The Australian Government and the Australian wine industry are teaming up to attract an additional 40,000 international tourists to Australia's iconic wine regions through the $50 million Export and Regional Wine Support Package.
Western Australia's first commercial walnut orchard, Omega Walnuts, will start putting its freshly harvested produce through its new Manjimup production facility.
Territory success story Humpty Doo Barramundi (HDB) is celebrating the commissioning of a new set of ponds to complete its expansion, after demand for its saltwater barra has continued to climb.
The Victorian Government is backing the Macedon Ranges Wine Region with a $68,775 package to increase Australian and overseas markets, boost wine tourism and grow local businesses in the region.
A critical step towards delivering a key element of the Government’s Dairy Support Package was taken, with a provider engaged to implement the Commodity Milk Price Index.
Australia’s growing native food sector has been supported in its push to export more of its produce overseas, with an almost $400,000 investment from the Australian Government.
Continued collaboration between industry, regulators and the Australian Government will be key to the success of the live export industry going forward, the Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Luke Hartsuyker, said at the LIVEXchange 2017 conference in Perth.
A new project in the town of Hughenden, Queensland, granted Major Project Status by the Australian Government, is estimated to provide over 300 jobs and provide graziers with an alternative path to market for their cattle.