Category: Minister for Agriculture

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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Wimmera Mallee Road Upgrades Boost Agribusiness

The Wimmera Mallee’s agriculture sector will soon be transporting produce to market quicker and safer thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s Local Roads to Market program. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford today announced the $5.54 million through round two of the program to widen a dangerously narrow 1.5 kilometre-section of Minyip-Banyena Road in the Yarriambiack […]

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New Fishing Destination For Hopetoun Anglers

Recreational fishers in northwest Victoria can look forward to wetting a line in a new lake thanks to local anglers, the Yarriambiack Shire and a grant from the Andrew’s Labor Government’s Target One Million plan. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford visited the region today and announced work had commenced this week on the new waterway, […]

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Get The Kids Into Fishing These School Holidays

Families looking to entertain the kids during the school holidays need look no further thanks to the stocking of around 30,000 catchable size rainbow trout into 77 waters across Victoria. The stockings were funded by the Andrews Labor Government’s Target One Million plan, which is investing a record $46 million to get more people fishing, […]

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Ending Puppy Farming Once And For All In Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government’s landmark reforms to stamp out cruel and barbaric puppy farming in Victoria and end the sale of puppies and kittens in pet shops come into effect on Sunday. From 1 July, pet shops will no longer be able to source and sell dogs or cats unless they are from a registered […]

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Lake Bullen Merri Boat Ramp To Remain Open

The Andrews Labor Government is helping more people fish, more often with important repairs now underway at Lake Bullen Merri in Victoria’s southwest. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford today announced up to $15,000 through the Labor Government’s Target One Million plan to repair the storm-damaged boat ramp at Lake Bullen Merri. The Lake Bullen Merri […]

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Protecting The Right To Farm In Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is making planning fairer, simpler and easier to understand for Victoria’s animal industries with the launch of significant reforms to Victoria’s planning scheme. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford joined Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today to announce the sweeping reforms, which includes a $450,000 training and education initiative targeted to pig […]

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Robots Boost Organic Farming At Lake Boga

The Andrews Labor Government is funding pioneering robotic weeding equipment for Kilter Pty Ltd in Lake Boga that could transform Victoria’s tomato growing industry, boosting exports and growing local jobs. The Labor Government will provide a grant of $250,000 through its Food Source Victoria program for the ground-breaking project, which has the potential to transform […]

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