RURAL AND REGIONAL NEWS AND ARTICLES

More safe havens needed

  • June 14, 2019
  • FENCiT
Location matters for species struggling to survive under a changing climate. A new study led by Macquarie University has found we need to provide more safe havens for wildlife and...

Weaver Fencing starts on Kalgoorlie cell fence

  • June 13, 2019
  • FENCiT
Weaver Fencing begins construction of the Kalgoorlie Pastoral Alliance Cell Vermin-proof cell fence designed to protect livestock from wild dog attacks. Construction has kicked off on the Kalgoorlie Pastoral Alliance...

Coles to buy milk directly from farmers for Coles Brand…

  • June 5, 2019
  • FENCiT
Coles will begin sourcing milk directly from farmers in Victoria and Southern and Central New South Wales for Coles Brand fresh white milk, delivering more value to farmers including fair...

Better boating and better fishing for all Victorians

  • May 30, 2019
  • FENCiT
The Victorian Government is delivering on its commitments to better boating facilities and massive boosts to recreational fishing for thousands of Victorians thanks to an $82.2 million investment. As part...

Community approach to combat key regional pests

  • May 24, 2019
  • FENCiT
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 WA Government supports Recognised Biosecurity...

All clear for State Barrier Fence

  • May 21, 2019
  • FENCiT
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...

Big price swings if it rains

  • May 21, 2019
  • FENCiT
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. In its recently-released...

$25 million fix for ageing Dog Fence

  • May 21, 2019
  • FENCiT
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...

Riparian restoration field day for rural landholders

  • May 3, 2019
  • FENCiT
Rural landholders looking to improve biodiversity and productivity on their properties are invited to register for Lismore City Council’s next Rural Landholder Initiative field day at The Channon on Friday,...

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