The Coalition Government has today released terms of reference for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) inquiry into the Murray Darling Basin water market. The inquiry, which delivers on a Coalition Government election promise, will look at options to improve the transparency and efficiency of the water market. It will also examine changes in … Continue reading Terms of reference released for Murray Darling Basin water market
More farmers will be able to access vital assistance when they are going through tough times, with the Coalition Government today introducing legislation to maintain the net farm asset threshold for Farm Household Allowance (FHA) at $5 million. Minister for Agriculture, Senator Bridget McKenzie, said the Government was delivering on its election commitment to keep … Continue reading Permanently increasing FHA assets test for farmers
The NSW government has released a $500 million emergency drought relief package as 99 per cent of NSW is in drought. This takes the total support to more than $1 billion, as farmers struggle with the worsening drought. Premier Gladys Berejiklian said farmers were facing one of the driest winters on record, resulting in failing crops, drastic water shortages … Continue reading NSW government offers more funding for drought-stricken farmers
Coles and Foodbank have begun a new campaign to enable poor local families to be assisted by shoppers in South Australia.
Despite living in an age where foods are increasingly imported from overseas retailers alongside noticeable international brands, the latest findings from Roy Morgan Research show most consumers prefer Australian-grown foods.
Three Australian farming families will invest in innovation and help to replace food imports into Australia after being announced as the first-ever recipients of Coles’ $50 million Nurture Fund.
Sanger, a leading Australian meat sales and marketing business and subsidiary of the newly formed Bindaree Beef Group announced the appointment of James Campbell as Chief Executive Officer.