24 May 2017

What the Federal Budget means to farmers.....

Federal budget 2017: What it means for farmers across Australia - 
Key points:
$8.4 billion for inland freight rail between Melbourne and Brisbane
$1 billion in Landcare funding locked in for five years
New food safety requirements for importers, and new powers to hold product at the border
Farm Household Allowance still capped at three years, but maxed out farmers can apply for loans
Live export industry gets $8.3 million to develop new welfare assurance program
Find out more in this ABC Rural article.

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