Media Releases

  • Cotton Collective Industry Forum a huge success, unites the industry

    Thursday, 27th July 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases // Comments (0)

    More than 500 cotton growers from across Queensland and NSW flocked to Griffith (NSW) this week to discuss issues of importance facing the industry and catch up on the latest developments in farming. Read more »

  • 2017 Australian Cotton Industry Awards celebrate excellence

    Wednesday, 26th July 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    More than 380 cotton growers and industry representatives gathered tonight to celebrate the recipients of the 2017 Australian Cotton Industry Awards. Read more »

  • Shenhua mine announcement won’t help Liverpool Plains farmers: cotton growers

    Wednesday, 12th July 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton growers in the Liverpool Plains have expressed frustration and dismay at today's announcement by the NSW Government regarding the Shenhua Watermark exploration licence, which will make no difference to the potential significant impacts on water resources. Read more »

  • Cotton industry calls for removal of stamp duty on insurance

    Thursday, 29th June 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has called on the Queensland Government to support the state’s farmers by following the lead of its southern counterparts to remove stamp duty applied to insurance. Read more »

  • Cotton industry welcomes removal of stamp duty on insurance

    Thursday, 29th June 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    NSW cotton growers will be able to manage their on-farm risk more effectively from January 2018 thanks to a move by the State Government to remove stamp duty on insurance. Read more »

  • Wholesale data increase must transfer to retail data plans: cotton growers

    Wednesday, 28th June 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has welcomed yesterday's announcement that nbn has doubled wholesale download limits for its Sky Muster satellite service for regional and rural communities. Read more »

  • Cotton Collective heads to Griffith, registration now open

    Wednesday, 28th June 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    The biggest event on the Australian cotton industry’s calendar for 2017 – the Cotton Collective – will be hosted in Griffith, NSW, for the first time in its history. Read more »

  • Irrigators urge Government to commit to Finkel Review

    Monday, 19th June 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    NSW irrigators and cotton growers have called on the Australian Government to take action on electricity pricing crippling farmers, after more than a week of radio silence following the release of the Finkel Review. Read more »

  • Cotton growers dismayed at electricity pricing circus

    Friday, 2nd June 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Queensland cotton growers have reacted with frustration at developments in the state's electricity pricing regime. Read more »

  • Irrigators to see massive electricity price hikes following Federal Court decision

    Thursday, 25th May 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    NSW irrigating farmers are shocked and appalled at the Federal Court’s decision yesterday (24/5/17) to block the path to reduced electricity prices, a decision that will cost farmers thousands of dollars a year. Read more »