Disaster insurance to safeguard producers’ livelihoods is likely to be offered to Queenslanders ahead of this cyclone season.
In an Australian first, the planned policies would allow property owners ... Read More
The Palaszczuk Government has commissioned a review of the Drought Program, to improve resilience and assistance for farmers in future droughts.
Speaking in Charleville today, (26 Aug) Minister for Agricultural Industry ... Read More
Giant dams could be built in parts of north Queensland and the Northern Territory to turn those areas into major national agricultural food bowls and generate significant economic benefits, a ... Read More
Farmers have been hopeful of a new national approach to preparing for drought since former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull toured drought-affected communities in June.
Many farmers have planned for drought independent ... Read More
A drier-than-average spring is expected to ensure drought conditions continue across Queensland, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says, after weekend rain did little to soften the ground.
Widespread falls ... Read More