RURAL AND REGIONAL NEWS AND ARTICLES

Tuna champions caring for prized catch

  • August 23, 2019
  • FENCiT
Recreational game fishers in Portland will be encouraged to properly handle their Southern bluefin tuna catch as part of the national Tuna Champions campaign. Victorian Minister for Fishing and Boating...

Safer rural intersections across Gippsland

  • August 21, 2019
  • FENCiT
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. In...

$2 million to insure farmers against drought

  • August 15, 2019
  • FENCiT
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. "Drought continues to severely impact...

Dog Fence project rebuilding hope

  • August 15, 2019
  • FENCiT
The $25 million project to repair South Australia’s ailing dog fence and restore pastoralists faith in their future is underway. This collaborative effort by Federal and State governments as well...

Aussie beef: Leading sustainable production

  • August 15, 2019
  • FENCiT
The beef industry is not only thriving, it is achieving major milestones in its care for people, land and livestock. A report card into the sustainability of the Australian beef...

Celebrating 150 mobile towers across regional Victoria

  • August 12, 2019
  • FENCiT
Regional Victoria is set to be better connected than ever, with the Victorian Government announcing the delivery of 150 mobile phone towers across the state to improve safety, eliminate black...

EPA issues fine for failure to comply with wild dog…

  • August 2, 2019
  • FENCiT
The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has fined a landholder $500 and issued a formal warning for multiple alleged non-compliances when using fox and wild dog baits. The landholder had...

Historic gold mining town is Telstra’s 600th Mobile Black Spot…

  • August 2, 2019
  • FENCiT
The Victorian Gold Rush-era mountainside town of Walhalla now has mobile coverage and has become Telstra’s 600th Australian location to benefit under the Federal Government Mobile Black Spot Program. The...

New round of grants to support even more regional jobs

  • July 30, 2019
  • FENCiT
A new round of the QLD Government’s job-creating Rural Economic Development Grants has opened for expressions of interest. QLD Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner said $3.3...

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