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    Farmers/ farm workers or contractors impacted by drought may be entitled to receive a one off payment up to $3000 through the Drought Community Support Initiative.

  • Healthy Environments

    The House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy has today commenced a new inquiry into the problem of feral and domestic cats in Australia.

  • Healthy Environments

    Trent Tyler has a farm property in Wyalkatchem that abuts the Korrelocking Nature Reserve which is a 250ha reserve home to mature Salmon Gum and Gimlet woodlands and is a sanctuary for kangaroos and other forms of animal and bird life.

  • Sustainable Industries

    Dung Beetles might be a welcome addition to your farm and the benefits of these industrious willing workers may surprise you.

  • Sustainable Industries

    With seeding over and ground cover plans in place, many of our demonstration site farmers from the ‘Maximising Fodder Options in Mixed Farming Systems’ project are turning their attention to planting.

  • Sustainable Industries

    Things were looking grim around Mt Hampton due to the drought; the land was getting dryer and dryer, there had been little rain for two years and none forecast to come.

  • Aboriginal NRM

    The Noongar Budjar Rangers were happy to spend time last week with the Honourable Kim Beazley AC - Governor of WA at an event with the Shire of Northam at the BKB Centre.

  • Healthy Environments

    We know feral cats are an enormous problem for our native wildlife, with the Threatened Species Hub saying they kill more than three billion animals per year.

  • Healthy Environments

    There are over 70 different sub-communities of the Critically Endangered Eucalypt Woodlands of the Western Australian Wheatbelt ecological community.

  • Aboriginal NRM

    The Noongar Budjar Rangers have returned to Aldersyde to revisit the site where last year they planted over 34ha of sandalwood hosts.

  • Sustainable Industries

    It was exciting to see some success for WA agriculture organisations as part of the Smart Farms Small Grants recently announced in a media release from the Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management, David Littleproud.

  • Sustainable Industries

    The Soil and Land Conservation Council (SLCC) has released the Western Australian Soil Health Strategy Discussion Paper, the aim of which is to gain stakeholder input to determine goals and principles and prioritise key actions as part of the development of the state Soil Health Strategy.