Do you work in or travel through high bushfire and grassfire risk areas over summer?
Just 20 years ago the Australian sheep industry was in dire straits – today its worth more than $8.6 billion per year, an increase of almost 50% compared to when the Cooperative Research Centre for Sheep Industry Innovation was launched in 2001.
The critically endangered Bridled Nail-tail Wallaby has been successfully reintroduced into a large feral predator proof fenced area within Pilliga State Conservation Area, near Narrabri.
Energex and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services are urging property owners to take extra precautions while conducting controlled burns near the electricity network.
Disaster assistance is now available for communities in the Armidale, Clarence Valley, Glen Innes, Inverell, Tenterfield, Uralla and Walcha Local Government Areas that have been affected by bushfires since 31 August 2019.
The Victorian Government is celebrating the start of the trout and other freshwater fishing season with the Ballarat Fishing Festival.
Recreational game fishers in Portland will be encouraged to properly handle their Southern bluefin tuna catch as part of the national Tuna Champions campaign.
Nineteen of Gippsland’s highest-risk intersections will be made safer as part of the first round of the Victorian Government’s state-wide blitz targeting rural and regional Victoria’s most dangerous intersections.
The National Farmers’ Federation has welcomed the NSW Government’s $2 million to explore options for developing financial risk management tools that help farmers manage drought.
The $25 million project to repair South Australia’s ailing dog fence and restore pastoralists faith in their future is underway.