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Melissa Clark-Reynolds says COVID-19 and African swine fever are “practice runs” for more significant global threats in the future. CONFRONTING words on the topic of COVID-19 from New Zealand futurist, Melissa Clark-Reynolds, kicking off Australian Pork Limited’s (APL) new podcast ‘Next on the Menu’. The future-focussed podcast is hosted by APL Chairman, Andrew ‘Billy’ Baxter and GM of Business and Innovation, Mitch Edwards. Melissa compares African swine fever (ASF) to COVID-19, saying both pandemics are merely test runs for the next international economic, health or …

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Nominations for Elected Directors are now open

As required by Australian Pork Limited’s (APL) constitution, two elected directors of Australian Pork Limited will retire at the AGM being held on 19 November 2020 and the two Elected Director positions will become vacant at that time. Delegates will vote to elect candidates to the vacant positions at the AGM. Nominations are being called for the APL elected director vacancies. A producer member of APL or a current APL Director can nominate a person(s) to stand for election as an Elected Director. The Funding Agreement between APL and …

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JobKeeper eligibility for farming businesses.

Please note this is general information only and should not to be taken as advice. If you have not yet applied for JobKeeper, this information should only be used as guidance to stimulate conversation. For information that relates to your unique situation, you should seek advice from your accountant, the Australian Tax Office (ATO) or the Rural Financial Counselling Service. The Federal Government is adding an additional $15 billion to the JobKeeper scheme which will continue until 28 March 2021.         The payment rate of $1,500 per fortnight will be reduced …

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COVID-19 Border Controls

Below is a summary of the COVID-19 Border Controls currently enforced by state and territory governments. Updates will be made as new information becomes available, however, we recommend that detailed information is accessed via the government website links provided. Victoria The New South Wales and South Australian Governments have imposed border restrictions with Victoria. The NSW Agriculture Worker Permit and SA Cross Border category will allow eligible agricultural workers to travel between NSW and Victoria under conditions. Refer specific state information …

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