Soft-Shell Clam Discovered In Southern Hemisphere

Soft-Shell Clam Discovered In Southern Hemisphere

19 June 2018

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Sarah Courtney Soft-Shell Clam Detected In South East Tasmania Victor P Taffa Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (DPIPWE) is investigating the detection of an introduced soft-shell clam on a beach at the Prosser River, at Orford, Minister for Primary Industries and Water Sarah Courtney said. […]

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Seafood Sector To Benefit From $12.7 Million Funding Package Over 4 Years

Seafood Sector To Benefit From $12.7 Million Funding Package Over 4 Years

16 June 2018

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Sarah Courtney Supporting Jobs Regional Communities And A Sustainable Seafood Industry Victor P Taffa Tasmania’s seafood sector will benefit from $12.7 Million in additional funding over 4 years, Minister for Primary Industries and Water Sarah Courtney said. This commitment is part of the Hodgman Government’s plan for even […]

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New South Wales Government Drought Relief Package Increased To Over $500 Million

New South Wales Government Drought Relief Package Increased To Over $500 Million

13 June 2018

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair More Than $584 Million To Help Drought-Affected Farmers Victor P Taffa Support for farmers and their families facing drought has been boosted by $284 Million in the New South Wales Budget 2018, bringing […]

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Farmers Protected By Farm Debt Mediation Bill 2018

Farmers Protected By Farm Debt Mediation Bill 2018

10 June 2018

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development Tim Whetstone Marshall Government Moves To Protect Farmers Victor P Taffa Marshall Government will introduce legislation to require mandatory farm debt mediation to support our farmers and provide them with improved protection and financial security. Farm Debt Mediation Bill 2018 will be introduced to State Parliament […]

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Workshops To Be Held Regarding Banana Growers Panama TR4

Workshops To Be Held Regarding Banana Growers Panama TR4

04 June 2018

Queensland Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner Workshops To Get Banana Growers Panama Prepared Victor P Taffa Free workshops are being held for banana growers to help them prepare for any future Panama disease tropical race 4 (Panama TR4) detections. Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner said growers needed […]

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Albany Shellfish Hatchery Passes First Production Milestone

Albany Shellfish Hatchery Passes First Production Milestone

01 June 2018

Western Australia Minister for Fisheries Dave Kelly First Production Milestone At New Albany Shellfish Hatchery Victor P Taffa 500,000 rock oyster spat destined for four aquaculture trial sites around the State New Albany Shellfish Hatchery helping to grow south coast aquaculture industry Growth opportunities in aquaculture to create and support Western Australia jobs Aquaculture trials […]

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Plating Up Western Australia Campaign Highlights Local Produce

Plating Up Western Australia Campaign Highlights Local Produce

28 May 2018

Western Australia Minister for Agriculture and Food Alannah MacTiernan Highlighting Western Australia Produce On A Plate Victor P Taffa ‘Plating Up Western Australia’ campaign encourages diners to eat out and try the best of our homegrown produce Campaign to support Western Australia growers and producers and drive job growth Western Australians are being encouraged to […]

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Northern Territory Secures Project Sea Dragon

Northern Territory Secures Project Sea Dragon

26 May 2018

Northern Territory Deputy Chief Minister Nicole Manison Project Sea Dragon Lands Huge Fish Victor P Taffa Deputy Chief Minister Nicole Manison today congratulated Seafarms on its significant announcement of Japanese global seafood giant Nissui’s investment in the company and Project Sea Dragon in the Northern Territory. Deputy Chief Minister Manison said attracting one of the […]

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Funding Enables Orchard Expansion And Jobs At The Goulburn Valley

Funding Enables Orchard Expansion And Jobs At The Goulburn Valley

25 May 2018

Victoria Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development Jaala Pulford Orchard Expansion Brings Jobs To The Goulburn Valley Victor P Taffa A family owned and operated orchard in the Goulburn Valley is set to thrive, with funding announced today to expand, bringing new local jobs to the community. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford announced that Vigliaturo […]

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Total Crop Values In 2016-17 Up By 20 % Compared With Previous Year

Total Crop Values In 2016-17 Up By 20 % Compared With Previous Year

21 May 2018

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Bumper Crop Production For 2016-17 Victor P Taffa Australian agriculture had a bumper year in 2016-17, according to data released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) which showed a 9 % increase in value to $60.8 Billion. ABS Director of Environment and Agriculture Statistics, Lauren Binns, said the data […]

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Agricultural Water Use Up By 4% In 2016-17

Agricultural Water Use Up By 4% In 2016-17

21 May 2018

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Increased Agricultural Water Use In 2016-17 Victor P Taffa Australian farmers increased their water use in 2016-17, according to data released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). “Compared with the previous year, the total agricultural area watered increased by 4 % to 2.2 Million ha.” ABS Director of Environment […]

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Palaszczuk Govt Provides Support To A Burdekin Business For Melon Exports

Palaszczuk Govt Provides Support To A Burdekin Business For Melon Exports

20 May 2018

Queensland Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner North Queensland Melons To Hit Asian Markets Thanks To Funding Boost Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government is helping a Burdekin business conquer the international market. Burdekin’s VFPlus Pty Ltd is developing exports of high-quality melons out of North Queensland to Japan and Singapore, after being […]

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Hodgman Govt To Freeze Inland Trout Licence Fees At 2017-18 Prices

Hodgman Govt To Freeze Inland Trout Licence Fees At 2017-18 Prices

19 May 2018

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Sarah Courtney Trout Licence Fees To Be Frozen For 4 Years Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is delivering on its $300,000 commitment to freeze inland trout licence fees at 2017-18 prices, Minister for Primary Industries and Water Sarah Courtney said. Commitment to keep fees at the same price […]

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Pip Job Appointed As New South Wales Drought Coordinator

Pip Job Appointed As New South Wales Drought Coordinator

14 May 2018

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair New State Drought Coordinator Appointed Victor P Taffa With more than a third of New South Wales in drought or approaching drought, the New South Wales Government has today announced the appointment of former National Rural Woman of the Year […]

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Minister Announces New Members Of The Queensland Veterinary Surgeons Board

Minister Announces New Members Of The Queensland Veterinary Surgeons Board

10 May 2018

Queensland Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner Queensland Veterinary Surgeons Board Gets New Blood Victor P Taffa A varied group of animal lovers have been appointed as new members of the Veterinary Surgeons Board of Queensland. Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner welcomed the appointments for a three-year term, […]

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Mildura Abattoir Facility Receives Funding Boost

Mildura Abattoir Facility Receives Funding Boost

09 May 2018

Victoria Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford Securing Mildura Jobs For Our Meat Supply Chain Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is supporting Meatco’s $2 Million refurbishment and recommissioning of the Mildura Abattoir facility, creating new jobs and driving economic growth in the region. State Government has worked with Meatco over many years to secure the overall […]

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Six Victorian Horticulture Organisations Receive Innovation Funding Boost

Six Victorian Horticulture Organisations Receive Innovation Funding Boost

09 May 2018

Victoria Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford Victorian Horticulture Gets Innovation Fund Boost Victor P Taffa Six organisations across regional Victoria will help horticulture businesses innovate, expand and employ more people thanks to support from the Andrews Government. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford today announced the latest recipients of the Horticulture Innovation Fund, which will see […]

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Artisanal Agriculture And Premium Food Program Launched By Minister

Artisanal Agriculture And Premium Food Program Launched By Minister

06 May 2018

Victoria Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford Victorian Artisanal Producers On Cloud Nine Victor P Taffa Victorian artisanal producers will be better off with the Andrews Government today officially launching the artisanal agriculture and premium food program. “Victoria is home to the very best produce and it’s time for the world to taste it.” Minister for […]

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New Grants Scheme For Recreational Fishing Sector

New Grants Scheme For Recreational Fishing Sector

02 May 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles Growing The Recreational Fishing Sector With New Grants Scheme Victor P Taffa Recreational fishing is a huge part of the Territory lifestyle and a cornerstone of our community. The sector contributes millions of dollars to our economy and employs hundreds of people. To further grow […]

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Andrews Govt Provides Support For Two Ballarat Agricultural Manufacturers

Andrews Govt Provides Support For Two Ballarat Agricultural Manufacturers

30 April 2018

Victoria Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford Boosting Agricultural Manufacturing In Ballarat Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is backing 2 Ballarat agricultural machinery producers to expand their operations, creating 27 jobs and driving Victoria’s competitiveness as a producer of Australian-made farm machinery. Goldacres is a sprayer company with 40 years’ history in Ballarat, producing Australian-made products […]

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