Australia could sell more pulses into India after it took the first steps to lower tariffs imposed 18 months ago.
WA farmers and a major live exporter say a decision by the Federal Government to refuse an application to ship sheep to the Middle East is ‘insulting’ to the customer.
Jenne Brammer, Peter De Kruijff and Sarah Ison
Vegan animal rights activist Tash Peterson targeted a Belmont butcher after revealing she had received a ban from all Coles and Woolworths stores.
Australia’s calls to China to mend trade relations, which were hurt by calls for an inquiry into the origins of COVID-19, continue to go unanswered, our Federal Trade Minister says.
The class action has been before the courts for six years after the Gillard government shut down the live export trade in 2011, hurting cattle producers across northern Australia.
Sheep that were bound for a livestock vessel stranded in Fremantle amid a coronavirus outbreak remain in limbo as the northern summer live export ban begins.
Woolworths will extend its 10-cent dairy levy until mid-next year as dairy industry’s mandatory code of conduct comes into full force from today.
Supermarket giant Woolworths has announced it will extend a 10-cent levy on its two and three litre own brand milk until June 2021.
Australian maltsters fear Chinese tariffs on barley could create issues for their business down the track.
An offer was put forward to use the Awassi Express to transport 56,000 stranded sheep to the Middle East ahead of the summer shipping moratorium, but that option has since been ruled out.
The northern pastoral industry will hear the verdict of a class action on Tuesday on the 2011 ban on live exports, which brought the cattle industry to its knees.
The world-class quality of Australia’s grain means shipments are still making it to Chinese ports with beer makers being the customers.
Things were looking pretty dire for the Myponga group in the early days of the coronavirus outbreak, but a new deal is helping them bounce back and thrive.
Rabobank says South East Asia won’t replace Chinese barley demand but could provide an alternative for some feed grade barley, while the type of wheat it’s seeking is shifting as recession looms.
The live exporter responsible for 56,000 sheep that were to be loaded aboard the Al Kuwait still wants to transport the animals to the Middle East, but the northern summer is approaching.
The Australian Border Force has withdrawn claims it did not know there were sick crew aboard the Al Kuwait livestock ship before it docked in Fremantle.
Three of Australia’s major industries are among those “most exposed” to a potential escalation in trade tensions with China, according to fresh analysis from a leading credit agency.
Danielle Le Messurier
An email has revealed exactly when WA health authorities were informed about the possibility crew members on a live-export ship berthed in Fremantle could be carrying the deadly coronavirus.
The WA Premier has been forced into an embarrassing backdown after wrongly claiming WA received no warning there were sick crew on a livestock ship later found to be infected with COVID-19.
Peter Law, Lanai Scarr & Jenne Brammer
African Swine Fever could cause major damage to the nation’s $5.3 billion pork industry if it reached Australian shores, prompting against wild pigs, which could help it spread.
Farmers north and south have seen the super storm flatten tress and pummel valuable fruit to the ground.
CBH boss Jimmy Wilson says WA’s 3000 barley growers won’t be given fee discounts to help absorb the financial impact of losing China as a key customer after it hit the sector with a new tariff.
Farmers across WA’s grainbelt are feeling the pain after losing access to their most valuable market for barley.
Cally Dupe & Jenne Brammer
Business dried up quickly in SA’s wine regions as coronavirus roared into our lives but one grower has found a novel way to keep his region in the limelight.
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