Tuesday, September 28, 2021

The Editor


Minister Littleproud goes in to bat for agriculture at the United Nations

NFF Chief Executive, Tony Mahar has welcomed remarks by Minister David Littleproud at the United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) in a session devoted to leader's statements.

Global supply disruption to see Aussie growers lock in ag inputs early for season ahead – Rabobank outlook

Widespread global disruption to supply is set to see Australian farmers again move to lock in fertiliser and other inputs early for the season ahead, Rabobank says in a recently-released report. This is despite global fertiliser prices at near-decade highs and expected to remain elevated in the short to medium term.

World Fisheries Congress – catch it online

The World Fisheries Congress might be over, but all of the presentations will be available online for another six months, so it’s not too late to register. In the meantime, if you missed it, here are some spoilers for you.

State lockdowns pull handbrake on bumper harvest

Continuing COVID border restrictions are making life difficult for farmers and harvest workers at the start of a bumper season. For the second year in a row, farmers are scratching their heads on how to harvest fields full of crops with limited access to workers and COVID testing facilities that have limited hours of operation.

Evidence of environmental damage from floodplain harvesting disallowance: Pavey

Evidence presented this week at the NSW Upper House Select Committee on Floodplain Harvesting has shown without licencing, floodplain harvesting will increase across the state, having negative impacts on the environment. Minister for Water, Property and Housing Melinda Pavey said evidence presented at the inquiry demonstrates the importance of regulating this activity.

Hitting Wall art project nears completion at Memorial Park Tennis Complex in Bordertown

The hitting wall at Memorial Park Tennis Complex in Bordertown is undergoing a makeover as part of a nationwide Hitting Wall Project. The Hitting Wall Project, launched in collaboration with Tennis Australia, will see hitting walls revamped across the country as part of an initiative designed to increase community participation in tennis off the back of soaring participation in 2020/21.

NASA en route to Arnhem Land

An international contingent from NASA have been released from quarantine at the Centre for National Resilience today, to prepare for an historic rocket launch from Arnhem Land. The 27 essential personnel will travel to Nhulunbuy to undertake 40 days of work with Equatorial Launch Australia (ELA) at the Arnhem Space Centre.

Acquisdata Industry Snapshot, Australia Media, 20 September 2021

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Acquisdata Industry Snapshot, Australia Tourism, 20 September 2021

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Acquisdata Industry Snapshot, Australia Metal and Mining, 20 September 2021

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