Australia’s defences against a potentially devastating African swine fever (ASF) incursion have been tested during simulation exercise “Razorback” which assessed national, jurisdictional and industry decision-making processes in the event of an ASF incurs
Australia’s beef farmers will receive $3.73 million in government support to help them assess their sustainable land management practices against a new national online sustainability framework industry is developing.
The Liberal and Nationals Government is committed to supporting Australian farmers and their families doing it tough during the ongoing drought, and to help them be more resilient to deal with the next drought when it comes.
The changes to departmental structures announced by Prime Minister Scott Morrison today will strengthen the Government’s ability to deliver effective policy outcomes across agriculture, water and the environment for all Australians.
Agriculture Minister Senator Bridget McKenzie welcomed the outcome of an Australian Competition and Consumer Commission inquiry into whether Coles passed on in full to Norco dairy farmers the 10 cent a litre price rise.
The Liberal and Nationals Government is delivering on an election commitment to explore the need and current tools available to farmers that could turn their natural resource management into increased profits.
The introduction into Parliament today of the draft Export Control Bill 2019 reaffirms the Liberal and Nationals Government’s commitment to strengthening the competitiveness and productivity of Australian agriculture.