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News and Media Releases
Horticulture industries getting ready for emergency response
Published: 30 July 2015
Horticulture Industry Network members, representing 16 industries from across Australia have now been trained as Industry Liaison Officers to further strengthen the efficiency of responding to biosecu...
Tin Shed Talks get you up to Speed on seasonal issues
Published: 27 July 2015
It will be a case of what is happening in the sky, on the plants and under the soil when the Tin Shed Talks are held again this year at Mallee Machinery Field days at Speed on August 5 and 6.
Small snapper prove very costly for two Geelong men
Published: 16 July 2015
Two men caught with 54 undersized snapper have been convicted and fined a total of $3600 in the Geelong Magistrates Court.
Be prepared for cold temperatures
Published: 10 July 2015
Ballarat residents are being reminded to take the necessary precautions to stay warm and safe this weekend.
Alleged crab poachers face court
Published: 06 July 2015
Fisheries Officers at Lakes Entrance have allegedly caught four people from Melbourne with almost ten times the daily limit of sand crabs.
Digging in for 283 years of trials and tribulations
Published: 03 July 2015
State Government scientists will this year clock up 283 years of long term trials, with five projects located at Hamilton, Horsham, Rutherglen and Walpeup.