Victoria’s mussel growing industry in Port Phillip and Western Port is set to expand following the allocation of 65 hectares of water to six operators.
Victorian farmers are claiming a major victory as Victorian State Parliament passed the Victorian Government’s Resources Legislation Amendment (Fracking) Bill 2016, making Victoria the first Australian state to permanently ban fracking.
Landmark legislation to permanently ban fracking for gas will return to the Victorian Parliament as the Victorian Government puts regional communities first to protect our clean and green reputation.
February 2017 marks a huge turning point in pest rabbit management for Australia, with the national mail out of information to drive the release of RHDV1 K5, the Korean strain of a naturally-occurring rabbit virus first released here in 1996.
Farmers in Gippsland have thrown their support behind the Victorian Government’s move to permanently ban hydraulic fracking and extraction of coal seam gas.
Growers in Victoria’s Sunraysia region are being urged to apply for a Clean Up and Restoration Grant if they were directly affected by the Remembrance Day storms in November 2016.
Australia is hosting around 150 international delegates for the fifth Commission Meeting of the South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation (SPRFMO), which continues in Adelaide.
Rural landholders across the Australian Capital Territory are invited to apply for a share of $150,000 in grants to boost sustainable agriculture practices and build resilient, healthy farms.