Category: Minister for Agriculture

Bigger And Better Fishing Facilities For The Wimmera

The Andrews Labor Government is helping get more people fishing more often across the Wimmera with better facilities for local angling clubs. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford announced funding for three projects in northwest Victoria that will help more families enjoy one of Victoria’s most loved past-times. The new projects are part of the 2017-18 […]

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Global Search Underway For Internet Of Things Trials

The Andrews Labor Government today began a global search to find cutting-edge agtech to support its On-Farm Internet of Things Trial. The trial is a cornerstone of the Labor Government’s $27 million investment in digital agriculture and will investigate issues from network connectivity through to on-farm Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The Labor Government has […]

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Getting More Kids Fishing More Often

The Andrews Labor Government today announced free fishing clinics for kids to help get more youngsters into Victoria’s great outdoors and try their luck at reeling in a catch of the day. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford today joined fishing icon and VicFishKids ambassador Rex Hunt at Ararat’s Alexandra Lake to promote the five clinics […]

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Victoria’s Wine Industry Keeps Sparkling Under Labor

Victoria’s wine industry will taste even better thanks to a $2 million boost from the Andrews Labor Government through the third round of the Wine Growth Fund. Member for Buninyong Geoff Howard represented Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development Jaala Pulford at Mitchell Harris Wine Bar in Ballarat today to announce the funding and expanded […]

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Raising A Glass To Victoria’s Wine Champions

Victoria’s premium drops were on display at Parliament House today as the Andrews Labor Government hosted the Victorian Wine Show’s Premier’s Trophy. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford joined Member for Bentleigh Nick Staikos in congratulating the 2017 Premier’s Trophy winner – Burke and Wills – for their outstanding 2015 VAT 1 Heathcote Shiraz. The Labor Government […]

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Funding Boost For Corangamite’s Agribusiness Sector

The agriculture sector in Corangamite Shire will soon be transporting produce to market in better quality and safer thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford today announced in the Victorian Parliament a $260,000 investment from the Labor Government for three projects in the shire from Round Two of the Local Roads […]

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Boosting Fish Habitat For Anglers And The Environment

The Andrews Labor Government has announced four new fish habitat projects worth more than $267,000 to make fishing even better across Victorian rivers. Increasing fish habitats is a great way to improve fishing in the long term because it provides new homes for fish where they can feed, shelter and breed. Minister for Agriculture Jaala […]

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Delivering For Farmers In The Goulburn Murray Valley

Moira Shire’s agriculture sector is set to benefit with significant road upgrades and new funding from the Andrews Labor Government to better manage the impacts of Queensland Fruit Fly announced today. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford today announced $342,000 through round two of the Local Roads to Market program. The grant will help Moira Shire […]

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Island Road Funding To Boost Koo Wee Rup’s Agribusiness

Cardinia Shire’s agriculture sector will soon be transporting better quality produce to market, more efficiently thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford today announced a $90,000 investment from the second round of grants through the Labor Government’s Local Roads to Market program. The grant, along with a co-investment from Cardinia Shire […]

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Tackling Fruit Fly In Sunraysia

The Andrews Labor Government continues to back the fight against Queensland Fruit Fly (QFF) in the Sunraysia region, through the second round of funding under the Managing Fruit Fly – Regional Action Plan Grants Program. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford announced $348,490 for the Greater Sunraysia Pest Free Area Industry Development Committee for fruit fly […]

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