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Russell Webb, Rebecca Reardon, Scott Kermode among new LLS board members

Northern Daily Leader

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THE region's primary producers will have a strong voice at a state government level thanks to the latest elected members of representative boards.

Russell Webb (Duri), Rebecca Reardon (Moree), Scott Kermode (Walcha),Grahame Marriott (Inverell), William O'Halloran, (Invergowrie) and Jane Mactier (Tenterden) were the latest members elected to Local Land Services (LLS) boards.

The Northern Tablelands and North West board members will advocate for primary producers across both regions and co-ordinate with LLS on a range of issues.

Time running out to enrol in AgSkilled courses

Cotton Australia - Press Release

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Time is running out for people in the cotton and grains industries to secure a place in funded training this year.

AgSkilled is a direct partnership between Cotton Australia, the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) and Training Services NSW, Department of Education, and was developed to support training to ensure the grain and cotton workforce was well prepared for the future.

AgSkilled Project Officer Claudia Vicary says the current government funding for the AgSkilled strategy is due to conclude 30th June 2020.


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“There is no shortage of gas in Australia, there’s a shortage of common sense in Canberra when it comes to gas export policy and domestic gas reservation policy,” says Member for Barwon, Roy Butler. 

Mr Butler’s comments follow the new energy deal struck by Prime Minister Scott Morrison and NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian.

Water is scarce! So here are some water saving tips that you can do right

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Water is scarce! So here are some water-saving tips that you can do right now. 

While Australia is well and truly the lucky country it is also the driest continent on this planet outside Antarctica. It means that we are constantly at risk of drought and It is usually a case of how severe and how long rather than when. 

There is no denying that we have seen some of the harshest conditions in Australia over the last few years with warmer and drier weather. The data below is information from the Bureau of Meteorology and just shows how hot and dry it has been.


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