Tag Archives: Queensland

Website helps farmers to navigate disaster support

Farmers will have access to more simplified information about localised support during natural disasters and drought, thanks to a website developed by the Queensland Farmers' Federation (QFF) and funded by the Queensland Government. The farmerdisastersupport.org.au website presents the full cross-section of postcode specific financial and social wellbeing support available to farmers and primary producers, which…
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Drought continues to bite despite summer rains

Agriculture Minister Leanne Donaldson has advised Parliament that despite good rains in parts of the State, widespread drought revocations are unlikely. “It is pleasing to note that some producers have received rain since Christmas,” the Minister said. “Indeed, some have been celebrating full dams for the first time in years. “But as we approach the…
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Cattle research station investment boost

Agriculture Minister Leanne Donaldson hailed the Government’s investment at the Spyglass Research Station which provides crucial support for North Queensland’s innovative and resilient beef industry. Minister Donaldson toured the animal research station, north of Charters Towers, where the infrastructure project will create a 300 megalitre dam. “The previous Government had the foresight to buy and…
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