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  • Wine Australia Register

    Good news from Wine Australia this week. Following requests from Wine Australia, the Department of Agriculture has agreed to establish a levy payer register for the Australian grape and wine sector.

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  • New Labour hire

    From August 31, 2019 labour hire providers (including vineyard contracting providers, picking and pruning gangs) must be licensed under the South Australian Labour Hire Licensing Act 2017 when undertaking ‘labour hire services’. 

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  • Funding Available for Women’s Leadership Development

    Women & Leadership Australia (WLA) is dedicated to developing female leaders and supporting the increased presence of women in business and community leadership roles. By most measures women are an under-utilised national resource.

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  • Water forum

    The first cross-commodity water forum modelled on the horticulture reference forum that operated throughout the last drought to discuss the wide-ranging water challenges was convened last week. Winegrowers, citrus growers and almond growers met with representatives from the Riverland irrigation...

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  • Glyphosate facts based on science

    in recent months, a number of glyphosate-focussed stories have appeared in the media. Many of these articles fail to mention that agricultural chemicals, including glyphosate, are some of the most regulated products in the world.

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  • Record amount invested by Wine Australia

    Wine Australia will invest a record $79 million on behalf of the grape and wine sector in 2019/20, investing in research, development and extension (RD&E), market development and export regulation according to its Annual Operational Plan 2019–20 (AOP) released this week.

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  • Minimum water allocations increase

    The minimum water allocations for South Australian irrigators have increased to 31 per cent. Indications from the Bureau of Meteorology’s long-term weather outlook is that drier and warmer than average conditions are still likely over the next three months.  Despite the extended dry period, further...

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  • New water trade dashboards

    New water trade dashboards, which provide better information about the trading of water allocations and entitlements relevant to the South Australian River Murray Trading Zone, have been made available by the State Government.

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