Community co-ordinated efforts against local priority pest plants and animals are set to ramp up across large areas in the Mid-West and South-West regions.
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell has welcomed the Queensland government’s commitment to faster payment terms for small businesses and urges other states and territories to follow suit.
Australia’s largest and most recognised pool and spa company’s CEO, Remonda Martinez talks about her vision for the future and her time running Blue Haven Pools and Spas.
“Official figures for the first quarter of 2019 show that construction activity across Australia dropped by 1.9% compared with the end of 2018 – but there were signs of growth in some important areas,” Shane Garrett, Master Builders Australia’s Chief Economist said.
The WA Government is calling for expressions of interest to join the Infrastructure WA board, to provide independent advice to Government on the State’s long-term, job-creating infrastructure priorities.
WA Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan has welcomed the final environmental approval on the State Barrier Fence Esperance extension, which clears the way for work to begin by June 2019.
Australian cattle producers have welcomed the completion of the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (I-A CEPA), which eliminates of a number of meat and livestock tariffs.
With the Australian cattle herd at a 20-year low, this year’s (2019) beef market will be heavily influenced by seasonal conditions, with strong upside if seasons improve.
The South Australian State Government released a report into the South Australian Dog Fence which outlines a return on investment of up to 48 per cent to replace sections that are more than 100 years old at a cost of $25 million.
The Victorian Government hopes to provide certainty for Victoria’s timber industry and the jobs it supports with a new allocation order and the development of new timber plantation sites in Gippsland.