RURAL AND REGIONAL NEWS AND ARTICLES

More bay reefs for Geelong fishers

  • September 28, 2020
  • FENCiT
Geelong fishers will reap the rewards of more fishing funding, with the Victorian Government investing $700,000 to install three new reefs in Corio Bay. Victorian Minister for Fishing and Boating...

Primary producer fire recovery support expanded

  • September 28, 2020
  • FENCiT
The Victorian Government is backing grape growers facing ongoing impacts from last summer’s devastating bushfires as part of joint recovery efforts with the Commonwealth Government. Victorian Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn...

Disaster assistance following severe WA storms

  • September 16, 2020
  • FENCiT
Disaster assistance has been made available to help communities in the Great Southern region recover from the damage caused by heavy rainfall and severe flooding last month (August 2020). As...

Prices at record highs, but new phase of low growth…

  • September 14, 2020
  • FENCiT
While prices of Australian agricultural land are at record highs in many regions, the market is entering a new phase, with low – to no – growth in median prices...

Summer bushfire clean up finished as recovery continues

  • September 14, 2020
  • FENCiT
The massive, state-wide clean-up effort following the devastating 2019-20 Victorian bushfires has finished on schedule, with 736 properties across East Gippsland and North East Victoria cleared of destroyed and damaged...

Final projects announced through $134.5 million government infrastructure package

  • September 10, 2020
  • FENCiT
North and north-west Queensland communities will benefit from more than $10 million to repair, rebuild and reinforce infrastructure damaged by the 2019 monsoon trough. The 12 projects represent the final...

Big fines and penalties await those who break WA’s fishing…

  • August 27, 2020
  • FENCiT
WA Fisheries Minister Peter Tinley has warned that recreational and commercial fishers who flout the rules protecting Western Australia's inland and ocean fisheries can expect to pay a big price...

Water and septic tank support for fire-affected areas

  • August 26, 2020
  • FENCiT
The Victorian Government is helping regional Victorians who lost critical household water infrastructure in the 2019-20 bushfires with up to $20,000 available to replace rainwater and septic tanks. Victorian Minister...

Funding boost for local fishing projects

  • August 19, 2020
  • FENCiT
Fishers in communities around the state will benefit from a dozen different recreational fishing projects thanks to a round of grants worth more than $1 million. Victorian Minister for Fishing...

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