Strawberry Industry Production Boost Forecast

Strawberry Industry Production Boost Forecast

28 March 2020

Queensland Minister for Agricultural Industry Development Mark Furner Funding Plugs Big Future For Strawberry Industry Victor P Taffa A Stanthorpe seedling producer will boost production of strawberry plants to meet market demand and create up to 20 regional jobs with a funding boost from the Palaszczuk Government. Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark […]

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Here For WA Campaign Connects Job Seekers With Opportunities

Here For WA Campaign Connects Job Seekers With Opportunities

27 March 2020

Western Australia Minister for Agriculture and Food Alannah MacTiernan Initiatives To Supply Agricultural Labour Victor P Taffa New ‘Here for WA’ campaign to connect job seekers with opportunities across regional Western Australia (WA) McGowan Government and industry leaders working together to support agriculture, fisheries and food jobs New program to help track agriculture labour needs […]

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Bushfire-Affected Kangaroo Island Farmers Receives Greater Support

Bushfire-Affected Kangaroo Island Farmers Receives Greater Support

21 March 2020

South Australia Minister for Regional Development Tim Whetstone More Support For Bushfire-Affected Kangaroo Island Victor P Taffa Kangaroo Island is one step closer to recovery after the Federal and South Australian Governments today announced $3.7 Million in joint funding to support bushfire-affected farmers. It will provide support over the next 6 months with associated freight […]

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Gold Coast Recreational Fisher Convicted Of 6 Fishing Offences

Gold Coast Recreational Fisher Convicted Of 6 Fishing Offences

21 March 2020

Queensland Minister for Fisheries Mark Furner Recreational Fisher Convicted And Ordered To Do Community Service Victor P Taffa A recreational fisher who committed 6 fisheries offences on the Gold Coast has been convicted and ordered to do 160 hours of community service. Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner said the man was […]

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Hervey Bay Recreational Fisher Fined $5,000

Hervey Bay Recreational Fisher Fined $5,000

21 March 2020

Queensland Minister for Fisheries Mark Furner Crab Pot Pincher Nipped With Fine Victor P Taffa A recreational fisher in Hervey Bay has been fined $5,000 and ordered to pay restitution after admitting to interfering with commercial crab pots and illegally selling mud crabs. Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner said the man […]

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Beekeeping Industry Supported With Emergency Package

Beekeeping Industry Supported With Emergency Package

12 February 2020

Queensland Minister for Agriculture Industry Development Mark Furner $1 Million Package Putting The Buzz Back In Beekeeping Industry Victor P Taffa $1 Million emergency package will provide much needed relief for Queensland’s beekeeping industry. Package will fund the waiver of this year’s permit fees for accessing state forests and protected areas, as well as free […]

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New Barley Variety Welcomed By Minister

New Barley Variety Welcomed By Minister

09 February 2020

Western Australia Minister for Agriculture and Food Alannah MacTiernan New Barley Variety Set To Conquer Western Australia Grainbelt Victor P Taffa New barley variety, Maximus CL to expand Western Australia grain growers’ arsenal of crop options to boost profitability McGowan Government investment in cereal breeding supporting Western Australia farmers, regional jobs A new generation barley […]

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More Than 90,000 Native Fish Stocked At Myponga Reservoir

More Than 90,000 Native Fish Stocked At Myponga Reservoir

07 February 2020

South Australia Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs Rec fishers Rejoice With Myponga Reservoir Fish Release Victor P Taffa More than 90,000 native fish have been stocked at Myponga Reservoir, as part of the Marshall Government’s commitment to offer recreational activities at reservoirs across South Australia. With keen anglers dropping a line at the […]

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Tagged Fish Prizemoney Worth Up To $10,000

Tagged Fish Prizemoney Worth Up To $10,000

06 February 2020

Victoria Minister for Fishing and Boating Jaala Pulford Golden Tags Luring Fishers Back To Fire Affected Areas Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is encouraging recreational fishers back to bushfire-affected areas by giving them the chance at landing a tagged fish worth up to $10,000. “We want to get people back to East Gippsland and the […]

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Lake Sorell To Reopen For The Public From 8 February 2020

Lake Sorell To Reopen For The Public From 8 February 2020

05 February 2020

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett Lake Sorell Reopens Victor P Taffa Tasmanian Government is committed to effectively managing Tasmania’s inland fisheries, promoting participation in trout fishing, increasing access for anglers, and supporting regional businesses and communities. Thanks to more than 25 years of carp eradication work from Tasmania’s Inland Fisheries Service […]

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Support Announced For Victoria’s Wine Industry

Support Announced For Victoria’s Wine Industry

02 February 2020

Victoria Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes Supporting Victoria’s Wine Industry With Bushfire Recovery Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is supporting the state’s world-class wine industry with a new $2.5 Million package to help growers and producers impacted by the recent bushfires with technical advice to help make the best decisions for their business. Minister for […]

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Support Announced For Southern And Eastern Queensland Farmers

Support Announced For Southern And Eastern Queensland Farmers

02 February 2020

Queensland Minister for Agricultural Industry Development Mark Furner Bushfire Assistance Extended For More Queensland Primary Producers Victor P Taffa Farmers across Southern and Eastern Queensland who were hit by the recent bushfires can now access low interest Disaster Assistance Loans of up to $500,000 to support their recovery journey. Assistance is being provided through the […]

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Agribusiness Investment Attraction Fund Applications Open Until 9 March 2020

Agribusiness Investment Attraction Fund Applications Open Until 9 March 2020

01 February 2020

Western Australia Minister for Agriculture and Food Alannah MacTiernan Value Adding Grants To Stimulate Agrifood Jobs Victor P Taffa $4.55 Million in matching grants available to support regional agrifood and processing businesses to invest, expand, grow and create jobs McGowan Government’s Value Add Agribusiness Investment Attraction Fund driving job creation in the regions McGowan Government […]

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Tasmanian Rock Lobster Quota To Be Rolled Over

Tasmanian Rock Lobster Quota To Be Rolled Over

30 January 2020

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett Support For Tasmania’s Rock Lobster Industry Victor P Taffa Gutwein Government will enable Tasmanian rock lobster quota to be rolled over into the next year quota to support fishers impacted by local restrictions on movement in China, associated with the coronavirus outbreak, Minister for Primary Industries […]

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Bush Fire Affected Wine Grape Growers Offered Smoke Taint Tests

Bush Fire Affected Wine Grape Growers Offered Smoke Taint Tests

30 January 2020

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone Smoke Taint Tests Offered To Bush Fire Affected Wine Grape Growers Victor P Taffa Adelaide Hills and Kangaroo Island wine grape growers will have access to subsidised smoke taint test samples to assist them in better understanding the impact on their crop from the bush fires. As […]

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Farmers Given Flexibility To Upgrade Boundary Fences

Farmers Given Flexibility To Upgrade Boundary Fences

29 January 2020

Victoria Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes Fencing Upgrades To Help Landholders Recover From Fire Victor P Taffa Victorian Government will help landholders in bushfire-affected communities repair damaged or destroyed fences between private land and National Parks, State Parks and State forests. Funding announced today by Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes gives farmers the flexibility to […]

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Country Shows Are Good Value For Everyone

Country Shows Are Good Value For Everyone

26 January 2020

New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro New South Wales Minister for Mental Health Bronnie Taylor Country Shows Must Go On Victor P Taffa Country shows will go ahead across regional New South Wales despite crippling drought and bush fire devastation with the New South Wales Government to sponsor the popular agricultural events that boost […]

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Choose The Right Bait When You Go Fishing

Choose The Right Bait When You Go Fishing

24 January 2020

Queensland Minister for Fisheries Mark Furner Don’t Use Supermarket Prawns As Bait Victor P Taffa Choosing the right bait when you go fishing can play a vital role in protecting our waterways from exotic diseases that could wreak havoc with local industries. Launching a new bait education campaign, Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries […]

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Mid-West Shearing Graduates Announced

Mid-West Shearing Graduates Announced

20 January 2020

Western Australia Minister for Agriculture and Food Alannah MacTiernan First Aboriginal Trainees Graduate From Mid-West Shearing Camp Victor P Taffa Aboriginal trainees graduate from shearing camp run by State Government and Mhunga Whalla Success of camp to pave the way for new Aboriginal-focused training hubs in Mid-West and other parts of the State First trainees […]

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Wine Industry Targets Growth Of 1.5 Million Cases In 2020

Wine Industry Targets Growth Of 1.5 Million Cases In 2020

19 January 2020

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett Tasmanian Wine Shines Again Victor P Taffa Tasmanian Government has been the strongest backer of the state’s flourishing world class wine industry, Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett said. Tasmania’s best wines have been celebrated at the gala 2020 Tasmanian Wine Show in Launceston […]

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