News Archive 2011

  • Gwydir Flood Recovery Commences

    Thursday, 15th December 2011 // Breaking News // Comments (0)

    With flood waters in the Gwydir valley moving downstream inundating new areas, cotton fields in the Moree and surrounding district are slowly emerging from the waters and initial assessments of crop damage have been made. Read more »

  • Darling Downs Day Out Wrap Up

    Thursday, 15th December 2011 // Breaking News // Comments (0)

    More than 100 cotton growers across the Darling Downs turned out for the Cotton Australia/Darling Downs CGA ‘roadshow’ last week. Read more »

  • Get Set for Nationally Uniform Work Health & Safety Laws

    Thursday, 15th December 2011 // Breaking News // Comments (0)

    From the 1st January 2012, most workers in Australia will be protected by nationally uniform work health and safety (WHS) laws. Read more »

  • Planting the Seeds for Tomorrow’s Cotton Leaders

    Thursday, 15th December 2011 // Breaking News // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has begun the search for the next crop of industry leaders, opening the doors for applications to the 2012 class of the third annual Australian Future Cotton Leaders program. Read more »

  • Carbon investments scoped

    Thursday, 15th December 2011 // Breaking News // Comments (0)

    As part of the Government’s carbon tax announcement, a series of funding programs will invest in the land sector over six years. A $1.7 billion Land Sector Package includes funding for industries and land managers to help the environment by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing soil carbon. Read more »

  • Government opens Carbon Farming Initiative for business and first tender of Biodiversity Fund

    Thursday, 15th December 2011 // Breaking News // Comments (0)

    Last week, the Gillard Government officially ‘opened’ the Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI) for business, and also announced the first tender of the Biodiversity Fund open – another program of the Land Sector Package, announced under the carbon tax policy. Read more »

  • Cotton Australia Staff profile: Geoff Hunter

    Thursday, 15th December 2011 // Breaking News // Comments (0)

    Geoff Hunter has been involved with Cotton ever since he can remember. In a familiar entry path to the industry, Geoff began cotton chipping whilst still in school and later started work with a local cotton farmer. Read more »

  • Cotton Matters ? 8 December 2011

    Thursday, 8th December 2011 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Senate Inquiry into Management of the Murray-Darling Basin Read more »

  • Senate Inquiry into Management of the Murray-Darling Basin

    Thursday, 8th December 2011 // Breaking News // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has welcomed the interim Senate Inquiry report into the Management of the Murray-Darling Basin, which focused on the Coal Seam gas industry. Read more »

  • Public holidays over the Christmas/New Year period

    Thursday, 8th December 2011 // Breaking News // Comments (0)

    Human resources and industrial relations expert Bob Kellow has released his list of Public Holidays in NSW and Queensland for the coming holiday season. Read more »