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MICE CONTROL WORKSHOPS FOR BINGARA, CROPPA CREEK & MOREE

12th May 2021

MEMBER for Northern Tablelands and Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall has today encouraged farmers in the Golden Triangle, affected by the mice plague, to take advantage of the State Government’s recently expanded series of on-farm mice man... more details

HAVE YOUR SAY TO SHAPE THE FUTURE OF LLS

12th May 2021

Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall has today asked landholders to share their valuable insights to ensure Local Land Services (LLS) best meets their needs over the next five years.  Mr Marshall said hearing feedback on Local Strategic Plans... more details

LONG-TERM PERMITS NOW AVAILABLE FOR TRAVELLING STOCK RESERVES

26th Apr 2021

Land managers across the Northern Tablelands Local Land Services region have been invited to apply for long-term access to a number of Travelling Stock Reserves (TSRs).   Helen Ward, from the Northern Tablelands Local Land S... more details

ON-FARM EMERGENCY WATER INFRASTRUCTURE REBATE SCHEME EXTENDED FURTHER 12 MONTHS

26th Apr 2021

Farmers impacted by drought will be given another 12 months to apply for funding from the On-farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme (EWIRS) to help them build much needed infrastructure to make their properties drought resilient.  Mi... more details

LOWERING ENERGY COSTS FOR COMMUNITY GROUPS IN NEW ENGLAND

26th Apr 2021

Community groups across the New England will be supported by a new Federal Coalition Government program to lower energy costs and support local jobs. The Powering Communities Program will fund up to 12 projects worth a total of $67,70... more details

NEW ENGLAND COMMUNITY ORGANISATIONS URGED TO APPLY FOR VOLUNTEER GRANTS

12th Apr 2021

Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, said grants of between $1000 and $5000 were up for grabs for eligible volunteers in New England.    “Volunteers donate countless hours of their time and often pay for their own petrol and vehicl... more details

Searching for answers to millions of tree deaths

22nd Mar 2021

A range of hypotheses have been proposed to explain tree dieback, but none have succeeded in fully describing the phenomenon. UNE researchers are back on the case.   A team of UNE scientists hope to provide a clearer explanation for the deaths... more details

$1 MILLION SECURED FOR NEW BRIDGE OVER FURRACABAD CREEK

16th Mar 2021

For first time in two years, missing road link reinstated TWO years after the decaying Furracabad Creek Bridge was closed to traffic by Glen Innes Severn Council, essentially cutting Furracabad Road in two, Member for Northern Tablelands Adam Marsha... more details

FISHERS CAN SNAG FREE YABBY TRAPS TO HELP PROTECT NATIVE WILDLIFE

10th Mar 2021

LOCAL fishers are in line for free yabby nets as part of a plan to transition the State to open-top nets to protect vulnerable native wildlife.   Northern Tablelands MP and Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall said the State Government ... more details

Warm weather the perfect storm for Barber's Pole Worm

09th Mar 2021

Recent rain and warm weather have provided ideal conditions for barber’s pole worm. Female barber’s pole worms lay up to 10 000 eggs per day and larvae on pasture have been building up all summer. Over the past couple of we... more details

NEW $20 MILLION FUND TO HELP DEVELOP & GROW LOCAL EVENTS

24th Feb 2021

LOCAL event organisers can now apply for funding to expand their shows or bring new major sporting, musical or cultural events to town, with Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall encouraging applications for the new $20 million NSW Regional ... more details

Hop to it and snap a feral for new competition!

03rd Feb 2021

The popular Feral Photos and Video competition is back and being reignited in a major way with close to $5000 worth of prizes on offer, thanks to our competition collaborators Animal Trap Solutions, CSIRO Publishing and Outdoor Cameras Australia.The ... more details

Assistance following storms in parts of New England

03rd Feb 2021

Disaster assistance is now available in the local government areas of Glen Innes Severn and Tamworth following severe storms in January.    Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, said assistance is being provided throu... more details

GLENRAC celebrates at Glen Innes Australia Day 2021!

02nd Feb 2021

GLENRAC  were very excited to take home two awards at this year's Australia Day Awards. Project Manager Jennie Coldham was awarded the Environmental Citizen of the Year, and the 2019 Christmas Smoko drought relief event held in partner... more details