We thank the Queensland Government for initiating the opportunity to provide feedback and recommendations on the possible establishment of an independent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Queensland. AFSA welcomes further opportunities to participate in consultation and the development of the EPA. AFSA commends the Queensland State Government Department of Environment & Science for taking steps […]
AFSA continues to engage with state agencies in Victoria to reduce regulatory barriers to farmgate sales, and hope to see progress in state regulations which can serve as an example for other states where small-scale farmers face scale-inappropriate regulation. In current discussions with AgVic around planning provisions, AFSA raised the many concerns and experiences that […]
The ludicrous nature of the Victorian planning scheme has again been exposed with the targeting of Joanne and Andrew Stritch of Happy Valley Free Range in the Yarra Ranges Shire.