Community & Environment

Julia Creek Dirt 'N' Dust Festival provides unique outback experience

360 Cre8ive Enterprises
The Julia Creek Dirt N Dust Festival is back once more for 2017. Now in its 23 rd year the Dirt N Dust is an incredible outback experience for curious visitors and Aussies of all ages. While extreme sports aficionados...
Community & Environment

FishWatch calls prove vital in more vessel seizures

Department of Fisheries WA
A weekend call to FishWatch by a member of the public reporting interference with his rock lobster fishing gear has led to the seizure of another fishing vessel this week as part of another Operation Bagana investigation. On Wednesday (18...
Community & Environment


Ability Links NSW
MEDIA RELEASE January 19 2017 URBIS REPORT HIGHLIGHTS ABILITY LINKS ONGOING SUCCESS A GROUND-BREAKING social inclusion program has taken community support to a new level according to an URBIS report released today. Urbis has found that Ability Links NSW is...
Community & Environment

Egg farmers answer South Korean call for help

EGG FARMERS ANSWER SOUTH KOREAN CALL FOR HELP 18 January 2017 Help from Australian egg farmers will soon be on its way to South Korea as the country fights one of its worst avian influenza (bird flu) epidemics in recent...
Community & Environment

Fire at waste facility costs Wingecarribee Shire Council $8000

Fire at waste facility costs Wingecarribee Shire Council $8000 Wingecarribee Shire Council has been fined $8000 for failing to notify the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) when green-waste at their resource recovery facility caught fire in July last year. EPA...
Community & Environment

Ninety community groups receive Small Grants to kick-start the New Year

Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal
Ninety community groups receive Small Grants to kick-start the New Year More than $360 000 to boost rural regional and remote communities Bendigo 16 January 2017: FRRR today announced the successful recipients of grants from Round 30 of its flagship...
Community & Environment

The Lost Dogs' Home welcomes Melbourne to the Catibbean

The Lost Dogs' Home
Immediate Release 16 January 2017 The Lost Dogs Home welcomes Melbourne to the Catibbean Sunshine a gentle ocean breeze and sand between your toes these are the vibes of summer. Except that cats prefer air conditioned comforts; which is why...
Community & Environment

LPA Assessment delayed until later in 2017

Livestock Production Assurance
LPA Assessment delayed until later in 2017 Plans to require producers to complete an assessment as part of their Livestock Production Assurance (LPA) reaccreditation from January 1 are on hold as the red meat industrys integrity system is streamlined and...
Community & Environment

Sam Kekovich turns lamb message to pets for Australia Day 2017

ADVANCE Australia
Interview opportunities available with: Sam Kekovich #LambFurAll ambassador Leading Veterinarian Dr Michael Archinal (aka Dr Ark) Australia's #1 Show Dog Troy and his owner Ashley Guide Dogs Australia are also proudly supporting the #LambFurAll campaign MEDIA RELEASE Sam Kekovich turns...