National Cabinet has today agreed to implement new pre-departure COVID testing processes and reduced international arrival caps that will ensure seasonal workers can still come to Australia to work on farm this harvest.
From today, penalties have significantly increased for travellers who fail to declare high biosecurity risk goods at the Australian border. Expanded powers to cancel the visas of people bringing in these dangerous goods also came into effect.
It’s a happy new year for Australian agricultural and seafood exporters, as significant tariff cuts and improved market access on a range of commodities traded across the Americas and Asia take effect.
The Australian Government has provided an additional $75 million in 2020-21 for the Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) AgriStarter Loan program to assist new entrants to farming looking to purchase, establish or develop their first farm business, and s
Dairy farmers can now access new business calculators, making it simpler and easier for them to work out future budgets and manage their profit margins, thanks to a Liberal Nationals election commitment that has been delivered.