Apple Pear And Cherry Growers Benefits From $400,000 Energy Grant

Apple Pear And Cherry Growers Benefits From $400,000 Energy Grant

13 February 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone $400,000 To Support Apple Pear And Cherry Growers Zap Energy Costs Victor P Taffa More than 20 South Australian apple, pear and cherry growers are set to benefit from a $400,000 State Government grant for new infrastructure aimed at reducing on-farm energy costs. Apple and Pear Growers […]

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Cultivating Rural Excellence Program Launched By Minister

Cultivating Rural Excellence Program Launched By Minister

12 February 2019

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett Investing In Tasmania’s Farming Community Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government has a bold vision for the State’s agricultural sector, and is committed to supporting the farming community by investing in education and resources for farmers wanting to take their business to the next level. “Today I […]

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Coffs Harbour Farmers Given Support By Deputy Premier

Coffs Harbour Farmers Given Support By Deputy Premier

07 February 2019

New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro More Legal Support To Protect Our Farmers In Coffs Harbour Victor P Taffa Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional New South Wales John Barilaro alongside the New South Wales Nationals Candidate for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh visited farms in Coffs Harbour today to discuss ‘right to farm’ issues […]

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Oyster Industry In South Australia On Road To Recovery

Oyster Industry In South Australia On Road To Recovery

02 February 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone South Australia Oyster Industry On The Road To Recovery Victor P Taffa South Australian oyster industry is a step closer to recovery no longer needing government supplied juvenile oysters (spat) and able to rely solely on spat produced by 4 commercial Eyre Peninsula suppliers. 3 years ago […]

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South Australia’s Food And Wine Revenue Up 2% On Previous Year

South Australia’s Food And Wine Revenue Up 2% On Previous Year

30 January 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone South Australia’s Food And Wine Revenue Reaches Record $20.3 Billion Victor P Taffa South Australia’s food and wine industries have been acknowledged for their outstanding contribution to the state’s economy as revenue reaches record levels, according to the latest State Government 2017-18 Primary Industries Scorecard. Figures from […]

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James McTavish Appointed New South Wales Cross Border Commissioner

James McTavish Appointed New South Wales Cross Border Commissioner

25 January 2019

New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair Interim Report Into Menindee Fish Kill Released Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government today released its interim report on the fish kill which occurred on December 15, 2018 and a further larger kill on January 6, 2019 in […]

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Local Lobster Program To Be Expanded

Local Lobster Program To Be Expanded

21 January 2019

Western Australia Minister for Fisheries Dave Kelly Review Finds Better Local Lobster Program Needed For Western Australia Victor P Taffa Review finds previous government’s Local Lobster Program is too small and too inaccessible McGowan Government proposing to allow Western Australians to have greater access to this iconic seafood A review conducted by the Department of […]

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New South Wales Generates 30 % Of Nation’s Food And Beverage Income For 2016-17

New South Wales Generates 30 % Of Nation’s Food And Beverage Income For 2016-17

21 January 2019

New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair Recipe To Boost Food Manufacturing Sector Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government today launched a new strategy to support New South Wales businesses that are filling plates and satisfying palates around the world, the food and beverage manufacturing industry. Minister for Trade and Industry Niall […]

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Minister Congratulates Winners At 2019 Tasmanian Wine Show Awards

Minister Congratulates Winners At 2019 Tasmanian Wine Show Awards

19 January 2019

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett Tasmanian Export Wine Of The Year 2019 Victor P Taffa Congratulations to industry legends, Peter Dawson and Tim James, whose 2015 Chardonnay has taken out the Export Wine of Show International Judges Trophy at the 2019 Tasmanian Wine Show Awards. In a year in which Tasmanian […]

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Andrews Govt Provides Grant Expanding Bush Food Industry On Great South Coast

Andrews Govt Provides Grant Expanding Bush Food Industry On Great South Coast

18 January 2019

Victoria Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes Bush Food Trials To Explore A New Agricultural Industry Victor P Taffa Some of Victoria’s oldest flavours will soon be accessible to dining tables across the world, thanks to an Andrews Government grant to expand the bush food industry on the Great South Coast. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn […]

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Drought Sees Lake Burrendong Drop To Approximately 10 % Of Water Storage Level

Drought Sees Lake Burrendong Drop To Approximately 10 % Of Water Storage Level

16 January 2019

New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Water Niall Blair Aerators On Their Way For Lake Burrendong Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government will fast track the installation of up to 4 water aerators at Lake Burrendong, to reduce the risk of any further fish kill events caused by algae-blooms, black water […]

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Aeration Technology Minimising Further Fish Kills To Be Installed

Aeration Technology Minimising Further Fish Kills To Be Installed

15 January 2019

New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Water Niall Blair Breathing Life Into Fish As Drought Worsens Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government will support aeration work to minimise the risk of further fish kills across the state. Visiting Lake Keepit today, Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Water, Niall Blair said […]

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Dr. Kevin de Witte Appointed Chief Veterinary Officer For Tasmania

Dr. Kevin de Witte Appointed Chief Veterinary Officer For Tasmania

14 January 2019

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett New Chief Veterinary Officer For Tasmania Starts Victor P Taffa Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett is pleased to announce that a new Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO) for Tasmania has started work after an extensive national recruitment process. Dr. Kevin de Witte was appointed […]

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More Than 120 Modules Now Deployed For Esperance Artificial Reef

More Than 120 Modules Now Deployed For Esperance Artificial Reef

14 January 2019

Western Australia Minister for Fisheries Dave Kelly Western Australia Minister for Regional Development Alannah MacTiernan New Fishing Mecca Off Esperance In Place To Attract Anglers Victor P Taffa More than 120 modules have now been deployed for Esperance artificial reef Reef is designed to provide locals and tourists access to safe fishing experiences Project is […]

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Dairy In Regional Victoria Accounts For 62 % Of Annual National Milk Production

Dairy In Regional Victoria Accounts For 62 % Of Annual National Milk Production

13 January 2019

Victoria Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development Jaclyn Symes Backing Our Dairy Farmers In Northern Victoria Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is getting on with supporting our dairy farmers in Northern Victoria with funding for an industry-led project aimed at boosting jobs, training and skills across the sector. Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development Jaclyn […]

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Drought Largely Responsible For Darling River Fish Kill

Drought Largely Responsible For Darling River Fish Kill

10 January 2019

New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair Recovery Underway Following Fish Kill Victor P Taffa Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair visited Menindee today and committed the New South Wales Government to helping the Menindee community and the ecosystem in Western New South Wales recover as quickly as possible following a major fish […]

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Marshall Govt Declares Zero-Tolerance Approach Against Fruit Fly At Yamba

Marshall Govt Declares Zero-Tolerance Approach Against Fruit Fly At Yamba

09 January 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone Zero Tolerance Against Fruit Fly At Yamba Victor P Taffa Marshall Government has stepped up its fight against fruit fly with a zero-tolerance approach to come into effect at the Yamba Quarantine Station from today. Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development Tim Whetstone said the new […]

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Agreement Between SARDI And Adelaide University On Agricultural Research

Agreement Between SARDI And Adelaide University On Agricultural Research

09 January 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone SARDI Joins With Adelaide University To Increase Agricultural Research Capability Victor P Taffa State Government has signed a significant agreement with the University of Adelaide to deliver benefits in research, development and extension for primary industries in the state. Through the agreement, Primary Industries and Regions SA […]

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Soil Testing Centre Boosted By $1.8 Million Upgrade

Soil Testing Centre Boosted By $1.8 Million Upgrade

09 January 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone $1.8 Million Upgrade To Soil Testing Centre To Boost Agriculture In South Australia Victor P Taffa Australia’s grains, horticulture and wine industries will benefit from a $1.8 Million upgrade to the South Australian Research and Development Institute’s   MDC conducts vital diagnostic soil testing to assist growers and […]

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Submissions For Western Rock Lobster Festival Open Until 7 February 2019

Submissions For Western Rock Lobster Festival Open Until 7 February 2019

28 December 2018

Western Australia Minister for Fisheries Dave Kelly Strong Support For Western Australia’s New International Lobster Festival Victor P Taffa McGowan Government appoints a working group to progress plans for Western Australia first-ever event Submissions open for industry and community to progress lobster festival plans Strong support from businesses, councils and the community for the McGowan […]

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