Farmers and farm-related small businesses across regional Australia will be further supported, with the interest rate on Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) loans dropping to a record low of 1.77 percent.
The National Bushfire Recovery Agency and Tourism Australia has launched the ‘Open for business’ video series on bushfire recovery. The 15-part series shines a spotlight on everyday Australians as they rebuild their lives, 12 months on from the 2019-20 bushfire season.
Tasmanian cattleman Rex Williams is calling on the Federal Government to establish a domestic regulation to protect the organic industry from fake organic products.
Coles launched the $50 million Nurture Fund in April 2015 to help small and medium sized businesses innovate and grow. Round 9 applications are now open.
Victoria and Tasmania have agreed to a new arrangement to return Australians and seasonal workers to ensure farms get the workers they need.
The Australian Government is investing $72.7 million to help Australian farming, forestry and fishing exporters to expand and diversify their export markets in 2021 as part of its Agri- Business Expansion Initiative.
Serpentine leaf miner poses a serious threat to Australian agriculture and horticultural industries. Severe infestations of serpentine leaf miner may result in premature leaf drop, poor growth, and reduced crop yields
An Organics Industry Advisory Group representing producers, manufacturers, exporters, importers and retailers will be established to ensure our regulatory framework is fit-for-purpose going forward.
More than $11 million has been approved for a range of projects that will help with the economic and social recovery in Queensland communities that were heavily impacted by last year’s bushfires.