Forces join to protect the reef

Collaboration between sectors will help reduce the effects of agriculture on the Great Barrier Reef.

Farmers, conservationists and resource management bodies have formally joined forced to protect Australia's precious Great Barrier Reef from the affects of agricultural activity. Members of the Reef Alliance have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to establish a code of conduct that … [Read more...]

BOM promises farmers better seasonal forecasting


Farmers and growers often find themselves at the mercy of Mother Nature, but her movements are about to become easier to predict with improved seasonal forecasting. The Bureau of Meteorology will invest $3.3 million to improve the accuracy and frequency of seasonal projections in order to aid … [Read more...]

Application lodged for Urannah Dam study funding

A map of the Urannah Dam. Source:

The State Government’s Department of Natural Resources and Mines are lodging an application for funding for a Urannah Dam feasibility study with the Federal Government’s National Water Infrastructure Development Fund. Federal Member for Dawson George Christensen praised the move and the potential … [Read more...]