Meat and Livestock Australia awarded $1.52 million to assist with new export channels

Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) will use a $1.52 million Australian Government grant to explore market diversification opportunities within untapped segments of three export markets. The grant is expected to be used to help increase market expansion and diversification for Australian exporters, and in particular MLA is expected to explore new export channels in Saudi […]

Making farms a safer place across the life stages of a farmer

The recently concluded National Farm Safety Week took on the subject of safety issues from childhood to ageing farmers to show how farm safety was important across all age groups. While over half of on-farm fatalities are people over 50, in the last 10 years around 15% of fatal accidents have been kids under 15, […]

Dairy Australia awarded a $310,000 grant to increase trade in South East Asian

Dairy Australia have been awarded a $310,000 grant from the Australian Government to reduce technical barriers to trade across six markets in South East Asia. The grant would enable dairy exporters to build on our trade agreements and identify and reduce the impact of technical barriers to trade. Technical barriers include measures such as product […]

Agvet chemical funding in round six attracts $2 million for increased access

The Australian Government is providing farmers with greater flexibility to combat pests, diseases, and weeds through the sixth round of the Assistance Grants – Access to Industry Priority Uses of Agricultural and Veterinary (agvet) Chemicals 2020-21 grants program. Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management, David Littleproud, said the grants would help Australian farmers access […]

Fishing businesses will get a $20 million boost to revolutionise a flat industry

An AU$20 million funding injection into leading edge data integration, monitoring and artificial intelligence is hoped to restore the flagging local professional fishing industry. And in addition there will be further support by reducing the regulatory burden, in an attempt to increase productivity, by supporting new export opportunities, and improve environmental outcomes for Australia’s Commonwealth […]