Registration numbers to be removed from Class 3 livestock vehicle permits

National Operation Advice (NOA) from the NHVR will remove the requirement to include registration numbers from Class 3 Livestock Vehicle permits. Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport Scott Buchholz said the NOA would be implemented from 1 December 2020, following advocacy from the Australian Livestock and Rural Transport Association (ALRTA). “Current provisions of […]

Export Meat industry gets injection from a $328 million support package

Critical government and industry action to modernise the Australian export meat inspection and regulatory system is underway following the $328 million Busting Congestion for Agricultural Exporters measure announced by the Australian Government as part of the 2020/21 Budget.  The Busting Congestion for Agricultural Exporters package will fund reforms for Australian agricultural sectors, including the meat […]

WoolPoll review final report reveals more about woolgrowers levy

The final report of the WoolPoll Review delivered by the Department of Agriculture today makes 10 recommendations to improve procedures, bolster transparency, and clarify existing roles and responsibilities. The review committee made a finding that WoolPoll is an appropriate and contemporary process that provides government with assurance about what wool levy payers want their levy […]

Wild dog fence extension will add another 742km in the west

Recognising the devastating impact of livestock losses from wild dog attacks have on primary producers, the NSW Border Wild Dog Fence will be doubled.  NSW Farmers congratulates the NSW Government on its commitment to doubling the length of the NSW Border Wild Dog Fence and fencing contractors may have to delay their Christmas dinner as […]