VIC farm trespass laws pass without fine increases

VICTORIAN farmers have welcomed new legislation introducing on-the-spot-fines for farm trespassers, but amendments to increase penalties were defeated by Labor Government, the Greens and independent MPs…Read More

Sheep Central, March 23, 2022

Biosecurity members sought for WA funding committees

WESTERN Australian agricultural producers and industry stakeholders interested in boosting biosecurity awareness are encouraged to nominate to join state funding management committees…Read More

Sheep Central, November 10, 2021

More support for sheep and wool biosecurity in New South Wales

BIOSECURITY implementation on New South Wales sheep properties will be boosted with the appointment of a second specialist extension officer by Animal Health Australia…Read More

Sheep Central, March 31, 2021

Agriculture Victoria boosts biosecurity and animal welfare staff

AGRICULTURE Victoria has boosted the number of authorised officers able to act on biosecurity and animal welfare threats, including the mulesing of sheep without pain relief in the state…Read More

Sheep Central, March 17, 2021

Deadly dog tick disease detected in South Australia

A TICK disease deadly to dogs has been detected in northern South Australia for the first time, prompting a warning to southern Australian dog owners…Read More

Sheep Central, February 5, 2021

Victoria outlays $9.5 million in livestock biosecurity grants

LIVESTOCK biosecurity grants worth $9.5 million have been granted to 25 projects by the Victorian Government. Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes last week announced the successful projects under the 2020..Read More

Terry Sim, December 9, 2020

Biosecurity is a family commitment at Kia Ora Merino

NO lice treatments for 10 years, no footrot and no Ovine Johne‚Äôs Disease risk — strict biosecurity has had to production advantages and reinforced the social licence of Finnigan Merino..Read More

Terry Sim, November 30, 2020

WoolProducers Australia issues sheep biosecurity warning

A REPORTED rise in sheep flocks affected by virulent footrot has prompted WoolProducers Australia to warn growers about the importance of good biosecurity. The peak wool grower representative body is..Read More

Terry Sim, November 18, 2020

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