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  • Central Highlands new grower workshops

    Tuesday, 12th December 2017 // Breaking News, Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Eighteen new and returning cotton growers recently attended workshops in the Central Highlands designed to make the 2017-18 season easier. Read more »

  • Qld Cabinet announced - time for action: cotton industry

    Tuesday, 12th December 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has welcomed the announcement of the Queensland Government's cabinet line-up, and calls for action on key outstanding issues. Read more »

  • Recent rain increases threat of spray drift for farmers in Southern Valleys

    Friday, 8th December 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases // Comments (0)

    Recent rain in Southern NSW has pushed the threat of off-target spray drift for the new cotton season to very high levels, according to Cotton Australia. Read more »

  • Basin Plan Implementation Agenda deserves support: cotton industry

    Wednesday, 6th December 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has called for ongoing bipartisan support for the implementation of the Murray Darling Basin Plan. The call follows the announcement by Assistant Minister for Agriculture & Water Resources, Senator Anne Ruston, of a six-point Implementation Agenda in order to complete the delivery of the Basin Plan. Read more »

  • Changes to NSW, Qld biosecurity legislation

    Tuesday, 28th November 2017 // Breaking News, Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    New changes to biosecurity legislation in NSW and Queensland will have important implications for cotton growers, consultants, researchers and contractors. With the commencement of the NSW Biosecurity Act 2015 (1 July 2017) and the Queensland Biosecurity Act 2014 (1 July 2016), all individuals whose activities create biosecurity risks now have a legal responsibility to manage these risks. Read more »

  • Cotton Australia responds to High Court disqualification of parliamentarians

    Monday, 30th October 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has responded to the historic disqualification by the High Court of several federal parliamentarians, including Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture & Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce, and Deputy Nationals Leader Fiona Nash. Read more »

  • Telcos must step up following ACCC decision on mobile roaming

    Tuesday, 24th October 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has welcomed the final decision by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) not to declare a wholesale domestic mobile roaming service. Read more »

  • Cotton Australia welcomes Kmart Australia’s commitment Sustainable fibre

    Monday, 23rd October 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    The Australian cotton industry’s peak grower body, Cotton Australia, has come out in support of Kmart Australia’s announcement to source 100% “more sustainable cotton” by 2020. Read more »

  • 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 »