RURAL AND REGIONAL NEWS AND ARTICLES

Improving safety on local regional roads

  • July 9, 2020
  • FENCiT
The Victorian Government will upgrade safety at twenty precincts across regional Victoria thanks to a new program that works with councils and communities to improve high-risk local roads. Victorian Minister...

Queensland boosts regional resilience on flood-prone roads

  • July 6, 2020
  • FENCiT
Half of the projects in a $30 million betterment program have been completed improving flood immunity and resilience on key Queensland road links that were impacted by the 2019 North...

$1M extra boost for WA wild dog fence project

  • July 2, 2020
  • FENCiT
$1 million Australian Government investment for the construction of wild dog exclusion fencing in Western Australia. Agriculture Minister David Littleproud says the Western Australian Esperance Extension to the State Barrier...

Funding for long term support in bushfire affected Queensland communities

  • June 26, 2020
  • FENCiT
Communities across southern and eastern Queensland impacted by devastating bushfires in 2019 will receive funding to employ Community Development Officers to help lead long-term recovery efforts. Minister for Emergency Management...

$9 million boost to flood recovery and resilience projects in…

  • June 26, 2020
  • FENCiT
Communities impacted by flooding in Far North and North Queensland in early 2019 will benefit from more than $9 million in grant funding for 119 local projects to boost flood...

Intrastate Boating Opens up Australia Wide Intrastate boating opens up…

  • June 9, 2020
  • FENCiT
Tasmania will join all other States and Territories by allowing intrastate travel and staying overnight which is a boon for recreational and commercial boating. Boating Industry Association President Darren Vaux...

Holbrook conservation group secure funding

  • May 22, 2020
  • FENCiT
A Landcare group in the Upper Murray is kick-starting bushfire recovery in the Holbrook region to not only support wildlife habitat regeneration – but also help the community get back...

NSW hunters provided licence relief & access back into State…

  • May 11, 2020
  • FENCiT
The State’s hunters who hold a Restricted Licence (R-Licence) will have the duration of their licences extended by four weeks after recreational hunting areas in State Forests were closed to...

Cropping benefits from Waratah exclusion fencing

  • May 7, 2020
  • FENCiT
These New South Wales cropping operators have received huge productivity increases after erecting Waratah exclusion fencing on their boundaries which border the State forest. Despite the large capital outlay, these...

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