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Illawarra Mercury
No luck for Lake folks over trespass troublesResidents complain of fishers abusing their land - but Government is not about
No luck for Lake folks over trespass troubles
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 hours ago
Residents complain of fishers abusing their land - but Government is not about to help them. Residents of a village on the edge of Lake Illawarra have been given a blunt answer from the government agency responsible for their foreshore: it will be... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Deputy Chief Minister signed share offer from Vietnamese companyDeputy Chief Minister Willem Westra van Holthe has admitted to signing a share
Deputy Chief Minister signed share offer from Vietnamese company
Adelaide Now / Posted 9 hours ago
Deputy Chief Minister Willem Westra van Holthe has admitted to signing a share offer from a Vietnamese company. PICTURE: Helen Orr DEPUTY Chief Minister Willem Westra van Holthe signed an offer to personally buy $570,000 in shares from a Vietnamese... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Far South Coast NSW fishing report | Feb. 10The fishing report for Far South Coast NSW: Incredible hot marlin bite continue
Far South Coast NSW fishing report | Feb. 10
Kiama Independent / Posted 10 hours ago
The fishing report for Far South Coast NSW: Incredible hot marlin bite continues off Bermagui Narooma while Wallaga Lake is also producing. The incredible hot marlin bite continues off Bermagui and Narooma with game boats returning to Bermagui... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Investment ditched due to potential for 'conflict of interest': NT MinisterNT Minister Willem Westra van Holthe's planned investment with Vietnamese compa
Investment ditched due to potential for 'conflict of interest': NT Minister
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 hours ago
NT Minister Willem Westra van Holthe's planned investment with Vietnamese company pulled due to looming conflict of interest The Northern Territory's Minister for Primary Industries has come under scrutiny after it was revealed he considered... Read more
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News.com.au
Deputy Chief Minister signed share offer from Vietnamese companyDeputy Chief Minister Willem Westra van Holthe has admitted to signing a share
Deputy Chief Minister signed share offer from Vietnamese company
News.com.au / Posted 10 hours ago
Deputy Chief Minister Willem Westra van Holthe has admitted to signing a share offer from a Vietnamese company during a taxpayer-funded trip. PICTURE: Helen Orr DEPUTY Chief Minister Willem Westra van Holthe signed an offer to personally buy... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Overhaul to blow police budget by more than $11 millionCommissioner of Police Mike Bush appeared before Parliament's Law and Order Com
Overhaul to blow police budget by more than $11 million
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
Commissioner of Police Mike Bush appeared before Parliament's Law and Order Committee and revealed the figure. Photo / Mark Mitchell A troubled overhaul of a payroll and HR system for police will blow its budget by more than $11 million. Police... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Mystery behind restaurant’s collapseA DAY after a popular restaurant plunged into the water at Lake Macquarie in NS
Mystery behind restaurant’s collapse
Adelaide Now / Posted 11 hours ago
A DAY after a popular restaurant plunged into the water at Lake Macquarie in NSW’s Hunter region, the focus has shifted to how it all went wrong. Structural engineers are on site at the popular Milano’s on the Lake which began folding in on itself... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Govt inks $22.1m deal with NZ Merino to boost strong wool returnsThe Ministry for Primary Industries signed a seven-year $22.1 million contract
Govt inks $22.1m deal with NZ Merino to boost strong wool returns
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 12 hours ago
The Ministry for Primary Industries signed a seven-year $22.1 million contract with wool marketer The New Zealand Merino Company to improve returns from strong wool. Government and industry will each contribute $11.05 million under the Primary... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Auckland Airport has a beef with traveller's carry-onThis dried cowpat was brought into the country by a traveller from Malaysia las
Auckland Airport has a beef with traveller's carry-on
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 hours ago
This dried cowpat was brought into the country by a traveller from Malaysia last week. Photo / MPI A passenger from Malaysia declared a dried cowpat to Ministry for Primary Industries staff at Auckland Airport. The discovery last week has been... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Narooma area police report | Feb. 10The police report from the Narooma Bermagui area: A fishing boat stolen from Na
Narooma area police report | Feb. 10
Kiama Independent / Posted 13 hours ago
The police report from the Narooma Bermagui area: A fishing boat stolen from Narooma and an abalone bust by Fisheries. Tinny stolen – A white runabout fishing boat on a trailer was reported stolen from Bay Street, Narooma between Jan. 23 and Friday.... Read more
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News.com.au
Traveller brings cow pat through customs A traveller has had a crappy arrival to New Zealand after trying to bring a c
Traveller brings cow pat through customs
News.com.au / Posted 13 hours ago
A traveller has had a crappy arrival to New Zealand after trying to bring a cow pat into the country. The Ministry of Primary Industries says the visitor arriving from Malaysia was caught with the packaged... Read more
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News.com.au
Traveller brings cow pat through customsA TRAVELLER has had a crappy arrival to New Zealand after trying to bring a cow
Traveller brings cow pat through customs
News.com.au / Posted 13 hours ago
A TRAVELLER has had a crappy arrival to New Zealand after trying to bring a cow pat into the country. THE Ministry of Primary Industries says the visitor arriving from Malaysia was caught with the packaged dung last week in Auckland.... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New PGP programme sets sights on strong woolWednesday, 10 February 2016, 11:22 amPress Release: Ministry For Primary Indust
New PGP programme sets sights on strong wool
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 hours ago
Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 11:22 amPress Release: Ministry For Primary Industries New Primary Growth Partnership programme sets sights on strong woolDate: 10 Feb 2016A new collaboration between The New... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New PGP programme to boost wool industry• Government and industry are co-investing $746 million over time into 21 PGP p
New PGP programme to boost wool industry
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 hours ago
• Government and industry are co-investing $746 million over time into 21 PGP programmes (2 completed and 19 underway). • Decisions on whether or not to approve a programme are made by Director-General of the Ministry for Primary Industries, under... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Govt needs to restore confidence in fisheries managementWednesday, 10 February 2016, 10:19 amPress Release: Green Party 10 February 201
Govt needs to restore confidence in fisheries management
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 15 hours ago
Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 10:19 amPress Release: Green Party 10 February 2016New Zealand needs to halt the substantial under-reporting... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Dragon fruit plan ditched due to potential for 'conflict of interest': NT MinisterDragon fruit investment pulled due to looming conflict of interest, says NT Pri
Dragon fruit plan ditched due to potential for 'conflict of interest': NT Minister
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 15 hours ago
Dragon fruit investment pulled due to looming conflict of interest, says NT Primary Industries Minister Willem Westra van Holthe The Northern Territory's Minister for Primary Industries has come under scrutiny after it was revealed he considered... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Fresh restrictions on oysters as authorities deal with disease outbreakOyster disease: Fresh restrictions on authorities deal with POMS outbreak The
Fresh restrictions on oysters as authorities deal with disease outbreak
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 17 hours ago
Oyster disease: Fresh restrictions on authorities deal with POMS outbreak The movement of oysters in Tasmania is being further tightened as authorities deal with the spread of the deadly disease POMS. The Tasmanian Government is investigating how... Read more
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Brisbane Times
ToadScan, helping community map cane toad sightingsToadScan gives people the chance to record sightings of cane toads to help impr
ToadScan, helping community map cane toad sightings
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
ToadScan gives people the chance to record sightings of cane toads to help improve local management plans. Photo: Rob Elliott A free online mapping service could help local communities work towards targeted control methods for cane toads in... Read more
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Herald Sun
Collapse risk not detected at NSW marina A business owner at a NSW marina that partially collapsed into water thought
Collapse risk not detected at NSW marina
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
A business owner at a NSW marina that partially collapsed into water thought the building would have been condemned before Christmas. The two-storey building at Pelican Marina slumped into Lake Macquarie on... Read more
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Perth Now
Collapse risk not detected at NSW marina A business owner at a NSW marina that partially collapsed into water thought
Collapse risk not detected at NSW marina
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
A business owner at a NSW marina that partially collapsed into water thought the building would have been condemned before Christmas. The two-storey building at Pelican Marina slumped into Lake Macquarie on... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Collapse risk not detected at NSW marina A business owner at a NSW marina that partially collapsed into water thought
Collapse risk not detected at NSW marina
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
A business owner at a NSW marina that partially collapsed into water thought the building would have been condemned before Christmas. The two-storey building at Pelican Marina slumped into Lake Macquarie on... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Collapse risk not detected at NSW marina A business owner at a NSW marina that partially collapsed into water thought
Collapse risk not detected at NSW marina
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
A business owner at a NSW marina that partially collapsed into water thought the building would have been condemned before Christmas. The two-storey building at Pelican Marina slumped into Lake Macquarie on... Read more
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Northern Star
Pecan industry is going nuts in the Northern RiversTHANKS to unprecedented growth in the last decade, an expanding NSW nut industr
Pecan industry is going nuts in the Northern Rivers
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
THANKS to unprecedented growth in the last decade, an expanding NSW nut industry is set to benefit from ongoing research generated by NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI). Newly appointed DPI research scientist Jacquelyn Simpson, based at the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Get Inspired by Seaweek 2016 CompetitionsTuesday, 9 February 2016, 3:09 pmPress Release: NZAEE SeaweekNZAEE Seaweek is d
Get Inspired by Seaweek 2016 Competitions
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 3:09 pmPress Release: NZAEE SeaweekNZAEE Seaweek is delighted to announce three national competitions for Seaweek 2016 with some fantastic... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Progress on Hinds Plan welcomed by Federated FarmersTuesday, 9 February 2016, 1:45 pmPress Release: Federated Farmers Federated Far
Progress on Hinds Plan welcomed by Federated Farmers
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 1:45 pmPress Release: Federated Farmers Federated Farmers welcomes the progress made on the Hinds Plan Change to the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Govt research: Where all the jobs areThe prospects for jobs in the construction and infrastructure sector are strong
Govt research: Where all the jobs are
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
The prospects for jobs in the construction and infrastructure sector are strong according to the Occupation Outlook 2016, released by Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. Photo / Bloomberg • Ministry of Business, Innovation and... Read more
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News.com.au
Milano’s seafood restaurant owners declare: ‘We’re devastated’AU NSW: Restaurant Collapses Into New South Wales Lake February 080:44 Two peo
Milano’s seafood restaurant owners declare: ‘We’re devastated’
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
AU NSW: Restaurant Collapses Into New South Wales Lake February 080:44 Two people escaped unharmed when a restaurant at a marina partially collapsed into Lake Macquarie in New South Wales on Monday, February 8. The restaurant, Milano?s On The Lake,... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Mystery of restaurant’s collapseA DAY after a popular restaurant plunged into the water at Lake Macquarie in NS
Mystery of restaurant’s collapse
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
A DAY after a popular restaurant plunged into the water at Lake Macquarie in NSW’s Hunter region, the focus has shifted to how it all went wrong. Structural engineers are on site at the popular Milano’s on the Lake which began folding in on itself... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
No further Tau flies found and restrictions now liftedTuesday, 9 February 2016, 11:55 amPress Release: Ministry For Primary Industrie
No further Tau flies found and restrictions now lifted
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 11:55 amPress Release: Ministry For Primary IndustriesThe Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) confirms that all... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Police systems costs spiralPayroll and HR overhaul latest Govt IT projects to hit trouble with delays and
Police systems costs spiral
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
Payroll and HR overhaul latest Govt IT projects to hit trouble with delays and overruns. The new launch date would be "later in 2016." Photo / File Photo Another overhaul of a payroll system by a government agency has hit trouble with the launch... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
All Bets On Offshore FlexibilityWith the ever increasing need to diversify investments into markets that offer
All Bets On Offshore Flexibility
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
With the ever increasing need to diversify investments into markets that offer more liquidity, Giles Mokoka of the South Africa based SEI Investments explains the benefit of navigating the investment universe by diversifying with offshore... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Woman ran as restaurant collapsed into lakeAN elderly woman had to run for her life after a popular waterfront restaurant
Woman ran as restaurant collapsed into lake
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 days ago
AN elderly woman had to run for her life after a popular waterfront restaurant partially collapsed into Lake Macquarie this morning when part of the marina gave way. The 78-year-old was at home in an apartment at Pelican marina in NSW’s Hunter... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Popular restaurant collapses into lakeA POPULAR waterfront restaurant partially collapsed into Lake Macquarie this mo
Popular restaurant collapses into lake
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
A POPULAR waterfront restaurant partially collapsed into Lake Macquarie this morning after part of the marina gave way. Emergency services were called about 9.50am to seafood restaurant Milano’s on the Lake located on Pelican Marina in NSW’s Hunter... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Restaurant partially collapses into Lake MacquarieA waterfront restaurant, offices and an apartment collapsed into Lake Macquarie
Restaurant partially collapses into Lake Macquarie
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
A waterfront restaurant, offices and an apartment collapsed into Lake Macquarie. Photo / Supplied via Fire & Rescue NSW A popular waterfront restaurant partially collapsed into Lake Macquarie this morning after part of the marina gave... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Funding boost for research into Cucumber Green Mottle Mosaic VirusFunding boost for research into plant virus that crippled Northern Territory wa
Funding boost for research into Cucumber Green Mottle Mosaic Virus
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
Funding boost for research into plant virus that crippled Northern Territory watermelon industry Photo: Scientists at the Northern Territory's Berrimah Research Farm prepare samples to study the Cucumber Green Mottle Mosaic virus. (ABC Rural: Peta... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Restrictions lifted after fruit fly scareThe Ministry for Primary Industries says restrictions on moving fruit and veget
Restrictions lifted after fruit fly scare
Otago Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
The Ministry for Primary Industries says restrictions on moving fruit and vegetables within in Auckland are no longer in place after a fruit fly scare. However, it was important people still kept an eye out for the Tau fly and other pest fruit fly... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Auckland's fruit fly scare is over but keep your eyes peeledThe Ministry for Primary Industries monitors for the presence of about 100 spec
Auckland's fruit fly scare is over but keep your eyes peeled
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
The Ministry for Primary Industries monitors for the presence of about 100 species of fruit fly using lure traps. Photo / Dean Purcell The fruit fly scare in Auckland is over. The Ministry for Primary Industries says restrictions on moving fruit... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
‘People Lift’ having an effectThe People Lift programme has led to earlier identification of lameness, reduce
‘People Lift’ having an effect
Otago Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
The People Lift programme has led to earlier identification of lameness, reduced calf mortality and fewer problems with ‘‘downer’’ cows. Photo from ODT files. So for Waipahi farm manager James Matheson, being involved in People Lift has been a... Read more
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Northern Star
Latest salinity news for Richmond RiverMID Richmond River salinity for January 27 and February 3 respectively and diss
Latest salinity news for Richmond River
Northern Star / Posted 3 days ago
MID Richmond River salinity for January 27 and February 3 respectively and dissolved oxygen levels for February 3, supplied by Richmond River County Council, Lismore. Kilgin Rd: 3.86mS, 0.26mS (5.6mg/L), Woodburn: 0.32mS, 0.25mS (5.4mg/L), Rocky... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Fisheries installs FADS at Narooma, Eden, BatemansNSW Fisheries installs the seasonal Fish Attracting Devices (FADs) at Batemans
Fisheries installs FADS at Narooma, Eden, Batemans
Kiama Independent / Posted 4 days ago
NSW Fisheries installs the seasonal Fish Attracting Devices (FADs) at Batemans Bay, Eden and for the first time in many years Narooma. After many years of doing without, the new Fish Attracting Device (FAD) for Narooma is now installed just to the... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Terrorism and the future of investment in Southeast Asia – Nicholas Fang and Cheryl Tan Published: 6 February 2016 7:01 AM The year 2016 has not gotten off to an au
Terrorism and the future of investment in Southeast Asia – Nicholas Fang and Cheryl Tan
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 4 days ago
Published: 6 February 2016 7:01 AM The year 2016 has not gotten off to an auspicious start for Indonesia. The country and its new president both weathered... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
SS United States may sail again thanks in part to Livonia's AlphaUSAPhoto by Courtesy of Crystal Cruises Renderings show that some of the SS United
SS United States may sail again thanks in part to Livonia's AlphaUSA
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 4 days ago
Photo by Courtesy of Crystal Cruises Renderings show that some of the SS United States' superstructure would be modified along the lines of a modern cruise ship, but its general look, including its two massive funnels and elongated prow and after... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Mana and money - the Maori business evolutionIwi business interests are expanding from land-based models to embrace a variet
Mana and money - the Maori business evolution
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Iwi business interests are expanding from land-based models to embrace a variety of assets and enterprises. The assets of the top 10 Maori businesses are closing in on $5 billion. Photo / Michael Cunningham The assets of the top 10 Maori businesses... Read more
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News.com.au
Oyster farmers prepare shield against virusOyster farmer Lester Marshall works his traps at Coffin Bay. SOUTH Australian
Oyster farmers prepare shield against virus
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
Oyster farmer Lester Marshall works his traps at Coffin Bay. SOUTH Australian oyster growers are fighting to keep a dreaded virus from entering state waters and devastating the industry and the nation’s supply. The Pacific Oyster Mortality Syndrome... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Oyster farmers prepare shield against virusOyster farmer Lester Marshall works his traps at Coffin Bay. SOUTH Australian
Oyster farmers prepare shield against virus
Adelaide Now / Posted 4 days ago
Oyster farmer Lester Marshall works his traps at Coffin Bay. SOUTH Australian oyster growers are fighting to keep a dreaded virus from entering state waters and devastating the industry and the nation’s supply. The Pacific Oyster Mortality Syndrome... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Coalition warned new land clearing laws risk reputation damage to farmersA former head of the NSW farming lobby's youth arm has warned the agriculture i
Coalition warned new land clearing laws risk reputation damage to farmers
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 5 days ago
A former head of the NSW farming lobby's youth arm has warned the agriculture industry risks reputational damage akin to that suffered after the live cattle exports scandal if the state government proceeds with radical new land clearing laws. A... Read more
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The Young Witness
Coalition warned new land clearing laws risk reputation damage to farmersA former head of the NSW farming lobby's youth arm has warned the agriculture i
Coalition warned new land clearing laws risk reputation damage to farmers
The Young Witness / Posted 5 days ago
A former head of the NSW farming lobby's youth arm has warned the agriculture industry risks reputational damage akin to that suffered after the live cattle exports scandal if the state government proceeds with radical new land clearing laws. A... Read more
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Western Advocate
Coalition warned new land clearing laws risk reputation damage to farmersA former head of the NSW farming lobby's youth arm has warned the agriculture i
Coalition warned new land clearing laws risk reputation damage to farmers
Western Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
A former head of the NSW farming lobby's youth arm has warned the agriculture industry risks reputational damage akin to that suffered after the live cattle exports scandal if the state government proceeds with radical new land clearing laws. A... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Economic action plan welcomed by regional councilThe Northland Regional Council has added its voice to those welcoming the newly
Economic action plan welcomed by regional council
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
The Northland Regional Council has added its voice to those welcoming the newly-released Tai Tokerau Northland Economic Action Plan.The Action Plan was jointly launched yesterday in Kerikeri by Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce, Primary... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Coalition warned new land clearing laws risk reputation damage to farmersA former head of the NSW farming lobby's youth arm has warned the agriculture i
Coalition warned new land clearing laws risk reputation damage to farmers
Daily Liberal / Posted 5 days ago
A former head of the NSW farming lobby's youth arm has warned the agriculture industry risks reputational damage akin to that suffered after the live cattle exports scandal if the state government proceeds with radical new land clearing laws. A... Read more
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