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Departmental media releases

  • Agriculture network expands

    The Queensland Agriculture Workforce Network (QAWN) has expanded with the appointment of the network’s seventh officer to Emerald.


  • 'Citizen scientists' sought to assist new mud crab research project

    A new research project to better understand mud crab populations is underway and scientists would like recreational and commercial fishers to participate.


  • More mates to help graziers across northern Australia

    The Climate Mates program has doubled its number of mates to help more grazing producers manage drought and climate risks, under the Northern Australia Climate Program (NACP).


  • Tree change ready reckoner

    Key points:

    • If you live on an acreage property on the edge of an urban area with a small number of animals, then we’ve got a guide for you.
    • The ‘Guide to managing livestock on small properties’ is an invaluable resource for people making a tree change to a more rural lifestyle.
    • It includes information on managing soil and pasture in a changing climate, dealing with pests, and caring for animals including horses, cattle, sheep, goats, alpacas and pigs.
    • It also contains important information on property registration, livestock movements requirements, farm biosecurity and the general biosecurity obligations for landholders.


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