Former Australian servicemen and women have swapped tanks for tractors – in a bid to relieve pressure on Queensland farmers crippled by COVID-19 workforce shortages.
Landholders in the Western region wanting to control feral pigs are being encouraged to consider meat baiting, with those that participated in the recent control program for wild dogs eligible to obtain pig strength meat baits which are not currently available throughout wider NSW.
Work is underway on the Windellama Road, with $5.5 million to be spent on the road over the next two years.
Progress on safely securing Bong Bong Street continues as stakeholders of Bowral’s main thoroughfare continue to work together to resume normal trade.
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) will continue its successful Playground Improvement Program by installing a new inclusive playground in Macquarie Lions Park, Dubbo. The new and improved play space will replace the existing equipment that has reached its end of useful life.
The NSW State Coroner is conducting a series of coronial inquests and inquiries relating to the 2019‑20 NSW bushfire season.
The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) is calling out Nillumbik Council’s anti-farming plan to ban the use of barbed wire and glyphosate.
NSW communities impacted by the 2019-20 Black Summer bushfires will benefit from $283 million in funding for 195 projects through Stage Two of the Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Fund.
Disaster recovery assistance is now available to Bega Valley Shire, Eurobodalla Shire, Shoalhaven City and Wingecarribee Shire following severe storms in May.
The Victorian Government is working alongside farmers to ensure they are at the forefront of agriculture’s digital revolution with a new state-wide program.