Bureaucratic red tape is threatening to undermine the Longreach Regional Council’s $18m cluster fencing scheme and the wider exclusion fencing program around Queensland.
A QCL online poll has revealed majority of our audience don’t believe Australia’s meat industry will be negatively impacted by 457 visa changes.
The absence of shearing innovation in the past 50 years is indicative of a greater crisis within the wool industry, with a senior market commentator warning the industry must innovate or perish.
The Future Flock Forum in St George on Thursday, April 27 will focus on strategies to rebuild Australia's sheep flock.
WOOL production is expected to increase 4.3 per cent this financial year, as excellent seasonal conditions result in widespread lifts in fleece weights.
Two recent price rises for exclusion fencing material make government financial assistance all the more needed, according to Augathella’s Glenn Roberts.
The peak body representing the post-farm-gate meat industry has swiftly lashed out at the Federal government’s lack of consultation before abolishing 457 temporary skilled work visas on Tuesday.
Jolly Jumbuck Poll Merinos and Mt Ascot Merinos were the only two Queensland studs to exhibit sheep at this year’s Sydney Royal Show.
WITH human health a critical area of social concerns, little wonder the United Nation’s sustainable development goals aim for healthy lives for all by 2030 is its third most important goal.