New quad bike laws in Qld

New quad bike laws in Queensland making it illegal for children under eight to be carried as passengers have been heralded as a positive step towards enhanced on-farm safety by the Primary Industries Health and Safety Partnership (PIHSP).
New quad bike laws in Queensland making it illegal for children under eight to be carried as passengers have been heralded as a positive step towards enhanced on-farm safety by the Primary Industries Health and Safety Partnership (PIHSP).
INITIALLY there were only enough chairs for about 30 people, but by the time the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) dairy industry inquiry at Toowoomba, Qld, on Monday had started, more than 100 dairyfarmers were in the room.
06 Feb 17 INITIALLY there were only enough chairs for about 30 people, but by the time the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) dairy industry inquiry at Toowoomba, Qld, on Monday...
South Gippsland dairyfarmer and GippsDairy Chair, Graeme Nicoll, has been appointed to the Dairy Australia (DA) board.
06 Feb 17 South Gippsland dairyfarmer and GippsDairy Chair, Graeme Nicoll, has been appointed to the Dairy Australia (DA) board.
DairyTas was forced to defend its role at a public hearing of the senate inquiry into the Australian dairy industry at Burnie, Tas, on Friday.
06 Feb 17 DairyTas was forced to defend its role at a public hearing of the senate inquiry into the Australian dairy industry at Burnie, Tas, on Friday.
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) farmer forums as part of its inquiry into the dairy industry get underway next week.
03 Feb 17 Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) farmer forums as part of its inquiry into the dairy industry get underway next week.
Administrators for the troubled milk supply company National Dairy Products (NDP) have announced another creditors meeting is to be held to decide the company’s future.
03 Feb 17 Administrators for the troubled milk supply company National Dairy Products (NDP) have announced another creditors meeting is to be held to decide the company’s future.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) investigations into milk processors Fonterra and Murray Goulburn were reaching the end of the investigative process.
02 Feb 17  1 The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) investigations into milk processors Fonterra and Murray Goulburn were reaching the end of the investigative process.
Milk price step downs should only be applied as an “extreme option”, Bega Cheese chairman Barry Irvin, told the Senate dairy inquiry on Thursday.
02 Feb 17 Milk price step downs should only be applied as an “extreme option”, Bega Cheese chairman Barry Irvin, told the Senate dairy inquiry on Thursday.
Claims by the former Murray Goulburn (MG) chief executive Gary Helou that corporate regulators were yet to contact him, have been met with alarm by a Victorian dairy industry leader.
02 Feb 17 Claims by the former Murray Goulburn (MG) chief executive Gary Helou that corporate regulators were yet to contact him, have been met with alarm by a Victorian dairy industry leader.
Fonterra Australia has lifted its average farmgate milk price to $5.20 per kilogram of milk solids.
02 Feb 17 Fonterra Australia has lifted its average farmgate milk price to $5.20 per kilogram of milk solids.
Gary Helou has stood by the strategy he adopted as Murray Goulburn's managing director despite the catastrophic farmgate milk price cut last April.
01 Feb 17 Gary Helou has stood by the strategy he adopted as Murray Goulburn's managing director despite the catastrophic farmgate milk price cut last April.
WHEN Phillip Schneider welcomed primary school students to his dairy farm they had one big question: “Why do you get paid so little for your milk?”.
01 Feb 17 WHEN Phillip Schneider welcomed primary school students to his dairy farm they had one big question: “Why do you get paid so little for your milk?”.
Victorian dairy farmers have expressed cautious backing for a decision to defer a vote on the Dairy Australia (DA) levy.
01 Feb 17 Victorian dairy farmers have expressed cautious backing for a decision to defer a vote on the Dairy Australia (DA) levy.
Australian milk production continues to plummet despite increasing exports.
31 Jan 17 Australian milk production continues to plummet despite increasing exports.
Dairyfarmers are growing increasingly weary of a tide of non-milk products labelled as “milk”.
30 Jan 17 Dairyfarmers are growing increasingly weary of a tide of non-milk products labelled as “milk”.
Plans for a 3600-cow dairy, on the South Australian border, appear to have been shelved indefinitely, according to the mayor of the council where the project was to have been established.
30 Jan 17 Plans for a 3600-cow dairy, on the South Australian border, appear to have been shelved indefinitely, according to the mayor of the council where the project was to have been established.
UPDATED: Canadian dairy giant, Saputo, has launched a premium-priced takeover for the remaining 12 per cent of Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB) it does not already own.
30 Jan 17 UPDATED: Canadian dairy giant, Saputo, has launched a premium-priced takeover for the remaining 12 per cent of Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB) it does not already own.
AS the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission starts to shine a bright light on trading practices and how farmers’ returns are determined in the dairy industry, one positive for farmgate prices has emerged.
27 Jan 17 AS the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission starts to shine a bright light on trading practices and how farmers’ returns are determined in the dairy industry, one positive for...
DAIRY farmers are not only being urged to speak up now that a substantial fair trading review into their industry is underway but told they have an obligation to speak.
27 Jan 17 DAIRY farmers are not only being urged to speak up now that a substantial fair trading review into their industry is underway but told they have an obligation to speak.
DETAILS on where profits are being made in the milk supply chain and how farmgate pricing decisions come about are expected to be closely scrutinised as part of a Federal Government-initiated competition inquiry getting into full swing from February.
27 Jan 17 DETAILS on where profits are being made in the milk supply chain and how farmgate pricing decisions come about are expected to be closely scrutinised as part of a Federal...
NSW milk producers supplying Parmalat have just been hit with the second farmgate price drop since mid last year, prompting further herd sell-offs.
25 Jan 17 NSW milk producers supplying Parmalat have just been hit with the second farmgate price drop since mid last year, prompting further herd sell-offs.
Milk prices are continuing to cause more pain for farmers, a peak body is warning, with a leading processor announcing it will pay less for the product.
24 Jan 17 Milk prices are continuing to cause more pain for farmers, a peak body is warning, with a leading processor announcing it will pay less for the product.
DAUGHTERS of Dairy Farmers celebrated their fourth anniversary last Friday with the launch of a Twitter and Instagram page.
24 Jan 17 DAUGHTERS of Dairy Farmers celebrated their fourth anniversary last Friday with the launch of a Twitter and Instagram page.
A further three farming families have left or are leaving Western Australia's dairy industry after processors said they did not want their milk.
23 Jan 17 A further three farming families have left or are leaving Western Australia's dairy industry after processors said they did not want their milk.
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Agriculture Victoria scientists have created the world’s largest and most detailed perennial ryegrass testing field trial in a bid to revolutionise Australia’s dairy feedbase.
31 May 17 Agriculture Victoria scientists have created the world’s largest and most detailed perennial ryegrass testing field...
Improving pasture consumption was the focus of recent pasture coaching groups organised by the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture Dairy Centre as part of the Dairy On PAR project.
05 May 17 Improving pasture consumption was the focus of recent pasture coaching groups organised by the Tasmanian Institute...
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Great Idea Carlene. It's a shame the industry was not prepared to fund this concept 8 years ago
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Bellamy's also need to answer some questions! Like: When did BAL know from Camperdown Powder
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Matthew makes some very good points . Unfortunately the reality for many farming people is
Why have we invested in solar? It’s simple: our two young daughters.10 Jul 17 Why have we invested in solar? It’s simple: our two young daughters.
As dairy farmers grapple with regulations on effluent storage a New Zealand man has come up with a simple solution.
29 May 17  1 As dairy farmers grapple with regulations on effluent storage a New Zealand man has come up with a simple solution.
Monopoly market may confront cropping sector under mega-merger proposal.22 Sep 16 Monopoly market may confront cropping sector under mega-merger proposal.
Australian farm chemical manufacturer Nufarm has repaired its balance sheet and is now hunting for acquisition opportunities.25 Sep 16 Australian farm chemical manufacturer Nufarm has repaired its balance sheet and is now hunting for acquisition...