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'Country of origin' labels on pork products unclear, butchers say
The "Australian ingredients" in your packaged pork might just be smoke and water, Tasmanian butchers have warned amid concerns new labelling laws are not clear enough.
'Hope for Life' - the Salvation Army suicide prevention program
The Salvation Army Hope for Life' program highlights that suicide prevention is everybody's business. The program has a national HopeLine (1300 467 354 or 1300 HOPE LINE).
'Man in the mirror' wool chair Wal Merriman resigns, claims AWI responsible for price boom
Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) chairman Wal Merriman has resigned.
'Renewables capital of Australia'? Port Augusta shows off its green energy credentials
Driving towards Port Augusta, a luminous white light appears on a concrete shaft to the side of the highway. The giant light is a receiver; it sits among a sea of mirrors which beam the sun onto it, producing intense heat that creates steam, turns a turbine, and makes electricity. It's known as concentrating solar thermal, a new breed of energy.
Accreditation Scheme for freedom from Caprine retrovirus (November 2012)
Caprine retrovirus (CRV), formely known as caprine arthritis encephalitis (CAE) or “big knee”, is a serious disease of goats.
Bushfire plans for pets and livestock (October 2013)
Recent events in NSW are a reminder that pets and livestock should also be included in a bushfire plan.
Improvements to the Tasmanian Biosecurity Advisory Network (October 2014)
Earlier this year, Biosecurity Tasmania was formed to better support a whole-of-government approach to biosecurity in Tasmania.
Tasmanian Agricultural Productivity Group
The Tasmanian Agricultural Productivity Group (TAPG) brings together primary producers, the agricultural manufacturing sector, agribusiness (services to agriculture) and Government.
“Beef Only” status and agisting dairy cattle (December 2012)
Please remember that the Cattle Health Statement is a legal document and the producer signing it is declaring that the information on the Statement is correct.
1080 Poison use in Tasmania
Information about 1080 poison (sodium monofluoroacetate) and the 1080 Code of Practice for Tasmania.
2,4-D high volatile ester products (September 2013)
Recently, the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) announced that 2,4-D high volatile ester products may no longer be used.
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