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White Paper Wrap Up: Farming practices and technology

Farming practices and technology

  • $100 million extension of the Rural Research and Development for Profit Programme
  • $1.4 million investment to match industry levies and contributions in the export fodder and tea tree oil industries
  • $1.2 million for the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation for small industries
  • $50 million for Australia‚Äôs emergency pest and disease eradication programs
  • $50 million for improvements of tools and control methods for pests and weeds
  • $60 million for the Mobile Black Spot Programme to further improve mobile services across regional Australia
  • $20.4 million allocated for agricultural and veterinary chemical approvals, speeding up access to new farm chemicals
  • $200 million to develop biosecurity surveillance and analysis
  • $30.8 million to increase trade and five new overseas agriculture counsellors
  • $12.4 million to improve food export traceability systems
  • Productivity commission reviews into reducing regulation for the Australian agriculture, marine fisheries and aquaculture industries
  • $664.1 million for the Industry Skills Fund to further training and education

For further information on the White Paper and how it could benefit your business go to:

http://agwhitepaper.agriculture.gov.au