Australian grains, pulses and oilseeds are making inroads into Pakistan

Australian canola, chickpea, lentil and wheat exporters now have improved market access into Pakistan following successful technical negotiations between the two countries. Recent negotiations have delivered really positive outcomes for local growers and exporters, leading to improved selling opportunities. One obvious major achievement from the talks has been the resumption “of canola exports to Pakistan, […]

Livestock ramps design committee wins national award

The Australian Livestock and Rural Transporters Association (ALRTA) advises the committee responsible for drafting the Australian Standard for Safe Design of Livestock Ramps and Forcing Yards (AS 5340:2020) has won the ‘Outstanding Committee’ award in 2021 Standards Australia Awards. ALRTA National President Scott McDonald said the award recognised both the importance of the ramp standard and […]

Queensland renewable energy fund ups ante to $2 billion for GB Reef

Marine conservationists have welcomed the announcement from the Queensland government to expand the Renewable Energy Fund from $500 million to $2 billion to support the growth of manufacturing powered by publicly-owned renewable energy. Great Barrier Reef campaigner David Cazzulino from the Australian Marine Conservation Society(AMCS) said: “This is great news for our Great Barrier Reef. […]