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  • Growers urged to make their voice heard in Government’s ‘Backpacker Tax’ review

    Monday, 29th August 2016 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Australian cotton growers and those in the industry are urged to have their say in the Australian Government’s review into the proposed ‘Backpacker Tax’. Read more »

  • Cotton industry to Murray-Darling Authority: improve your transparency, release crucial data

    Thursday, 25th August 2016 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    With the Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) conducting its Northern Basin Review, Cotton Australia has called on the Authority to release important research on the impact to communities affected by the Murray-Darling Basin Plan (MDBP). Read more »

  • Backpacker Tax: make your voice heard in government’s latest review

    Thursday, 25th August 2016 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia encourages growers and others in the industry to make your voice heard in the Australian Government’s latest review of the proposed ‘Backpacker Tax’. Read more »

  • How to fast track your participation in myBMP

    Thursday, 25th August 2016 // // Comments (0)

    myBMP Manager Rick Kowitz has put together practical tips for growers to fast track their participation in the myBMP system. Registering for myBMP is simple and it is easy to get started. Read more »

  • Final Year Undergraduate Project 2017 Scholarship applications open

    Wednesday, 24th August 2016 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia is offering ten $1,500 scholarships to undergraduate students who undertake a final year project in 2017 relating to the cotton industry. Applications are now open. Read more »

  • Cotton Matters 24 August 2016

    Tuesday, 23rd August 2016 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • NSW growers: impacted by Essential Energy tariff changes?

    Tuesday, 23rd August 2016 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Essential Energy has identified approximately 180 farming customers on obsolete or incorrect tariffs and will be migrating these customers on to demand-based or time-of-use tariffs. Impacted growers should have already received a letter from Essential Energy notifying them of this change. Read more »

  • Be a part of the ‘Cotton Gap’ program: calling employers and students to submit an EOI

    Tuesday, 23rd August 2016 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    The ‘Cotton Gap’ program is a unique opportunity for cotton growers to reach keen operational staff who have just finished school and are interested in either a long-term career in cotton or 12 months employment in the form of a ‘gap year’. Read more »

  • Come along: solar pumping and energy efficiency workshop for Qld irrigators

    Tuesday, 23rd August 2016 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia and CottonInfo, in conjunction with the Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) Energy Savers Program, are hosting a field day about solar pumping and energy efficiency in irrigation at Cecil Plains. The event, to be held on September 7, 2016, will provide practical information to growers about methods to monitor and improve energy efficiency. Read more »

  • Changes to the Pastoral Award 2010

    Tuesday, 23rd August 2016 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    The Fair Work Commission has made changes to a number of awards following a recent review. Of relevance to growers are the annual leave changes in the Pastoral Award 2010, summarised by Cotton Australia in this article. Read more »