Community & Lifestyle

MLA bushfire recovery funding available until 30 June

COMMUNITY groups and organisations that support bushfire-affected red meat producers are being reminded to apply for funding under Meat & Livestock Australia’s ongoing Bushfire Recovery Sponsorship Program…Read More

Sheep Central, February 22, 2021

Q Fever sufferers sought for nationwide research survey

Q FEVER sufferers are being encouraged to participate in a nationwide survey to aid research into developing an emergency response plan for the disease…Read More

Terry Sim, February 3, 2021

Bushfire recovery program expands to help more Victorian farmers

MORE Victorian farmers are expected to be eligible for bushfire recovery assistance with the expansion of the Emergency Bushfire Response in Primary Industries Grant Program…Read More

Sheep Central, September 28, 2020

NFF to have new digital technology hub operational this year

A NEW regional digital technology hub is expected to be operational and online before the end of 2020…Read More

Sheep Central, September 21, 2020

AgForce urges action on Q Fever vaccine access

QUEENSLAND’S AgForce has called on its State Government to invest in and improve access to the vaccine for Q fever, a little-known infectious disease that causes significant lifelong health issues for farm workers…Read More

Sheep Central, July 27, 2020

New Victorian farm safety officers to lead industry change on-farm

VICTORIAN farmers will get two farm safety officers and increased online resources to improve on-farm health and safety after a $3million State Government grant…Read More

Sheep Central, July 24, 2020

Zoetis targets $100,000 to support mental health in the bush

ANIMAL health company Zoetis is continuing to support the mental health challenges faced by people living in rural Australia through its partnership with mental health organisation Beyond Blue. ..Read More

Sheep Central, July 24, 2020

Farm safety education and awareness campaigns to enter new era

AUSTRALIAN farm safety and awareness campaigns are set to enter a new era following a key report into farm-related injury and fatality trends…Read More

Sheep Central, July 22, 2020

ifarmwell podcast launched to help with farming’s challenges

FARMERS and those working in agriculture have even more ways to take control of their lives and reduce the impact of negative situations with the launch of the ifarmwell podcast…Read More

Sheep Central, July 13, 2020

NSW Rural Womens Gathering postponed until 2021

NEW South Wales’ rural women have had to postpone a popular annual gathering for the first time in 27 years due to COVID-19 restrictions. The NSW Rural Women’s Gathering was to be..Read More

Terry Sim, May 18, 2020

Federal grants to fund ag show sheep, wool and shearing upgrades

SEVERAL agricultural shows across Australia will upgrade sheep, wool and shearing facilities as part of $20 million in grants announced by Minister for Agriculture David Littleproud last week…Read More

Sheep Central, May 11, 2020

University of New England to go global with rural crime survey

A RURAL crime survey conceived in New South Wales will go global to discover ways to improve the relationship between victims and those responding to criminal activity in country areas…Read More

Sheep Central, April 28, 2020

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