News & Hot Topics Archives

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21

RICE MATTERS AUGUST 2016

12 Aug 2016 11:15 AM -

For a copy of the Ricegrowers' Association of Australia Rice Matters Newsletter - August 2016 edition please download here.

Read More

RGA Annual Conference “Looking forward, looking back”

18 Jul 2016 11:13 AM -

The 2016 Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) Annual Conference will be held in Deniliquin, NSW on 4th – 5th August at the Deniliquin RSL Club.

RGA President, Jeremy Morton, said this year’s conference theme,...

Read More

Review Of Rice Vesting 2016-17

18 Jul 2016 9:11 AM -

The Department of Primary Industries (DPI) is undertaking a review of rice vesting in NSW during 2016 - 2017.

Under the Rice Marketing Act 1983, all rice produced in NSW is vested in the Rice Marketing Board for the State of NSW. Th...

Read More

RICE MATTERS JULY 2016

12 Jul 2016 8:38 AM -

For a copy of the Ricegrowers' Association of Australia Rice Matters Newsletter - July 2016 edition please download here.

Read More

RGA appoints new Executive Director

8 Jul 2016 10:25 AM -

The Ricegrowers' Association of Australia (RGA) has today appointed Graeme Kruger as its Executive Director. Graeme has extensive experience across a broad range of endeavours including advocacy, management, business development and community...

Read More

2016 RGA Annual Conference - Deniliquin, 4th & 5th August

24 Jun 2016 11:29 AM -

The 2016 RGA Annual Conference is being held in Deniliquin 4th & 5th August.


The 2016 conference theme is “Looking forward, looking back” which will be interpreted through a range of interesting guest speakers ...

Read More

Rice industry welcomes government R&D announcement

24 Jun 2016 9:58 AM -

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia and rice food company SunRice today welcomed the Coalition’s announcement of an additional $4m in R&D funding for rice production in Northern Australia.

Funded through t...

Read More

RGA calls on federal leadership on water releases

21 Jun 2016 12:27 PM -

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) has today called on Commonwealth water agencies to help resolve confusion about environmental water releases in the Murrumbidgee catchment.


RGA President Jeremy Morton said that...

Read More

RGA questions water release actions

14 Jun 2016 10:46 AM -

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) has questioned the release of huge volumes of water from Murrumbidgee storages over the past week.

RGA President Jeremy Morton said that the current system of environm...

Read More

Innovator’s June 23-24

10 Jun 2016 11:52 AM -

Rice Extension is hosting their “Innovator's Club” workshop in Coleambally Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th June. This will be the third in a series of workshops targeted at young farmers and agri-professionals, with the aim to improve participant’s ...

Read More

RGA calls for targeted black spot funding

26 May 2016 8:34 AM -

The Ricegrowers' Association of Australia (RGA) has welcomed the Commonwealth Government's announcement for an additional $60m funding to address mobile black spots in rural Australia.

RGA President Jeremy Morton sa...

Read More

RGA calls for commitment on MDBA relocation

12 May 2016 11:13 AM -

The Ricegrowers' Association of Australia (RGA) has called for both major parties to commit to moving MDBA functions out of Canberra if they win the federal election.

RGA President Jeremy Morton said that the curren...

Read More

RICE MATTERS MAY 2016

5 May 2016 9:13 AM -

For a copy of the Ricegrowers' Association of Australia Rice Matters Newsletter - May 2016 edition please download here. 


Read More

RGA welcomes amendments

5 May 2016 8:42 AM -

The Ricegrowers' Association of Australia (RGA) has welcomed the passage of amendments to the Water Act through federal parliament.

RGA President Jeremy Morton said that both major political parties should be commen...

Read More

RGA calls for cooperation ahead of key Basin Plan meeting

21 Apr 2016 4:18 PM -

The Ricegrowers' Association of Australia (RGA) has called for Basin States and the Commonwealth to reach agreement on key water savings measures ahead of looming Basin Plan deadlines.

RGA President Jeremy Morton said that outcome...

Read More

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21