RURAL AND REGIONAL NEWS AND ARTICLES

Annual prescribed burning target achieved - second consecutive year

  • May 23, 2018
  • FENCiT
WA Environment Minister Stephen Dawson announced that as of May 23, 2018, about 216,000 hectares of prescribed burning had been achieved - the second year in a row that the...

Drivers to enjoy more rest areas in North Queensland

  • May 23, 2018
  • FENCiT
The QLD Government is driving forward with its pledge to make Queensland Roads safer, with yet another heavy vehicle rest area on the Bruce Highway opening. QLD Transport and Main...

Beef farm income on the rise ahead of Casino Beef…

  • May 18, 2018
  • FENCiT
The Northern Rivers area of New South Wales is primed and ready for one of the biggest events on the calendar, Casino Beef Week, supported by $1 million in Federal...

New DPIPWE jobs in Biosecurity and AgriGrowth in Tassie's North

  • May 12, 2018
  • FENCiT
The Tasmanian Government is moving 100 DPIPWE jobs to North and North-West Tasmania and employ more AgriGrowth and Biosecurity staff. "Tasmania’s North and North-West are key contributors to our State’s...

Seven golden rules for safety

  • May 12, 2018
  • FENCiT
In Kalgoorlie, WA Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Johnston launched the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety's Seven Golden Rules for prospector safety. Mr Johnston also presented a Budget...

$10.5 million to create new South-West WA regional parks

  • May 8, 2018
  • FENCiT
The Western Australian Government has provided $10.5 million in the State Budget to create two new regional parks in the Bunbury region. The creation of the Preston River to Ocean...

Farmer's fund open to South West Vic fire affected dairy…

  • May 7, 2018
  • FENCiT
The Victorian Farmers Federation has announced the opening of the May round of the Farmers’ Fund dairy farmer grants, and that priority would be given to dairy farmers impacted by...

Expert assistance program to help food businesses reach potential

  • May 7, 2018
  • FENCiT
The WA Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has announced a new program to help premium food and beverage producers reach their full potential. The ‘Expert for a Day’...

Funding open for bushfire mitigation treatment activities

  • May 7, 2018
  • FENCiT
Up to 17 regional WA local governments with endorsed Bushfire Risk Management Plans are now eligible to apply for a share in $2 million of funding, under the $15 million...

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