Victoria’s forest industry jobs and the environment have been assured certainty with the Australian and Victorian governments extending the Regional Forest Agreements (RFAs) for East Gippsland, Central Highlands and the North East regions.
South Australia’s country areas will benefit from the election of a Marshall Liberal Government with a renewed focus in the state’s rural and regional areas.
International Day of Forests (21 March) is a celebration of what our forests, timber and wood products mean to our lives, and the critical importance of sustainable management to protect the environment.
The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) will expand its operations in Lakes Entrance, Victoria, from one to eight staff, to better meet its business and operational needs in Australia’s largest commercial fishing port.
Taking place on 12 to 18 March, Australia’s first Sustainable Seafood Week is a new, week-long opportunity to celebrate Australia’s seafood industries and the well-managed, sustainable fisheries that supply our favourite fish and crustaceans.
Community projects in the Federal electorate of Adelaide, including initiatives for local job creation and supporting childhood learning, will receive more than $3 million in support from the Australian Government.
A project targeting local disadvantage being undertaken by Morella Community Centre has received $437,000 in funding support from the Australian Government.
Local community organisations are encouraged to apply for the second round of the Turnbull Government’s Solar Communities Program.
Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Anne Ruston, today urged all Australians to use International Women's Day as an opportunity to highlight the significant contributions of Australia's inspiring rural women to the nation's agriculture sector.
The Australian Government has welcomed the decision of the Federal Court in relation to the matter of Friends of the Leadbeater’s Possum and VicForests in which the Commonwealth’s submissions were accepted.