Oyster Industry To Be Protected With State Govt Grant

Oyster Industry To Be Protected With State Govt Grant

11 November 2017

South Australia Minister for Regional Development Geoff Brock Biosecurity Boost For Cowell Oyster Business Victor P Taffa Biosecurity of the state’s oyster industry will be bolstered by a $267,500 Regional Development Fund grant to Eyre Shellfish at Cowell. “Based in the pristine waters around the Eyre Peninsula, this business will be a fantastic contributor to […]

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State Govt Grant Enables Introduction Of Wet Store Holding Facility

State Govt Grant Enables Introduction Of Wet Store Holding Facility

11 November 2017

South Australia Minister for Regional Development Geoff Brock Mussels Get A Work Out With $500,000 EP Seafoods Grant Victor P Taffa Port Lincoln-based Eyre Peninsula Seafoods can now expand its mussel market internationally with the introduction of value-adding, innovative technology made possible by a $500,000 State Government grant. Regional Development Minister Geoff Brock is in […]

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Salmon Farming Off East Coast Of King Island Under Consideration

Salmon Farming Off East Coast Of King Island Under Consideration

11 November 2017

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Jeremy Rockliff King Island Salmon Farm Under Consideration Victor P Taffa In exciting news, Tassal has been granted a permit to explore the potential for future salmon farming off parts of the East Coast of King Island, including investigation of environmental conditions. This is good news for King […]

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North Wanneroo Agriculture And Water Taskforce To Meet On 8 December 2017

North Wanneroo Agriculture And Water Taskforce To Meet On 8 December 2017

10 November 2017

Western Australia Minister for Agriculture and Food Alannah MacTiernan Growing Opportunities In Wanneroo Victor P Taffa North Wanneroo Agriculture and Water Taskforce to bring government and industry together to drive horticultural development and job growth in Wanneroo McGowan Government is delivering on its election commitment to work towards resolving water allocation and land use matters […]

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Success Of Sendum PT300D Device To Open Up Further International Sales

Success Of Sendum PT300D Device To Open Up Further International Sales

24 October 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles Growing International Mango Sales Shows New Tracking Device A Success Victor P Taffa A new tracking device trialled by the Territory Government to help open up export markets has made a successful journey to the USA with this year’s first shipment of Territory mangoes. Minister […]

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South Australia’s 2017–18 Estimated Grain Harvest Revised Up To 6.7 Million Tonnes

South Australia’s 2017–18 Estimated Grain Harvest Revised Up To 6.7 Million Tonnes

20 October 2017

South Australia Minister for Agriculture Food and Fisheries Leon Bignell South Australia’s Crop Estimate Revised Upwards Victor P Taffa South Australia’s 2017–18 estimated grain harvest has been revised upwards to 6.7 Million tonnes, from an earlier prediction of 6.4 Million tonnes, with an estimated farm gate value of $1.7 billion. Latest Crop and Pasture Report, […]

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Ferment The Festival Runs From 19-22 October 2017

Ferment The Festival Runs From 19-22 October 2017

20 October 2017

South Australia Minister for Agriculture Food and Fisheries Leon Bignell Australia’s First Fermentation Festival Held In Adelaide Victor P Taffa Inaugural Ferment the Festival, kicks off today at Rundle Park showcasing some of the best fermented food and beverages made right here in South Australia. More than 25,000 people are expected to attend the festival […]

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Top End Mangoes Now Exported To Singapore

Top End Mangoes Now Exported To Singapore

14 October 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles Boosting NT Economy With Territory Mangoes On The World Stage Victor P Taffa Northern Territory mango farmers are experiencing a bumper crop this year and, in a further boost for sales, Top End mangoes are being flown directly from Darwin to Singapore. Minister for Primary […]

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Tasmanian Agri-Food ScoreCard 2015-16 Shows Agriculture And Seafood Up 5.9%

Tasmanian Agri-Food ScoreCard 2015-16 Shows Agriculture And Seafood Up 5.9%

10 October 2017

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Jeremy Rockliff Agri-Food Plan Delivers Growth Victor P Taffa Tasmania’s agri-food sector is a major contributor to the state’s economy and has considerable potential for growth, Minister for Primary Industries and Water Jeremy Rockliff said. “Hodgman Government’s comprehensive Tasmania’s Sustainable Agri-Food Plan 2016-2018 is focusing the collective efforts of Government […]

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Battle Against Banana Disease To Be Assisted With New Digital Device

Battle Against Banana Disease To Be Assisted With New Digital Device

09 October 2017

Queensland Minister for Energy Mark Bailey Digital Devices Ready To Reduce Banana Disease Spread Victor P Taffa New remotely read Ergon Energy power meters are helping farmers fight the battle against Panama disease in Queensland’s Far North. Palaszczuk Government is rolling out the digital devices over the coming months, with Ergon Energy due to install […]

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No Change To Dates Of 2017/18 Crayfish Season

No Change To Dates Of 2017/18 Crayfish Season

22 September 2017

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Jeremy Rockliff Crayfish Season To Be Unchanged Victor P Taffa Crayfish for Christmas is a way of life for many Tasmanians. Minister for Primary Industries and Water Jeremy Rockliff said the season will open on November 18 for recreational fishers and November 27 for the commercial sector the […]

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Humpty Doo Barramundi Achieves Global Recognition

Humpty Doo Barramundi Achieves Global Recognition

18 September 2017

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Global Recognition For Humpty Doo Barramundi Victor P Taffa Chief Minister Michael Gunner has congratulated Humpty Doo Barramundi on achieving globally-recognised certification. This reaffirms to the world that the Territory’s seafood is not only top quality but of the highest environmental standard. Humpty Doo Barramundi has become the first […]

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Inaugural Pako Farmers’ Market To Be Held On Saturday 14 October 2017

Inaugural Pako Farmers’ Market To Be Held On Saturday 14 October 2017

15 September 2017

Victoria Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development Jaala Pulford Geelong’s Farmers’ Market Puts Paddock On A Plate Victor P Taffa Geelong is set to celebrate its new and accredited Pako Farmers’ Market next month at Ashby Primary School in Geelong West, bringing fresh, seasonal produce direct from farmers to the plates of locals. “Buying local […]

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Survey Finds Majority Of Water Entitlements In 2016 Were 87 % Australian Owned

Survey Finds Majority Of Water Entitlements In 2016 Were 87 % Australian Owned

14 September 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics 99% Of Farm Businesses In Australia Are Australian Owned Victor P Taffa More than 99 % of Australian farm businesses are fully Australian owned and 88 % of farmland is fully Australian owned, according to figures released today from the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ (ABS) Agricultural Land and Water Ownership Survey. […]

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Contract Awarded To Upgrade Berrimah Export Yards

Contract Awarded To Upgrade Berrimah Export Yards

03 September 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles Supporting Local Jobs And Our Vital Livestock Industry Victor P Taffa Work has begun on a fast-tracked election commitment to upgrade the Berrimah Export Yards, with a civil works contract awarded to a Northern Territory company. Territory Government last year fast-tracked its commitment of a […]

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2017 Trout Fishing Season Returns To Eildon And Ballarat

2017 Trout Fishing Season Returns To Eildon And Ballarat

27 August 2017

Victoria Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford Trout Festivals Back On At Eildon And Ballarat Victor P Taffa Opening of the 2017 trout fishing season will be celebrated with free family friendly events at Eildon and Ballarat on Saturday, 2 September. “We said we’d expand Trout Festivals and that’s exactly what we’re doing.” Minister for Agriculture […]

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Waterfowl Hunting Season Runs From 27 October-23 December 2017

Waterfowl Hunting Season Runs From 27 October-23 December 2017

25 August 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Environment and Natural Resources Lauren Moss Waterfowl Hunting Season To Open 27 October Victor P Taffa Minister for Environment and Natural Resources, Lauren Moss, today announced the 2017 Waterfowl Hunting season dates and conditions to protect seriously depleted magpie goose numbers. “Northern Territory’s magpie goose population is the lowest on record […]

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Adelaide Botanic Gardens Wine Ready To Be Poured

Adelaide Botanic Gardens Wine Ready To Be Poured

24 August 2017

South Australia Minister for Sustainability Environment and Conservation Ian Hunter Adelaide Botanic Gardens Pours A Glass Of Its Own 2 Limited Edition Wines Victor P Taffa 2 limited edition wines made from grapes harvested from the vineyard straddling Adelaide Botanic Garden and the National Wine Centre are ready to be poured. Adelaide Botanic Garden 2017 […]

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Palaszczuk Govt Appoints Fisheries Working Group Members

Palaszczuk Govt Appoints Fisheries Working Group Members

23 August 2017

Queensland Minister for Fisheries Bill Byrne Fisheries Working Group Members Appointed Victor P Taffa Commercial and recreational fishers are well represented on the first 3 fisheries working groups appointed under the Palaszczuk Government’s landmark Sustainable Fisheries Strategy. “Appointment of the panels is fundamental to the changes we are making to establish a world class fisheries […]

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EPA Approves Tassal’s Okehampton Bay Aquaculture Site

EPA Approves Tassal’s Okehampton Bay Aquaculture Site

23 August 2017

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Jeremy Rockliff EPA Approval Good For Regional Jobs And The Salmon Industry Victor P Taffa Approval of Tassal’s Okehampton Bay aquaculture site by the independent Environment Protect Authority (EPA), including additional environmental monitoring at the site, is positive news for this sustainable industry and boosting jobs in regional […]

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