Grampians And Pyrenees Region Gains From Round 2 Wine Growth Fund

Grampians And Pyrenees Region Gains From Round 2 Wine Growth Fund

12 January 2018

Victoria Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford Grampians And Pyrenees Wine Region Set To Sparkle Victor P Taffa Victoria’s wine industry continues to go from strength to strength with the announcement of the Andrews Government’s Wine Growth Fund Round 2 recipients for the Grampians and Pyrenees wine regions. Wine Growth Fund aims to develop and sustainably […]

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454,000 Australian Bass Fingerlings Released Into 19 Gippsland Rivers And Lakes

454,000 Australian Bass Fingerlings Released Into 19 Gippsland Rivers And Lakes

07 January 2018

Victoria Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford The Bass Just Keeps Getting Bigger And Better In Gippsland Victor P Taffa Recreational anglers in Gippsland have welcomed in the New Year with a record stocking of more than 454,000 Australian bass fingerlings into 19 rivers and lakes. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford was in Orbost and said […]

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Lakes Entrance Bait Producing Facility To Expand

Lakes Entrance Bait Producing Facility To Expand

07 January 2018

Victoria Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford Local Bait A Bonanza For Victorian Anglers Victor P Taffa Victorian recreational anglers can look forward to buying more locally sourced bait thanks to a family owned fishing business that is investing in a new plant already under construction at Lakes Entrance. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford was in […]

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$15 Million Provided To Queensland Primary Producers Impacted By Cyclone Debbie

$15 Million Provided To Queensland Primary Producers Impacted By Cyclone Debbie

05 January 2018

Acting Queensland Minister for Agriculture Anthony Lynham TC Debbie Recovery Grants For Primary Producers Exceed $15 Million Victor P Taffa Queensland primary producers impacted by Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie last March have received more than $15 Million in Natural Disaster Recovery Grants to assist with clean-up and recovery efforts. Acting Agriculture Minister, Dr. Anthony Lynham […]

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More Than 10,600 Recreational Fishing Licences Issued For Marron Season 2018

More Than 10,600 Recreational Fishing Licences Issued For Marron Season 2018

05 January 2018

Acting Western Australia Minister for Fisheries Fran Logan Marron Season Runs From 8 January-5 February 2018 Victor P Taffa Marron season kicks off at 12 pm on Monday and runs until 12 pm on February 5 More than 10,600 recreational marron fishing licences issued for 2018 season Thousands of Western Australians are gearing up for […]

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Report Released Into Replacement Of Boyanup Saleyards

Report Released Into Replacement Of Boyanup Saleyards

31 December 2017

Western Australia Minister for Agriculture and Food Alannah MacTiernan Next Steps For New South-West Saleyards Victor P Taffa Report into the replacement of the Boyanup saleyards finds considerable support among small producers for a replacement facility Industry forum in 2018 to examine replacement options for saleyards in the South-West State Government will work with South-West […]

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Weatherill Govt To Spend $20 Million Buying Back One Third Of Fishing Licenses

Weatherill Govt To Spend $20 Million Buying Back One Third Of Fishing Licenses

31 December 2017

South Australia Minister for Agriculture Food and Fisheries Leon Bignell Multi-Million Dollar Reform Package To Secure Sustainable Fishing Future Victor P Taffa In the biggest fisheries shake-up in decades, the State Government will spend $20 Million to buy back up to a third of South Australia’s Marine Scalefish fishing licenses. This will help to ensure […]

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2018 Duck And Quail Season Catchment Numbers To Be Slightly Restricted

2018 Duck And Quail Season Catchment Numbers To Be Slightly Restricted

31 December 2017

South Australia Minister for Sustainability Environment and Conservation Ian Hunter 2018 Duck And Quail Season Announced Victor P Taffa South Australia will have a duck and quail season in 2018, with hunters able to take the full bag of 12 ducks per hunter per day for the first time since 2013. “Decision to allow a […]

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Supporting Northern Territory Seafood Means Support For Local Jobs And Business

Supporting Northern Territory Seafood Means Support For Local Jobs And Business

23 December 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles A Delicious Choice To Support Territory Jobs Victor P Taffa Buying local means supporting Northern Territory jobs and industry, and there is no better time to buy local seafood than now, with Christmas and the New Year just around the corner. Minister for Primary Industry […]

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12 Months Of Research Pays Off For Northern Territory Passionfruit Industry

12 Months Of Research Pays Off For Northern Territory Passionfruit Industry

20 December 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles A Passion For Creating Agricultural Jobs Victor P Taffa Agricultural sector was worth $736 Million to the Territory economy in 2015-16. Northern Territory Government is working to expand the industry and create jobs by supporting and developing new agricultural ventures in the Northern Territory, and […]

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Upgraded Shellfish Biotoxin Testing Facility Open By Minister

Upgraded Shellfish Biotoxin Testing Facility Open By Minister

15 December 2017

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Jeremy Rockliff New Shellfish Biotoxin Testing Facility Open Victor P Taffa Tasmanian shellfish industry will have access to the best possible testing facilities with the opening of the upgraded biotoxin testing facility at Analytical Services Tasmania, Minister for Primary Industries and Water Jeremy Rockliff said. Hodgman Government has […]

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Premier Opens Third Biggest Walnut Production Facility In Australia

Premier Opens Third Biggest Walnut Production Facility In Australia

11 December 2017

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Western Australia’s First Commercial Walnut Orchard Gets Cracking And Packing Victor P Taffa Australia’s third biggest walnut production facility, Omega Walnuts, opens in Manjimup Premium and organic walnuts showcase the fresh Western Australian produce on offer 110 tonnes of Western Australian locally grown walnuts to be harvested in 2018 Agricultural […]

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Fish Attracting Devices To Be Installed On Artificial Reef In Torquay

Fish Attracting Devices To Be Installed On Artificial Reef In Torquay

10 December 2017

Victoria Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford Fishing Just Keeps Getting Better In Victoria Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is boosting fishing opportunities on Victoria’s surf coast, with new fish attracting devices (FAD’s) to be installed on the artificial reef in Torquay this summer. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford announced today that the 5 yellow FADS […]

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$500 Million Worth Of Western Rock Lobster Added To Economy Each Year

$500 Million Worth Of Western Rock Lobster Added To Economy Each Year

09 December 2017

Western Australia Minister for Fisheries Dave Kelly Western Rock Lobster Industry Worth $500 Million To Economy Each Year Victor P Taffa Western rock lobster industry is now worth at least half a billion dollars to Western Australia economy More than 2,400 WA jobs linked to the industry Industry supply-chain includes fishing, processing, boat building and […]

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Humpty Doo Barramundi To Be Expanded Further

Humpty Doo Barramundi To Be Expanded Further

08 December 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles Humpty Doo Barramundi Celebrates Further Expansion Victor P Taffa Northern Territory success story Humpty Doo Barramundi (HDB) is celebrating the commissioning of a new set of ponds to complete its expansion, after demand for its saltwater barra has continued to climb. Northern Territory Government’s Memorandum […]

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Potato Industry Assistance Grants Open Until 31 January 2018

Potato Industry Assistance Grants Open Until 31 January 2018

04 December 2017

Western Australia Minister for Agriculture and Food Alannah MacTiernan Grants For Potato Projects Now Open Victor P Taffa Potato Industry Assistance Grants fund now open Grants to help create new opportunities in the potato industry following recent market access issues Applications are now open for a $500,000 grants program to support growth opportunities for the […]

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ACCC Interim Report Highlight Problems Faced By Dairy Farmers

ACCC Interim Report Highlight Problems Faced By Dairy Farmers

03 December 2017

Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie Dairy Farmers Problems Highlighted In ACCC Interim Report Victor P Taffa Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie has welcomed the release of the ACCC Interim Report into the dairy industry released today. “Importance of this Interim Report is demonstrated by the fact that the dairy industry in Australia employs more […]

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State Govt Remains Committed To Maintaining Network Of Travelling Stock Reserves

State Govt Remains Committed To Maintaining Network Of Travelling Stock Reserves

30 November 2017

New South Wales Minister for Lands and Forestry Paul Toole New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair Interim Report On Travelling Stock Reserves Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government remains committed to preserving a viable, well-maintained and connected network of Travelling Stock Reserves across New South Wales, Minister for Lands and Forestry […]

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Northern Territory Recreational Fishing Awards 2017

Northern Territory Recreational Fishing Awards 2017

25 November 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles Celebrating Local Fishing Heroes And Unlocking The Industry’s Potential Victor P Taffa Recreational fishing is an important contributor to the Northern Territory (NT) economy and lifestyle which a 2010 government survey valued the sector at $80 Million a year. To fully understand its current value […]

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Red Meat 2017 To Showcase The Very Best Of Central Australia

Red Meat 2017 To Showcase The Very Best Of Central Australia

20 November 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles Celebrating Our Agricultural Sector At Meat and Livestock Forum Victor P Taffa Agriculture is a vital contributor to the Territory economy, and tomorrow is a big day for the sector with Meat and Livestock Australia’s Red Meat 2017 forum taking place in Alice Springs while, […]

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