The Australian Government is providing further assistance to farmers and small businesses by providing an additional $2 billion in loan funding to the Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) for 2020-21.
The Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management is disappointed that the Australian and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation has failed to recognise the nutritional benefits of 100% fresh fruit and vegetable juice with no added
The Australian Government has committed a further $1 million to provide small regional businesses in South Australia with access to free and confidential financial counselling through the Rural Financial Counselling Service (RFCS).
The Australian Government is providing a grant of $600,000 to Plant Health Australia (PHA) to support national management of fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) following its arrival via natural pathways in January 2020.
An app that aims to improve animal welfare and supply chain communication by tracking livestock trucks from paddock to destination is being developed with the support of a $930,000 Australian Government grant.