The 2017-18 Budget continues initiatives focused on supporting NSW exporters, who account for 42 per cent of all Australia’s services exports, attracting international investment into NSW, and developing strategic industries such as defence.
Thirty Australian dairy industry representatives are in China on an Austrade-led trade mission to demonstrate their products, services and technology at the China Dairy Expo.
The Cattle Council of Australia is calling for a united front between Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) and the Australian Meat Processing Corporation (AMPC) to co-operatively invest and accelerate the roll out of Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) objective carcass measurement technology across the Australian red meat processing sector.
Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) has sought formal agreement from the Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC) to jointly fund an accelerated rollout of DEXA objective measurement technology across Australia’s red meat processing industry.
The Federal Government has fast tracked the delivery of its election commitment to establish a new $4 billion Regional Investment Corporation (RIC), and introduced legislation into Parliament to establish the new body.
The revelation of a commercial bailout relationship between Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) and the Graziers’ Investment Company (GIC) during recent Senate estimates has prompted WAFarmers to support a call for the funds to go back to the wool grower shareholders.
WA Premier Mark McGowan and WA Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan will join key agriculture industry stakeholders for the third of the WA Government's Industry Engagement Consortiums, focused on creating jobs and fostering economic growth in agribusiness.
The Federal Government launched negotiations to open new markets to Australian farmers through a free trade agreement with Peru.