RURAL AND REGIONAL NEWS AND ARTICLES

Wild dog and feral pig baiting program continues

  • October 5, 2021
  • FENCiT
Charters Towers Regional Council will roll out another round of wild dog and feral pig baiting across the Region. The next round is scheduled to start Tuesday, 19 October 2021...

$160,000 for 'crucial habitat' for Gippsland Lakes Koalas

  • October 1, 2021
  • FENCiT
Landcarers safeguarding the future of Raymond Island’s iconic koalas with vital habitat revegetation have secured over $160,000 of crucial funding from the Landcare Led Bushfire Recovery Grants. With an 8-hectare...

Game-changing upgrades for Kennard Park Wellington

  • September 22, 2021
  • FENCiT
Wellington’s Kennard Park will have a new look when the football season kicks off next year. The most recent Kennard Park renewal project will further support Dubbo Regional Council’s (DRC)...

“Once more unto the breach” for Aussie veterans mobilised through…

  • August 26, 2021
  • FENCiT
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. Operation Grain Harvest Assist launched...

Landholders in the Western region encouraged to consider pig strength…

  • August 24, 2021
  • FENCiT
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...

$5.5 million worth of upgrades for Windellama Road

  • August 4, 2021
  • FENCiT
Work is underway on the Windellama Road, with $5.5 million to be spent on the road over the next two years. $4.56 million was gained through the NSW & Federal...

Safety fencing installed around fire-damaged buildings

  • July 19, 2021
  • FENCiT
Progress on safely securing Bong Bong Street continues as stakeholders of Bowral’s main thoroughfare continue to work together to resume normal trade. Council’s Interim Deputy General Manager Marissa Racomelara said...

New playground for Macquarie Lions Park, Dubbo

  • July 19, 2021
  • FENCiT
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...

NSW Coronial Inquiry into 2019-20 bushfire season

  • July 12, 2021
  • FENCiT
The NSW State Coroner is conducting a series of coronial inquests and inquiries relating to the 2019‑20 NSW bushfire season. Bega Valley Shire Mayor, Councillor Russell Fitzpatrick said while there...

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