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Monthly Archives: August 2020

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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Are you ASF Ready- Webinar

Pig veterinarian Dr John Carr will be hosting a special webinar for industry vets on Tuesday 15 September at 2pm, focussed on what vets should do if they suspect they have detected ASF at a pig farm. Further details here. Read more

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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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