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Regional communities are being encouraged to have their say on the renewal of NSW Regional Forest Agreements (RFAs), covering the North East, Eden and Southern Regions of NSW.

Funding for Aboriginal fishing

- Fishing

Enhancement and protection of Aboriginal cultural fishing, along with supporting fisheries related business opportunities, are the overarching aims of the NSW Government’s Aboriginal Fishing Trust Fund, which is now open for applications.

Vital support for drought-ready farmers

- Agriculture

NSW Department Primary Industries (DPI) is committed to working closely with farmers, industry and stakeholders in delivering a $300 million drought package to ensure NSW is better prepared for future drought conditions.

Geoff Casburn with ram

Wool boom

- Agriculture

Wool enterprises have boomed in 2017 with sheep industry analysis showing gross margins for Merino fine wool enterprises have risen by 55 percent since 2016 to generate $554 per hectare.

Hot topic for local vignerons

- Agriculture

Vineyard management in heatwaves is the focus of a new project to better understand vine stress during hot conditions.

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