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...]

Website launched to help Farmers in Extreme Weather

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The Queensland Farmers' Federation (QFF) have this week launched a disaster and drought support website. The website is designed to assist farmers and primary producers with localised support during Queensland’s extreme weather conditions. The site provides postcode specific financial and social … [Read more...]

Industry welcomes new agricultural commissioner


The agricultural industry is celebrating the appointment of Mick Keogh as the first Agricultural Commissioner for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). Mr Keogh will lead the Agriculture Enforcement and Engagement Unit to deal directly with fair trading issues and consumer … [Read more...]