Committee slams 2005 ESA Notice

A PARLIAMENTARY committee has recommended that all WA  landowners affected by the Environmental Protection Environmentally Sensitive Areas) Notice 2005, known as the ESA Notice, be notified of the law and its impact.
A PARLIAMENTARY committee has recommended that all WA landowners affected by the Environmental Protection Environmentally Sensitive Areas) Notice 2005, known as the ESA Notice, be notified of the law and its impact.
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THE Grains Research and Development Corporation’s headquarters are set to remain in Canberra. THE Grains Research and Development Corporation’s headquarters are set to remain in Canberra.
LUCRATIVE lamb and mutton prices are tipped to clip the national wool cut forecast back to 332 million kilograms greasy for the 2015-16 season. LUCRATIVE lamb and mutton prices are tipped to clip the national wool cut forecast back to 332 million kilograms greasy for the 2015-16 season.
CALLS to impose a voluntary industry suspension on Australia's live cattle trade to Vietnam have been roundly rejected. CALLS to impose a voluntary industry suspension on Australia's live cattle trade to Vietnam have been roundly rejected.
AUSTRALIA'S top butchers are sharpening their skills ahead of the TriNations international butchery competition in September. 
AUSTRALIA'S top butchers are sharpening their skills ahead of the TriNations international butchery competition in September.
MADOONIA Downs station has changed hands and while the buyer’s name and price paid have not been released, Farm Weekly understands it was sold to a Chinese company planning to supply Australian beef to its supermarkets in China.
29 Aug 15 MADOONIA Downs station has changed hands and while the buyer’s name and price paid have not been released, Farm Weekly understands it was sold to a Chinese company planning to supply...
PREMIER and Science Minister Colin Barnett last week announced a $2.74 million Science and Agribusiness Connect initiative to develop the State's academic excellence in agricultural science.
29 Aug 15 PREMIER and Science Minister Colin Barnett last week announced a $2.74 million Science and Agribusiness Connect initiative to develop the State's academic excellence in agricultural science.
THE WA Wild Dog Action Plan steering committee, formed earlier this year, have been working on a comprehensive plan to co-ordinate and prioritise activities for wild dog control.
29 Aug 15 THE WA Wild Dog Action Plan steering committee, formed earlier this year, have been working on a comprehensive plan to co-ordinate and prioritise activities for wild dog control.
RSPCA WA president Lynne Bradshaw says the message from WA lobby groups at last week's State parliamentary inquiry was ill-informed.
28 Aug 15  3 RSPCA WA president Lynne Bradshaw says the message from WA lobby groups at last week's State parliamentary inquiry was ill-informed.
THE latest Planfarm Bankwest Benchmarks survey reveals WA's farm businesses are in strong financial shape, buoyed by good seasons, higher farm equity levels and stable land values.
28 Aug 15 THE latest Planfarm Bankwest Benchmarks survey reveals WA's farm businesses are in strong financial shape, buoyed by good seasons, higher farm equity levels and stable land values.
WA quarantine inspectors seized more than 43,000 kilograms of risky material from airport and road checkpoints in the past financial year, as part of efforts to safeguard WA's $7 billion agrifood industry.
28 Aug 15 WA quarantine inspectors seized more than 43,000 kilograms of risky material from airport and road checkpoints in the past financial year, as part of efforts to safeguard WA's $7 billion...
WA EXPORT will get a $22.1 million boost with a new agricultural science fund to increase research, development and agricultural competitiveness.
27 Aug 15 WA EXPORT will get a $22.1 million boost with a new agricultural science fund to increase research, development and agricultural competitiveness.
FUNGUL disease is threatening to trash WA's forecast better-than-average wheat yield this season.
27 Aug 15 FUNGUL disease is threatening to trash WA's forecast better-than-average wheat yield this season.
DORPER lamb is set to become a luxury brand.
27 Aug 15 DORPER lamb is set to become a luxury brand.
THREE newer malting barley varieties will take over as WA's main segregations for the 2016-17 harvest.
26 Aug 15  1 THREE newer malting barley varieties will take over as WA's main segregations for the 2016-17 harvest.
IT was Harvey team one which took out the title of inaugural WA State Ag School Sheep Handling Challenge winners at last week's Rabobank WA Sheep Expo and Sale.
26 Aug 15 IT was Harvey team one which took out the title of inaugural WA State Ag School Sheep Handling Challenge winners at last week's Rabobank WA Sheep Expo and Sale.
THE State Government has announced a $6 million project to support WA agrifood businesses to pursue growing markets in Asia.
24 Aug 15 THE State Government has announced a $6 million project to support WA agrifood businesses to pursue growing markets in Asia.
BEEF exports into the Chinese market may be harder than expected, according to Agricultural Connections Australia director Stephen Meerwald.
24 Aug 15 BEEF exports into the Chinese market may be harder than expected, according to Agricultural Connections Australia director Stephen Meerwald.
STRONG global demand and a positive outlook for the WA beef industry should continue into the future, according to experts at the WAFarmers annual beef conference.
MLA international business manager Andrew McCallum said the robust beef industry globally had great potential for the WA beef sector.
He said MLA was forecasting that Australian supplies post the current high t
23 Aug 15 STRONG global demand and a positive outlook for the WA beef industry should continue into the future, according to experts at the WAFarmers annual beef conference. MLA international...
WA lobby groups WAFarmers and the Pastoralists and Graziers Association (PGA) have presented their concerns about the RSPCA's stance against live exports at a State Parliamentary inquiry hearing on Monday.
23 Aug 15 WA lobby groups WAFarmers and the Pastoralists and Graziers Association (PGA) have presented their concerns about the RSPCA's stance against live exports at a State Parliamentary inquiry...
AUSTRALIA is poised to be a major supplier of cattle to China.
That's the clear message Wellard Rural Exports is sending, after last week announcing its joint venture with private Chinese company, the Fulida Group.
22 Aug 15 AUSTRALIA is poised to be a major supplier of cattle to China. That's the clear message Wellard Rural Exports is sending, after last week announcing its joint venture with private...
A NEW name has appeared in buyers lists at Perth, Melbourne and Sydney Australian Wool Exchange (AWEX) auction centres.
22 Aug 15  1 A NEW name has appeared in buyers lists at Perth, Melbourne and Sydney Australian Wool Exchange (AWEX) auction centres.
Sheep - Wool
SOUTHERN Rangelands producers have welcome $1.13 million in federal funding allocated to the WA government to boost efforts to combat wild dogs.
21 Aug 15 SOUTHERN Rangelands producers have welcome $1.13 million in federal funding allocated to the WA government to boost efforts to combat wild dogs.
WAFARMERS will use the Dowerin GWN7 Machinery Field Days next week as a launch pad for a campaign seeking greater transparency on the sale of Fremantle Port.
21 Aug 15  2 WAFARMERS will use the Dowerin GWN7 Machinery Field Days next week as a launch pad for a campaign seeking greater transparency on the sale of Fremantle Port.
SIX WA cattle producers are taking part in an innovative trial set up by Harvey Beef.
21 Aug 15 SIX WA cattle producers are taking part in an innovative trial set up by Harvey Beef.
Cattle - Beef
20 Aug 15  GRAINGROWERS Limited (GGL) has rejected criticism about the fairness and legitimacy of processes underpinning its upcoming director elections for the northern region.
A NEW national buyer and renewed interest from Eastern States-based buyers has further boosted prices and bidding competition for WA wool.
19 Aug 15  2 A NEW national buyer and renewed interest from Eastern States-based buyers has further boosted prices and bidding competition for WA wool.
Sheep - Wool
CBH's new fertiliser business is preparing to release product and pricing information for the 2016 season.
19 Aug 15  8 CBH's new fertiliser business is preparing to release product and pricing information for the 2016 season.
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A majority of Australians would share Pete's views on foreign investment and the sale of our
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Good article Pete. As I see it, and as you have referenced, the big problem is the creation of
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Yes, I agree, mosaic pattern of cool fires can definitely reduce the risks of big fires. Today
RSPCA WA president Lynne Bradshaw says the message from WA lobby groups at last week's State parliamentary inquiry was ill-informed.28 Aug 15  3 RSPCA WA president Lynne Bradshaw says the message from WA lobby groups at last week's State parliamentary inquiry...
THE latest Planfarm Bankwest Benchmarks survey reveals WA's farm businesses are in strong financial shape, buoyed by good seasons, higher farm equity levels and stable land values.28 Aug 15 THE latest Planfarm Bankwest Benchmarks survey reveals WA's farm businesses are in strong financial shape, buoyed by...