RURAL AND REGIONAL NEWS AND ARTICLES

EPA issues fine for breach of dog baiting rules

  • April 3, 2020
  • FENCiT
The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is reminding landholders to use pesticide baits correctly after a landholder was fined for multiple alleged non-compliance when using fox and wild dog baits....

WIRES and Landcare Australia join forces in $1 million post-bushfire…

  • April 2, 2020
  • FENCiT
WIRES and Landcare Australia have announced a landmark $1million partnership supporting recovery of wildlife habitats impacted by bushfire and drought across Australia. Facilitated by unprecedented public appeals and donations, the...

Fencing after the fires

  • April 2, 2020
  • FENCiT
The bushfires that ravaged Australia not long ago have cut a wide swathe out of the existing fence infrastructure. These gaps need to be plugged and the fencing industry has...

Landholders urged to enrol now for important poll

  • March 26, 2020
  • FENCiT
Rural landholders in NSW are being urged to have their say on the direction of Local Land Services. With drought, fires and floods having a major impact on regional NSW,...

Online service provision for safety of customers and staff

  • March 26, 2020
  • FENCiT
Local Land Services is taking important steps in reducing the spread of COVID-19, for the safety of customers and employees. Offices of Local Land Services are now open by appointment...

Rookwood Weir Project

  • March 16, 2020
  • FENCiT
SunWater is continuing to work towards the delivery of the Rookwood Weir. Work has begun on some of the enabling works and the main contractor of the weir itself is...

Engaging Victoria’s youth to manage invasive species

  • February 13, 2020
  • FENCiT
More young people will be at the forefront of efforts to manage invasive species, thanks to new grants from the Victorian Government. Victorian Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes announced 12...

Australian Government assistance to help people affected by NSW bushfires

  • February 5, 2020
  • FENCiT
Up to 13 weeks income support is now available for those worst-hit by the bushfires in the Cootamundra-Gundagai, Goulburn Mulwaree and Wagga Wagga council areas. Assistance is being provided through...

LGNSW welcomes rate relief for bushfire victims

  • February 5, 2020
  • FENCiT
Local Government NSW (LGNSW) has welcomed the State Government’s decision to cover the costs of council rates, providing some relief to bushfire affected councils and their communities. The decision follows...

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