RURAL AND REGIONAL NEWS AND ARTICLES

More mobile coverage for regional Victoria

  • July 18, 2018
  • FENCiT
The Victorian Government has announced the locations of its latest round of mobile phone towers as part of the Victorian Mobile Black Spot Project (VMBSP). The Victorian Government is partnering...

More funding to protect Corangamite catchments

  • July 16, 2018
  • FENCiT
The Victorian Government will provide more funding to help Corangamite landholders protect the region’s priority waterways. Victorian Minister for Water Lisa Neville announced $1.5 million for landholders to preserve and...

Pest and weed funding in drought-affected areas welcomed

  • July 12, 2018
  • FENCiT
New Federal Government funding to tackle pest animals and weeds in drought-affected areas of Queensland will provide a boost for primary producers and regional communities doing it tough, AgForce Queensland...

Funding to fight weeds and wild dogs in drought-affected areas…

  • July 12, 2018
  • FENCiT
Producers and graziers across drought-affected areas of Queensland will receive a further $9 million to help manage pest animals and weeds as part of the federal government’s response to the...

Towards winning the war on feral wild rabbits

  • July 12, 2018
  • FENCiT
New research shows how two biological control agents have been effective in reducing the numbers of feral rabbits in Australia. Using data from the largest wild rabbit study in the...

'Everything on the table' at Ministerial drought meeting

  • July 10, 2018
  • FENCiT
National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) President Fiona Simson said everything was on the table at the Ministerial drought meeting in Canberra. Convened by Agriculture Minister, David Littleproud, the roundtable was attended...

Conservation project saved by a fence

  • July 9, 2018
  • FENCiT
Exclusion fencing does more than just protect sheep and cattle. For South Australian biologists John Read and Katherine Moseby, it protects endangered native flora and fauna from predators and pests...

Road investment across Top End

  • July 9, 2018
  • FENCiT
The Australian Government is getting on with the job of supporting major Northern Territory road investments, with funding approved for six upgrades between the Northern Australia Roads Program and Beef...

New fishing destination for Hopetoun anglers

  • July 6, 2018
  • FENCiT
Recreational fishers in northwest Victoria can look forward to wetting a line in a new lake thanks to local anglers, the Yarriambiack Shire and a grant from the Victorian Government’s...

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