99.5 % Of New South Wales Drought Affected

99.5 % Of New South Wales Drought Affected

09 April 2019

New South Wales Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall Drought Retains Tight Grip Despite Rain Victor P Taffa New South Wales continues to experience prolonged and widespread drought conditions despite some welcome rainfall in March, Minister for Agriculture and Minister for Western New South Wales Adam Marshall said today. Drought conditions are affecting the east, eastern […]

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Black Knapweed Discovered At Tenterfield

Black Knapweed Discovered At Tenterfield

09 April 2019

New South Wales Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall Black Knapweed Investigation At Tenterfield Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government agencies are working closely with Tenterfield Shire Council to eradicate the first infestation of black knapweed in the State, following its discovery near the northern New South Wales township recently. Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall […]

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Fruit Fly Attract Fines In South Australia During Easter 2019

Fruit Fly Attract Fines In South Australia During Easter 2019

08 April 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone Don’t Hop Into South Australia With Fruit Fly These Easter Holidays Victor P Taffa Interstate travellers heading into South Australia during the school and Easter holidays are being reminded to leave fruit and vegetables at home and avoid risking a fine. Minister for Primary Industries and Regional […]

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Disgraceful Animal Activist Protestors Condemned By New South Wales Govt

Disgraceful Animal Activist Protestors Condemned By New South Wales Govt

08 April 2019

New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro New South Wales Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall New South Wales Government Condemns Animal Activist Protests Victor P Taffa Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional New South Wales John Barilaro and New South Wales Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall have today condemned the illegal activities of protestors targeting […]

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Marshall Govt Serious On Rabbit Control

Marshall Govt Serious On Rabbit Control

02 April 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone New Rabbit Control Coordinator Hopping Into Action Victor P Taffa A new Rabbit Control Coordinator has been appointed as the Marshall Government is working with landholders to wipe out local populations of Australia’s most destructive environmental and agricultural pest. South Australia’s new Rabbit Control Coordinator, Josh Rosser, […]

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Marshall Govt Serious On Wild Dog Control

Marshall Govt Serious On Wild Dog Control

02 April 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone Wild Dog Control Remains A Priority Victor P Taffa Protecting South Australia’s $4.3 Billion livestock industry from the threat of wild dogs remains a high priority for the State Government. Minister for Primary Industries and Regions Tim Whetstone said in the 9 months since the State Government […]

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Tasmanian Beekeeper Association Launceston Meeting Attended By Minister

Tasmanian Beekeeper Association Launceston Meeting Attended By Minister

31 March 2019

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett Support For Tasmanian Bee Industry Victor P Taffa Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett attended the Tasmanian Beekeeper Association meeting in Launceston, along with representatives from Agrigrowth, Parks and Wildlife and the Department of State Growth. Hodgman Government places a high value on our […]

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$1.3 Million Funding Boost For Gulf Mud Crab Exports Announced By Minister

$1.3 Million Funding Boost For Gulf Mud Crab Exports Announced By Minister

30 March 2019

Queensland Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner Funding Boost For Gulf Mud Crab Exports Victor P Taffa Export ready food businesses will soon be conquering international markets with funding from the Palaszczuk Government to help grow their enterprises. Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner said Australian Gulf Seafoods was […]

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Northern Territory Drought-Affected Farmers Eligible For Rebates Up To $25,000

Northern Territory Drought-Affected Farmers Eligible For Rebates Up To $25,000

29 March 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industries and Resources Paul Kirby $25,000 Rebates For Drought-Affected Northern Territory Farmers Victor P Taffa Government rebates of up to $25,000 are now available to eligible drought-affected Northern Territory farmers, for the purchase and installation of emergency water infrastructure. Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industries and Resources Paul Kirby will […]

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Beekeepers Reminded To Register And Brand Their Hives

Beekeepers Reminded To Register And Brand Their Hives

28 March 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone Unregistered Hives Prompt Reminder To Bee Good Victor P Taffa Beekeepers in South Australia are being reminded to register and brand their hives after a number of unregistered hives were discovered in the Lower South East. Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development Tim Whetstone said there […]

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362 Km Carnarvon Rangelands Barrier Fence To Span 805,000 ha

362 Km Carnarvon Rangelands Barrier Fence To Span 805,000 ha

26 March 2019

Western Australia Minister for Agriculture and Food Alannah MacTiernan Carnarvon Cell Fence To Keep Out Wild Dogs Victor P Taffa $986,000 towards Carnarvon Rangelands Barrier Fence Vermin-proof cell fence designed to protect stock from wild dog attacks Western Australian Government has today announced $986,000 of funding towards a cell fence to protect sheep stations in […]

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Rapid Export Growth For Buffalo Industry With New Code Of Practice

Rapid Export Growth For Buffalo Industry With New Code Of Practice

25 March 2019

Northern Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Paul Kirby Buffalo Industry Continues Rapid Export Growth Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Buffalo Industry has marked its emergence as an up-and-coming economic powerhouse by launching a new Code of Practice today. “Northern Territory Buffalo Industry is benefiting from a growing export market, something that will help to […]

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Red Meat Industry Receives $7.5 Million In Funding

Red Meat Industry Receives $7.5 Million In Funding

25 March 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone $7.5 Million To Beef Up South Australia’s Red Meat Industry Victor P Taffa Marshall Government will inject $7.5 Million into South Australia’s red meat sector in a bid to grow productivity in the industry and further strengthen biosecurity. This new State Government investment from the Economic and […]

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East Coast Farmers Provided With Drought Funding Assistance

East Coast Farmers Provided With Drought Funding Assistance

22 March 2019

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett Assistance For East Coast Farmers Victor P Taffa Tasmanian Government welcomes today’s announcement of additional funding for Break O’Day and Glamorgan Spring Bay councils through the Federal Government’s Drought Communities Program. It is critical that governments plan for the future, given that droughts are a normal […]

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Clear Winner Announced At 2019 Tasmanian Dairy Business Of The Year Award

Clear Winner Announced At 2019 Tasmanian Dairy Business Of The Year Award

22 March 2019

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett Congratulations To DairyTas Award Winners Victor P Taffa Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett congratulated all the winners of the Tasmanian Dairy Awards held last night. Clear Springs Dairy at Meander, operated by Tim and Fiona Salter, was named as the 2019 Tasmanian Dairy […]

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Marshall Govt Announces Funding For Hailstorm Heroes’ Apple Campaign 2019

Marshall Govt Announces Funding For Hailstorm Heroes’ Apple Campaign 2019

21 March 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone Be A Hailstorm Hero And Buy Some Storm Impacted Fruit Victor P Taffa Marshall Government has today announced $60,000 in funding to reinvigorate the ‘Hailstorm Heroes’ campaign to support local growers by encouraging consumers to buy imperfect apples. Apples impacted by the severe hailstorm last November will […]

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Farmers Given Another Reprieve On Milk Prices

Farmers Given Another Reprieve On Milk Prices

20 March 2019

New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair Coles And Aldi Step Up Victor P Taffa New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair has welcomed the move by Coles and Aldi to raise their milk prices to help support our State’s dairy farmers. “This is a great start for dairy farmers who […]

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Agricultural Export Centre To Be Established At Toowoomba

Agricultural Export Centre To Be Established At Toowoomba

20 March 2019

Queensland Minister for State Development Cameron Dick Queensland Minister for Agriculture Mark Furner Toowoomba Progresses To Business Case Stage For Agricultural Export Centre Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government has invited Wagner Group Holdings to submit a business case for a possible multimillion-dollar agricultural export distribution centre at Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport. Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, […]

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New South Wales Govt To Appoint Fresh Milk And Dairy Advocate

New South Wales Govt To Appoint Fresh Milk And Dairy Advocate

17 March 2019

New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair Finding Out The Costs In A Litre Of Milk Victor P Taffa Fresh milk industry in New South Wales is set for a real shake up, with the New South Wales Liberals and Nationals are calling for radical action from supply chain participants, as well as […]

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Western Australia Govt Introduces Revised Pest Rate For Fruit Fly

Western Australia Govt Introduces Revised Pest Rate For Fruit Fly

16 March 2019

Western Australia Minister for Alannah Agriculture and Food MacTiernan Fairer Pest Rate Targets Carnarvon Fruit Fly Victor P Taffa Fairer pest rate introduced for Carnarvon growers for 2018-19 Rates will support continued efforts to combat destructive fruit fly pest Western Australian Government has introduced a revised declared pest rate for Carnarvon growers to help rid […]

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