RURAL AND REGIONAL NEWS AND ARTICLES

Help to rebuild fencing after bushfires

  • January 17, 2020
  • FENCiT
Initial $100 million bushfire emergency support for primary producers. Farm, fish and forestry businesses in fire-affected regions will get the help they need to rebuild with an initial $100 million...

LGNSW welcomes $60 million for bushfires recovery

  • January 13, 2020
  • FENCiT
Local Government NSW (LGNSW) welcomes an initial $60 million in Australian government funding for 42 of the most severely bushfire affected local government areas, 33 of which are in NSW....

Disaster assistance extended for bushfire affected communities in Victoria

  • January 13, 2020
  • FENCiT
Bushfire assistance of up to $1960 per family has been extended to communities in 14 Victorian council areas to help relieve personal hardship and distress. People in the Ararat, Alpine,...

Conservation fencing Aussie Ark - Aussie mammals

  • January 9, 2020
  • FENCiT
Aussie Ark is returning Barrington Tops to its original state prior to European settlement with innovative Waratah Fencing. Check out this short version of the popular Aussie Ark / Devil...

Industry funding for dog-fenced areas

  • January 9, 2020
  • FENCiT
Sheep and Goat Industry Funding Scheme launches $2.25 million grant scheme for wild dog control in dog-fenced areas. Industry-led initiative complements the Western Australian Government's $17.28 million investment in wild...

$10 million extra to combat feral animals

  • January 9, 2020
  • FENCiT
This is on top of $15 million already announced to build dog fences and control weeds. Another $10 million will be delivered to drought-affected farmers and land managers to fight...

Grants to rebuild fences

  • January 9, 2020
  • FENCiT
Grants of up to $15,000 are now available for primary producers and small businesses to assist with bushfire clean-up and restoration costs. The Natural Disaster Recovery Relief Grant is available...

Farming communities hit hard by bushfires

  • January 7, 2020
  • FENCiT
As the bushfire crisis deepens across Australia, Minister for Agriculture Bridget McKenzie urged regional communities to continue to prioritise personal safety as concern for livestock grows. "The devastating loss of...

Extension of Australian Government assistance to Snowy Valleys Council area

  • January 7, 2020
  • FENCiT
Payments of $1000 per adult and $400 per child are now available to those worst-hit by the bushfires in the local government area of Snowy Valleys in NSW. Assistance is...

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