Northern Territory Fisheries Division To Gain A New Headquarters

Northern Territory Fisheries Division To Gain A New Headquarters

16 March 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles New $5.3 Million Home For Fisheries Northern Territory Creates Jobs Victor P Taffa Following an extensive public tendering process involving a tender assessment panel, local company Jaytex Construction Pty Ltd has been selected to construct new headquarters for the Fisheries Division of the Department of […]

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Southern Queensland Graziers Urged To Vaccinate Livestock Against Anthrax

Southern Queensland Graziers Urged To Vaccinate Livestock Against Anthrax

13 March 2018

Queensland Minister for Agricultural Industry Development Mark Furner Farmers Reminded To Vaccinate To Prevent Livestock Deaths Victor P Taffa Graziers in Southern Queensland are urged to vaccinate their livestock against anthrax to prevent unnecessary cattle and sheep deaths. Minister for Agricultural Industry Development Mark Furner said there had been a recent anthrax case near St. […]

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Andrews Govt Announces $15 Million Boost For Agricultural Technology On Farms

Andrews Govt Announces $15 Million Boost For Agricultural Technology On Farms

13 March 2018

Victoria Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford Victoria The AG Tech Hub Of Australia Victor P Taffa Victoria’s farmers have been given a digital boost with the Andrews Government today announcing $15 Million to enhance agricultural technology on farm. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford made the announcement at the inaugural AgTech Summit in Melbourne, which will […]

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Western Australia Celebrates Sustainable Seafood Week 12-18 March 2018

Western Australia Celebrates Sustainable Seafood Week 12-18 March 2018

12 March 2018

Western Australia Minister for Fisheries Dave Kelly Let’s Celebrate Sustainable Seafood Week In Western Australia Victor P Taffa Western Australia a world leader for sustainable fisheries An unprecedented 8 Western Australia fisheries independently certified as sustainable Sustainable Seafood Week runs from March 12-18 with a range of events celebrating Western Australia seafood Fisheries Minister Dave […]

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Exercise Border Bridge Testing Biosecurity From 5-9 March 2018

Exercise Border Bridge Testing Biosecurity From 5-9 March 2018

02 March 2018

Queensland Minister for Agricultural Industry Development Mark Furner Exercise To Test Interstate Biosecurity Response Victor P Taffa Interstate rivalries will be put on hold next week, during an exercise to determine how Queensland and New South Wales respond in the event of a biosecurity incident affecting both states. Minister for Agricultural Industry Development Mark Furner […]

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Wine Growers Across Sunraysia And Mallee Regions Supported By Andrews Govt

Wine Growers Across Sunraysia And Mallee Regions Supported By Andrews Govt

28 February 2018

Victoria Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development Jaala Pulford Popping The Cork On Sunraysia’s Wine Potential Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is helping wine growers across the Sunraysia and Mallee region reach their full potential, with $20,000 to develop alternate grape varieties that produce high-quality wines adaptable to warmer and drier conditions. “Mallee region is […]

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Matthew And Rachel Hinkley Named As Australia’s Best Farmers

Matthew And Rachel Hinkley Named As Australia’s Best Farmers

25 February 2018

Victoria Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford Victoria Creams The Crop At Farmer Of The Year Awards Victor P Taffa Victorian farmers have reigned supreme at The Weekly Times Coles 2017 Farmer of the Year awards, taking home the prestigious honours of Cropping, Dairy and overall Farmer of the Year categories. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford […]

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Something Fishy About The New Dinah Beach Boat Ramp Toilet Block

Something Fishy About The New Dinah Beach Boat Ramp Toilet Block

06 February 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles Better Fishing Facilities From Loo With A View Victor P Taffa Latest project completed as part of the Northern Territory Government’s $50 Million investment in recreational fishing infrastructure is a toilet block at Dinah Beach boat ramp. Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles, […]

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Gunner Govt Changes Northern Territory Barramundi Fishery Management Plan

Gunner Govt Changes Northern Territory Barramundi Fishery Management Plan

02 February 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles Territory Waterways Protected From Cross-River Barra Netting Victor P Taffa Territorians deserve a government that listens and acts, as the Gunner Northern Territory Government has done by changing the Northern Territory Barramundi Fishery Management Plan. Minister for Primary Industry and Resources, Ken Vowles, said that […]

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King Island Multi Species Abattoir Opened By Premier And Minister

King Island Multi Species Abattoir Opened By Premier And Minister

28 January 2018

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Jeremy Rockliff King Island Specialty Abattoir Up And Running Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is committed to growing Tasmanian agriculture and the opening of the King Island Multi Species Abattoir (KIMSA) is an important step to achieving this. Premier Will Hodgman and Minister for […]

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15 Km Fruit Fly Zone Implemented Around Current Detection Sites

15 Km Fruit Fly Zone Implemented Around Current Detection Sites

28 January 2018

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Jeremy Rockliff Biosecurity Fruit Fly Update Victor P Taffa A significant biosecurity operation to manage the recent Fruit Fly incursion on Flinders Island and Spreyton in North West Tasmania is continuing throughout the weekend, Minister for Primary Industries and Water Jeremy Rockliff said. Large numbers of fruit fly […]

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Drafting Of Regulations Approved Allowing Recreational Fishers To Share Bag Limits

Drafting Of Regulations Approved Allowing Recreational Fishers To Share Bag Limits

27 January 2018

Western Australia Minister for Fisheries Dave Kelly Sharing Recreational Bag Limits On Boats Just Makes Sense Victor P Taffa Regulations will be drafted to allow fishers on boats to pool their catches To share bag limits, fishers will need to be actively involved in the fishing A common sense approach that removes complexity and confusion […]

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Fonterra Dairy Plants In Tasmania To Be Upgraded

Fonterra Dairy Plants In Tasmania To Be Upgraded

24 January 2018

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Jeremy Rockliff Fonterra Investment Welcomed Victor P Taffa It is great to hear that Fonterra have committed to investing almost $12 Million in upgrading their Tasmanian dairy plants, Minister for Primary Industries and Water Jeremy Rockliff said. “Hodgman Government has stood by our dairy industry through a couple […]

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Andrews Govt Releases Blueprint Boosting Freshwater Fishing Across Victoria

Andrews Govt Releases Blueprint Boosting Freshwater Fishing Across Victoria

23 January 2018

Acting Victoria Minister for Agriculture Ben Carroll Exciting New Freshwater Fisheries Plan Victor P Taffa Andrews Government has released its blueprint for boosting freshwater fishing across Victoria with record fish stockings, partnerships for better fish habitat and an actively engaged recreational fishing community. Acting Minister for Agriculture Ben Carroll released Victoria’s draft Freshwater Fisheries Management […]

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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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