Cut flower imports need closer monitoring.
The Isolated Children's Parents' Association has flagged with the federal government a growing concern that this year's geographically isolated 'gap year' students may become ineligible for independent Youth Allowance as a result of COVID-19 job losses and decreased employment opportunities.
Prior consultation and a cohesive national plan for the management of border closures may be hard to achieve but that's what the Australian Livestock and Rural Transporters Association would like to see happen before any more abrupt announcements are made.
Ivermectin, best known to farmers as an ingredient in sheep and cattle drenches, has showed promise as a possible treatment of COVID-19.
Lucerne Australia has just launched a five-year strategic plan for its current and future executive committee, covering research, communication, membership, representation and sustainability.