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  • SA water mismanagement revelations at a critical time for MDBP: Cotton Australia

    Monday, 9th October 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has expressed disappointment at media reports that South Australia withheld 45 giglatres of environmental water intended for the Murray Darling Basin, instead diverting it further south for residential and irrigator use. Read more »

  • Cotton Australia thanks departing Qld Ag Minister

    Monday, 9th October 2017 // Breaking News // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has expressed thanks to departing Queensland Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Economic Development - Bill Byrne - for his support for the industry. Read more »

  • Cotton industry welcomes SDL project announcement

    Thursday, 5th October 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has welcomed an announcement by the Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) regarding environmental water efficiency projects which could result in an adjustment to sustainable diversion limits (SDL) in the southern Basin. Read more »

  • Click 2.0 photo and video comp puts Aussie cotton in focus

    Wednesday, 27th September 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has launched the Click 2.0 photo and video competition, an opportunity for participants to capture beautiful moments from the 2017-18 Australian cotton season. Read more »

  • Employment program to bridge gap between school leavers and employers

    Monday, 25th September 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton growers seeking operational staff to work on their farm are encouraged to connect with school leavers as part of the 2018 Cotton Gap program. Read more »

  • Darling Downs cotton grower welcomed to Cotton Australia Board

    Friday, 1st September 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases // Comments (0)

    Darling Downs cotton grower Matt McVeigh has been appointed a member of Cotton Australia's Board. Read more »

  • Industry responds to Lateline attack on irrigators

    Friday, 1st September 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases // Comments (0)

    Irrigator groups have expressed disappointment at the lack of objectivity shown on ABC’s Lateline show last night (31/8/17), which alleged the Murray Darling Basin Plan was at risk due to an irrigated farming operation in Queensland’s Border Rivers area. Read more »

  • Cotton welcomes Qld Government water use efficiency grant

    Thursday, 31st August 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has welcomed a Queensland Government initiative to invest in water infrastructure on the state's farms. Read more »

  • Cotton Australia makes new team appointments for Macintyre, St George

    Wednesday, 30th August 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia, the peak representative body for Australia’s cotton growing industry, has made new team appointments in the Macintyre Valley and St George districts. Read more »

  • Cotton growers welcome announcement for North Qld water

    Wednesday, 30th August 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton growers have welcomed the announcement by the Queensland Government that previously unallocated water from the Gulf water catchment is to be made available for agriculture. Read more »