congratulated Queensland MPs David Littleproud and Keith Pitt on their new portfolios following this week’s Ministerial reshuffle in Canberra.

Farmer Wins Cotton Prize

Farmer Wins Cotton Prize

Byee cotton grower Brett Enkelmann has won a trip to Western Australia to observe farming practices at Kununurra, thanks to the FastStart Cotton Program.

Farm Invaders Face $60,000 Fines

Farm Invaders Face $60,000 Fines

The State Government has passed new laws which threaten animal activists with jail or massive fines if they invade farms.

MP Takes Back Ag Portfolio

MP Takes Back Ag Portfolio

As expected, Member for Maranoa David Littleproud has been given back his old job as Agriculture Minister in Thursday’s portfolio reshuffle by Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

State Unveils New Rules For Co-Ops

State Unveils New Rules For Co-Ops

Draft laws aimed at reducing red tape and business costs for co-operatives have been introduced in State Parliament.

Green Shirts Make Their Voices Heard

Green Shirts Make Their Voices Heard

A rally was held outside the Electorate Office of Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington on Wednesday to press home the point that any incoming conservative government must listen to farmers and fishers.

School Shines At Angus Roundup

School Shines At Angus Roundup

Kingaroy State High School’s ag team had a strong presence at the annual Angus Youth Roundup over the school holidays, bringing several ribbons back home.

Pig Farmers Invited To Review

Pig Farmers Invited To Review

A meeting for pig producers has been scheduled to be held in Murgon later this month as part of a review of the Australian pork industry’s national quality assurance program.

Key Updates For Rural Producers

Key Updates For Rural Producers

Cattle producers rubbed shoulders with hobby farmers in Kingaroy on Saturday at a workshop targeting animal welfare issues during drought.

Littleproud Elected Deputy

Littleproud Elected Deputy

Member for Maranoa David Littleproud has been elected to fill the vacant spot of Deputy Leader of the National Party during a much-anticipated party room meeting in Canberra on Tuesday morning.

Show Societies Seek Next Generation

Show Societies Seek Next Generation

The South Burnett will be hosting its next round of agricultural shows in the next few months, and the search has begun for the young men and women who’ll become the public faces of our Shows in 2020.

Green Shirts Plan Kingaroy Rally

Green Shirts Plan Kingaroy Rally

A new movement that aims to put rural issues at the centre of Federal, State and local government policy-making will be holding a rally in Kingaroy on Wednesday (February 5).

Call To Lift Freight Subsidies

Call To Lift Freight Subsidies

The Queensland Dairy Farmers Organisation has called on the State Government to match NSW drought payments to farmers.

Farm Loan Rates Cut

Farm Loan Rates Cut

The Regional Investment Corporation has cut interest rates which should provide some relief to farmers and agricultural businesses struggling with tough conditions.

Councils Form Rail Alliance

Councils Form Rail Alliance

Three councils have joined forces to form an alliance as the next step towards making passenger rail from Brisbane to Toowoomba a reality.

$5m To Link Kids With Farms

$5m To Link Kids With Farms

Embattled Federal Minister Bridget McKenzie is inviting applications for another grants program … this time to help children understand more about farming.

QDO Rejects National Body

QDO Rejects National Body

The QDO says a proposed new national dairy body has overlooked “the most important stakeholders”

$500m Fund For ‘Carbon Farming’

$500m Fund For ‘Carbon Farming’

Applications are now open for Round 1 of the State Government’s new $500 million Land Restoration Fund.

$8.6m Saleyards Officially Opens

$8.6m Saleyards Officially Opens

The $8.6 million upgrades at the Roma Saleyards – the largest beef saleyards in Australia – were officially opened on Sunday evening.

Georgie Honoured With AM

Georgie Honoured With AM

Durong grazier Georgie Somerset is on the ABC Board, is the General President of AgForce … and is now also a Member of the Order of Australia.

E-Petition Backs Maleny Dairies

E-Petition Backs Maleny Dairies

An official E-Petition has been lodged with the State Government in support of Maleny Dairies.