Communities from the Torres Strait to the Gold Coast will benefit from an almost $9.6 million investment in projects to improve local disaster resilience and risk reduction.
A $15 million project led by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is expected to boost national capacity for the early and accurate detection of exotic plant pests.
Five Queensland council areas heavily impacted by last year’s bushfires will share in more than $6 million to deliver a range of locally developed projects that will contribute to economic and social recovery, and create local jobs.
The Liberal Nationals Government is investing in organisations, farmer groups and individuals with innovative ideas to build drought resilience through improved Natural Resource Management (NRM) with grants of up to $200,000.
Australian Government is modernising agricultural levy laws to make them fit-for-purpose and business-friendly, and to reform our agricultural levies legislation so that we can better respond to global economic disruptions such as COVID-19.
Emergency Management Australia (EMA) has completed its annual disaster season briefings and has urged Australians to properly prepare for the upcoming summer disaster season.
The Australian Government has announced the (NFF) has been engaged to develop and operate the new Regional Digital Technology Hub to support regional Australians to build their digital capabilities.
The National Farmers' Federation (NFF) has this week launched its #BackOnTrack campaign which aims to highlight the important role our farmers play in the nation's recovery from COVID-19.
Music festivals, art installations, sporting events and a coastal headland walking trail are among 65 projects to receive a share in more than $7 million in funding support for communities in fire-affected regions across Australia.