The Qld Government’s Reef Protection Package is entering the final phase of design. Farmers can expect the Environmental Risk Management Plan (ERMP) to be ready during May 2010. This is to coincide with the mapping products required to complete the ERMP and also supplied by DERM.
Many farmers have done the chemical competency training and accreditation and are now skilling up on the nutrient calculation method or theSix Easy Steps program.
Farmers who are concerned about compliance should contact DERM on 1300 130 372 (press option 8) or look up their nearest Reef Protection Officer at
ACFA members may also call ACFA on 1800 500 025.