4 More FAD’s Deployed In Darwin Waters

4 More FAD’s Deployed In Darwin Waters

20 September 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles 4 More FAD’s In Darwin Waters Victor P Taffa Another 4 trial Fish Aggregating Devices (FAD’s) have been deployed in Darwin waters as part of the Northern Territory Government’s $50 Million investment in recreational fishing. “Investing in recreational fishing is an investment in jobs for […]

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Minister Calls Off Proposed Fishing Lockouts

Minister Calls Off Proposed Fishing Lockouts

19 September 2018

New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair Fishing Lockouts Off The Table Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government has today committed that there will be no loss of fishing rights or access under the proposed marine park sites put forward by the New South Wales Marine Estate Management Authority (MEMA). Minister for […]

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Premier Advises Western Australians To Slice And Dice Aussie Strawberries

Premier Advises Western Australians To Slice And Dice Aussie Strawberries

19 September 2018

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Premier Urges Western Australians To Get Behind Strawberry Growers Victor P Taffa Western Australians urged to continue to buy Western Australian strawberries and support local growers $100,000 reward offered for information that will assist Police with inquiries into strawberry needle contamination Western Australia’s strawberry industry delivers huge benefits to the […]

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$1 Million Committed To Strawberry Farmers By Palaszczuk Govt

$1 Million Committed To Strawberry Farmers By Palaszczuk Govt

18 September 2018

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Palaszczuk Government Commits $1 Million To Strawberry Farmers Victor P Taffa Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has today announced $1 Million in funding to boost the strawberry industry as farmers struggle following recent incidents of contamination. “This past week, Queensland has been the victim of an ugly, calculated and despicable crime.” Premier Palaszczuk […]

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$100,000 Reward For Information On Strawberry Contamination Announced

$100,000 Reward For Information On Strawberry Contamination Announced

18 September 2018

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk $100,000 Reward For Information On Strawberry Contamination Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government is offering a $100,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone responsible for the current strawberry contamination incident. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the reward was an additional incentive to bring the incident to a […]

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Summer Fruit Fly Protection Measures Launched By State Govt

Summer Fruit Fly Protection Measures Launched By State Govt

17 September 2018

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone State Government Launches Summer Fruit Fly Protection Measures Victor P Taffa Marshall Government will operate additional random roadblocks into the Riverland and appoint a dedicated coordinator as part of a suite of measures to ramp up protection against fruit fly for the coming summer. Recognising the increased […]

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Beef Industry Blueprint Welcomed By Minister

Beef Industry Blueprint Welcomed By Minister

17 September 2018

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone Blueprint Aims To Beef Up Industry By $200 Million Victor P Taffa A blueprint to guide the growth and development of the South Australian beef industry by more than $200 Million per year has been launched this morning at the Growing SA annual conference at Hahndorf. Minister […]

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Swan Valley Produce Available At Yagan Square On 9 September 2018

Swan Valley Produce Available At Yagan Square On 9 September 2018

07 September 2018

Western Australia Minister for Agriculture and Food Alannah MacTiernan Celebrating The Produce Of Swan Valley Victor P Taffa Taste of the Swan Valley spruiks benefits of buying and supporting local Campaign to support Western Australia food and beverage producers and generate industry growth and jobs Western Australians can experience the best of the Swan Valley […]

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Hodgman Govt Allocates $17 Million To Eradicate Fruit Fly

Hodgman Govt Allocates $17 Million To Eradicate Fruit Fly

07 September 2018

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Sarah Courtney Fruit Fly Assistance Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government’s response to the current fruit fly incursion is the single largest of its kind to a biosecurity threat, Minister for Primary Industries and Water Sarah Courtney said. $17 Million has been allocated to eradicate fruit fly, support affected […]

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Northern Territory Govt Deploys First Trial FAD

Northern Territory Govt Deploys First Trial FAD

06 September 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles First Trial FAD Deployed Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government’s first trial Fish Aggregating Device (FAD) was deployed today as part of a plan to enhance and expand recreational fishing opportunities in the Territory. “We are investing $50 Million in recreational fishing to grow the […]

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Western Australian Grower Groups To Drive Gains In Agricultural Productivity

Western Australian Grower Groups To Drive Gains In Agricultural Productivity

02 September 2018

Western Australia Minister for Agriculture and Food Alannah MacTiernan Grower Groups Help Advance Ag-Tech Revolution Victor P Taffa Internet of Things DecisionAg Grant Program to stimulate ag-tech development and adoption McGowan Government committed to ensuring Western Australia growers are equipped to operate in a new digital world Western Australian grower groups and agricultural colleges can […]

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Campaign For More Mango Pickers Receives A Boost From Northern Territory Govt

Campaign For More Mango Pickers Receives A Boost From Northern Territory Govt

01 September 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Workforce Training Selena Uibo Sweet Jobs Ripe For The Picking Victor P Taffa A new campaign to help attract local workers to Northern Territory farms for this year’s mango picking season has received a $25,000 boost from the Northern Territory Government. “Territory Government’s number one priority is jobs.” Minister for Workforce […]

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Minister Provides Background Information On Drought Relief Measures

Minister Provides Background Information On Drought Relief Measures

30 August 2018

New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair Drought Relief Measures Explained Victor P Taffa We had some welcome rain over the weekend but sadly it was nowhere near enough to bring this drought to an end, Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair said. As Nationals in Government, we are continuing to do everything […]

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Minister Listens To Concerns Of Recreational Fishing Industry

Minister Listens To Concerns Of Recreational Fishing Industry

29 August 2018

New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair Minister Meets With Recreational Fishing Industry Victor P Taffa Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair met with a number of representatives from the recreational fishing industry to hear their input following the recent Marine Estate Management Authority marine proposal announcement. “There has been considerable angst over […]

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Voting In National Fish And Chip Awards Open Until 15 September 2018

Voting In National Fish And Chip Awards Open Until 15 September 2018

26 August 2018

Western Australia Minister for Fisheries Dave Kelly Western Australia Could Have Australia’s Best Fish And Chips Wrapped Up Victor P Taffa Western Australia is aiming high in the 2018 fish and chips awards Awards will help Western Australia consumers support local fish and chips shops and fishers Western Australia has some of the world’s best […]

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Queensland Recreational Boating And Fishing Guide 2018-19 Now Available

Queensland Recreational Boating And Fishing Guide 2018-19 Now Available

26 August 2018

Queensland Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner Fishers To Land The Right Catch With New Boating And Fishing Guides Victor P Taffa Recreational fishers can have the latest information at their fingertips to help them land the right catch with the release today at the Brisbane Boat Show of 2 new guides. […]

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Rocky Reef Fishery Working Group To Rebuild Snapper Stocks

Rocky Reef Fishery Working Group To Rebuild Snapper Stocks

26 August 2018

Queensland Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner Rebuilding Snapper Stock A Priority For New Fishery Working Group Victor P Taffa Queensland’s new Rocky Reef Fishery Working Group will be asked to identify options to rebuild the snapper stock, which continues to be considered overfished. Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark […]

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Ian Cartwright To Lead ShellMAP Management Committee

Ian Cartwright To Lead ShellMAP Management Committee

25 August 2018

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Sarah Courtney ShellMAP To Enhance Tasmania’s Reputation For Quality Seafood Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is partnering with the oyster and shellfish industry to enhance Tasmania’s reputation for quality seafood and create stronger regional economies, Minister for Primary Industries and Water Sarah Courtney said. This year’s State Budget […]

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Moreton Bay Fishery Working Group Takes Shape

Moreton Bay Fishery Working Group Takes Shape

22 August 2018

Queensland Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner New Fishery Working Group For Moreton Bay Takes Shape Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government has announced the appointment of the new Moreton Bay Working Group under the landmark Sustainable Fisheries Strategy. Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner welcomed the appointed members who […]

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In Times Of Drought Buy Full Priced Milk And Give Our Farmers A Hand

In Times Of Drought Buy Full Priced Milk And Give Our Farmers A Hand

21 August 2018

New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair Don’t Lose Confidence In Our Farmers Victor P Taffa Despite the severe drought conditions across the state, the New South Wales Government and farmers representatives are reminding consumers that New South Wales produce should still be at the top of their shopping list. Minister for Primary […]

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