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In The News
15 May 2013
Murray riverfront property owners are being cautioned about undertaking any work on their properties, when the Mildura weir on the Murray River is drawn down for essential maintenance work later this month.
13 May 2013
Rural communities are encouraged to nominate women volunteers for the 2013 Hidden Treasures Honour Roll. All women nominated will be included in the 2013 Honour Roll, which will be launched at the annual NSW Rural Women’s Gathering at Scone, on October 25 – 27.
9 May 2013
People buying imported timber furniture are reminded to be on the lookout for the presence of unwanted pests such as termites and borers following a recent detection of exotic timber pests at a Sydney home.
8 May 2013
6,700 additional burial spaces are now available for people of the Jewish and Muslim faiths at Rookwood Cemetery, to ease critical burial space shortages.
New weed innovation funding
Local governments, Landcare, LHPAs, CMAs and other public authorities are encouraged to apply for weed innovation funding to help tackle problem weeds.
Farrer Memorial Scholarship now open
Applications from PhD students involved in field crop research should be lodged with the Farrer Memorial Trust before Friday 17 May 2013.
A new approach to drought management
NSW is introducing new measures to help farmers prepare for and manage the impacts of drought.