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Media Release: Country to Canberra – empowering future rural women leadership

Young women from regional areas will be given the opportunity to network with political and corporate leaders in Canberra today as part of the Country to Canberra initiative.

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Joint Media Release: Ensuring future leadership in the nut industry

Nut industry leaders are set to get cracking thanks to the Coalition Government’s $5 million for the Leadership in Agricultural Industries Fund.

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Media Release: Reappointment of NFF President

The Australian Government welcomes the re-appointment of Fiona Simson as President of the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF).

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Media Release: Rice industry to widen its leadership field

The Australian rice industry will benefit from the Coalition Government’s $5 million Leadership in Agricultural Industries Fund.

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Joint Media Release: Prime Minister re-affirms the Basin Plan deal and commits to compliance reform

The Prime Minister has welcomed the release of the Murray-Darling Basin Authority’s “Basin-wide Review of Compliance with State and Federal water laws”.

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Media Release: ​Provider selected to implement milk price index for dairy farmers

A critical step towards delivering a key element of the Coalition Government's Dairy Support Package was taken today, with a provider engaged to implement the Commodity Milk Price Index.

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Media Release: National recognition for Australia’s most important industry

Australia’s single most important industry is today getting the recognition it deserves with the establishment and celebration of National Agriculture Day.

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Media Release: Australian native food and botanicals to take on the world

Australia’s growing native food sector has been supported in its push to export more of its produce overseas, with an almost $400,000 investment from the Australian Government.

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Media Release: Putting macadamia, avocado and mango crops on the map

Rural research and development has delivered Australia’s tree crop industry a new online tool which will enable quicker and more targeted biosecurity and disaster planning and responses.

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Media Release: Murray–Darling Basin Plan legislative amendment tabled

The Australian Government has today tabled a legislative amendment to the Murray–Darling Basin Plan as recommended by the Murray-Darling Basin Authority, to strike a better balance between social, economic and environmental outcomes in the Northern Basin.

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