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Have Your Say – Review of the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman

Do you employ less than 100 staff? Have you ever had a dispute with a larger business and tried to get it resolved without much success? Have you heard of the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman?

24 March 2017 - AustralianFarmers

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What’s wrong with the Vulnerable Workers Bill?

Protecting vulnerable workers is everyone’s responsibility. Not just the unions. Not just the bosses. Not just governments of all persuasions.

22 March 2017 - Sarah McKinnon, NFF

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Does Australia have too little foreign investment in agriculture?

There are fears and misconceptions when it comes to the importance of foreign investment in Australian agriculture, but the truth is Australia’s policies about the scrutiny of proposed investments are restrictive compared to other similar countries.

21 March 2017 - Nina Hirshman, NFF

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WFI: reducing the risk of haystack fire

Haystack fires have a range of causes such as lightning strikes, sparks from equipment and machinery and deliberately or accidentally started. However, many haystack fires self-ignite for no apparent reason. This is called spontaneous combustion and is the leading cause of haystack fires in Australia.

17 March 2017 - WFI

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The US trade policy agenda – implications for Australian farmers

Ever since the US presidential campaign was in full swing, the world has watched and waited to see whether the stern rhetoric from then-candidate, now US President, Donald Trump would turn into harsh action and see the destruction of the rules-based economic order underpinned by the World Trade Organisation.

17 March 2017 - Scott Kompo-Harms

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Genetics – Seedless Watermelons

A clever geneticist somewhere thought – “but what if we never had to deal with the seeds of life in our watermelon?” And so seedless watermelons were born.

16 March 2017 - AustralianFarmers

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Record grains supply and low world prices require an active approach in key markets

With a record harvest to sell into global markets there couldn’t be a better time for the Australian grains industry to showcase the superior quality, reliability and safety of its products in two of its most important Asian markets.

16 March 2017 - Dr Kalisch Gordon GrainGrowers

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Protecting your livestock during fire season: WFI

During the bushfire season, it’s important to think about the welfare of your livestock.

09 March 2017 - WFI

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Connecting the community: Reg Kidd on bringing coverage to Orange

For many regional Australians, community is everything. So when poor mobile coverage leads to a breakdown in communication, everyone misses out. Reg Kidd of Orange, NSW, is on a mission to ensure that doesn’t happen, and he’s determined to see it through.

07 March 2017 - Vodafone

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