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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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Support the foodservice industry with #TakeAwayTuesday

Earlier this year, we asked you to take a night off and support your local and now we’re asking you to join in Takeaway Tuesday. As COVID19 continues to impact foodservice, APL is supporting Restaurant and Catering Australia’s new campaign. Outlets continue to rely on takeaway and delivery to supplement reduced dine-in business and we can all help by taking a night off and enjoying #TakeawayTuesday. With foodservice accounting for around 25% of Aussie pork sales, APL’s foodservice programs will be backing the initiative. You can also support your local …

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APL upcoming producer meetings

It has been a challenging year to say the least but not being able to meet with producers face to face has been a further hurdle for the team at APL.  APL has undertaken several virtual meetings with producers and stakeholders since March, including the May Delegates meeting, and received positive feedback. In order to continue to engage with producers, update on APL plans and undertake our Annual General Meeting, APL have scheduled further virtual events for November. Annual General Meeting – Thursday 19 …

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Australian Pork Limited

The producer owned organisation supporting and promoting the Australian pork industry. Australian Pork Limited (APL) is caring for the future of Australian pork.