RURAL AND REGIONAL NEWS AND ARTICLES

Be aware of blue green algae risks

  • February 21, 2019
  • FENCiT
Hunter Local Land Services is urging landholders to check their water supplies for blue green algae, with several Red Alerts issued in our area. Recently 12 cattle died in the...

Bushfire assistance for northern NSW

  • February 18, 2019
  • FENCiT
Disaster assistance is available for northern NSW communities affected by the bushfires that started on 11 February 2019. Assistance is available for Armidale, Inverell, Kyogle and Tenterfield communities. It is...

BHP Foundation supports Queensland Monsoon Flood appeal

  • February 13, 2019
  • FENCiT
The BHP Foundation will donate AU$250,000 to the Australian Red Cross to support flood disaster relief efforts in North Queensland, Australia. The size and scale of the flood is unprecedented....

More than $30,000 raised for rural aid at the Toyota…

  • February 12, 2019
  • FENCiT
Generous country music goers have raised a total of $32,465 for drought charity Rural Aid while attending Australia's largest music festival, the Toyota Country Music Festival. Donations were given as...

Assistance keeps rolling out to flood-affected North Queensland residents

  • February 11, 2019
  • FENCiT
The QLD Government’s community recovery efforts are in full swing across Townsville, including teams of outreach workers who are visiting some of the worst-hit areas to help people who are...

Medibank offers financial support for customers impacted by the Townsville…

  • February 6, 2019
  • FENCiT
Medibank and ahm are offering support for flood-affected customers in Townsville and surrounding areas, with eligible customers able to suspend their policy for up to 2 years or receive financial...

Fixing country roads as maintenance blitz ramps up

  • February 6, 2019
  • FENCiT
Regional and rural councils can now apply for a share in more than $70 million for safer and more reliable roads thanks to the Victorian Government. Second round grants of...

SME and regional procurement: making it easier to do business…

  • February 2, 2019
  • FENCiT
Small, medium and regional enterprises will find it easier to do business with the NSW Government under a major procurement policy. Martin Hoffman, Secretary of the Department of Finance, Services...

Grant to help farmers increase WA pine resource

  • January 30, 2019
  • FENCiT
WA Forestry Minister Dave Kelly opened up grants to farmers and other landowners who are interested in establishing pine plantations on their properties to increase Western Australia's softwood resource. The...

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