Delivering training solutions for Australia’s Forest and Wood Product sectors

The Federal Government is searching for a service provider to deliver the Forestry Workforce Training Program (the Program), with an approach to market open from today.​ Assistant Secretary of Agvet Chemicals and Forestry, Julie Gaglia said identifying a preferred supplier through an open tender approach would support the delivery of the Program to ensure it […]

Agsafe initiated drumMUSTER program keeps communities clean and green

Agsafe is credited with coming up with a way of diverting 42 million agvet containers of plastics away from landfill sites and into clean recycling programs For years, farmers and other AgVet chemical users had few options for disposing of used containers. Consequently, they were dumped, buried, or burnt. Enter Product Stewardship. A whole-of-life-cycle approach […]

Agvet chemicals regulation review report released

A report on the state of regulation for agvet chemicals in Australia has been released. Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management David Littleproud said that the report was the culmination of a long-held push to cut red tape. “The independent panel in charge of this review have looked at the way regulation operates across […]

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 […]