Aussie farmers, fishers and foresters exporting to China can now apply for grant funding under the Australia-China Agricultural Cooperation Agreement grants program (ACACA) to increase agricultural trade and cooperation between Australia and China.
Deputy Leader of the Nationals and Agriculture Minister Senator Bridget McKenzie, today met with agriculture industry leaders agricultural today to hear about the impact of the recent bushfires and discuss the road to recovery.
Farm, fish and forestry businesses in fire-affected regions will get the help they need to rebuild with an initial $100 million in emergency bushfire funding, which will be made available following agreement with relevant state governments.
The Australian Defence Force continues its important work supporting emergency services with on the ground assistance to bushfire affected communities. This support will now extend to the essential task of livestock disposal in areas most severely affecte
Australia’s food and fibre farmers and exporters will be the winners from annual tariff cuts coming into effect on 1 January 2020 under free trade agreements settled by the government, improving opportunities in China, Korea and across the Pacific.
2020 will deliver a fairer go for the more than 5000 Australian dairy farmers who now have more sway with processors under the dairy industry Mandatory Code of Conduct which takes effect from 1 January.