- To reduce the effects of natural disasters and to improve resilience, we need long-term, strategic recovery planning. This will help farmers recover faster, stronger and be better prepared for future events. QFF’s QCL column HERE.
- More than 3,000 flood affected landholders across north Queensland will receive a land rent reprieve to assist with the recovery process. The assistance applies in 13 local government areas from Winton in central Queensland to Cook in the Far North. More information HERE.
- Financial assistance and support services are available for farmers in 14 north Queensland council areas as they begin the recovery process following damage caused by widespread flooding in the north of the state. Visit the Farmer Disaster Support website for more information.
- QFF industry member Growcom welcomed the activation of special disaster assistance recovery grants for primary producers affected by flooding in Queensland’s north. Read their media statement HERE.
- To support the arrival of nbn in Gayndah, QFF partner Telstra will be dropping by and setting up their Experience Van this week to answer everyone’s nbn questions in person. Find out where you can find the Experience Van HERE.
- QFF, with AgForce Queensland, the Bureau of Meteorology and the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries have wrapped up a series of climate and weather workshops for farmers in central Queensland. Check out the ABC, 7 News and Central and North Burnett Times stories for road trip details.
- Queenslanders are invited to have their say on the state government’s draft Waste Management and Resource Recovery Strategy. Public consultation closes on April 5, 2019. To view the strategy, click HERE.
- Industry, academia and plastic experts will come together at the Challenging Plastics: The PVC Forum on Tuesday, 19 February 2019 to collectively identify the challenges associated with the recovery and reuse of PVC in Queensland. Register to attend HERE.
- The 2019 Intensive Animal Industry Conference will be held in Dalby on March 7 and bring together Australia’s beef, pork, poultry and dairy industries with a view to share best practice, advocate for common policy change and allow collaboration. Details HERE.
- Take control of your business’ energy bill with the Energy Efficiency Council’s Introduction to Energy Management courses. Held across Queensland over the coming months, learn how to understand how your business consumes energy data and identify cost saving opportunities. Details HERE.
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