Qld vegetation assistance funding must be extended: Nats

12th January 2007The Queensland Nationals are demanding the State Government extend its native vegetation compensation scheme.With only six weeks left before applications close, The Nationals say more than half of the State Government’s $130 million vegetation management assistance package has not been spent.Opposition natural resources spokesman, Ray Hopper, says the assistance package eligibility criteria should … Read moreQld vegetation assistance funding must be extended: Nats

Woolworths to donate a days profit to drought relief

10th January 2007Woolworths is holding a national drought action day on January 23, donating its entire Supermarket profits that day to drought relief.Woolworths CEO, Michael Luscombe, says the majority of the money raised, expected to be more than of $3 million, will primarily be used by the Country Women’s Association to provide immediate support for … Read moreWoolworths to donate a days profit to drought relief