Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister, Luke Hartsuyker, and the Member for Barker, Tony Pasin, visited Maggie Beer’s farmhouse in Nuriootpa to see Australia’s new Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) changes being adopted, well ahead of the deadline.
The Australian vegetable industry has responded to the Federal Government’s plan to abolish the 457 skilled migration visa and replace it with a new multi-stream temporary visa, saying it is vital that regional Australia receives appropriate consideration under the replacement scheme.
Victoria's farm lobby is calling on the Federal Government to double-down on investment in agricultural businesses by extending an initiative for small businesses to instantly write-off assets worth up to $20,000.
CANEGROWERS has welcomed the announcement that a Code of Conduct will be put in place for the sugar industry to prevent a repeat of the long-running marketing dispute that has left 1500 growers in limbo for the 2017 season.
Australian horticulture growers will be able to secure fairer returns on their produce thanks to the Federal Government’s new and improved Horticulture Code of Conduct, which will provide a stronger framework to support dispute resolution between growers and traders.
Close collaboration with our nearest regional neighbours is an important part of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority’s (AFMA) efforts towards combatting and preventing illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has welcomed the passing of the Queensland Government’s Farm Business Debt Mediation Bill that legislates farm debt mediation in Queensland.