14 March 2018 Members’ Newsletter

The new amendments to the Vegetation Management Act will present some major challenges for the efficient and productive management of your property. This newsletter is pretty much a shotgun approach and is by no means comprehensive: just a toe in the water. Submissions are due by mid-day, Thursday 22nd March. If you have a personal … Read more14 March 2018 Members’ Newsletter

Industry to producers

Industry to producers: Don’t miss chance to shape sustainability framework   Early reactions from industry groups to the draft Australian Beef Sustainability framework released last week have been both positive and negative. However, regardless of their individual views, all groups contacted by Beef Central have emphasised the importance of producers taking the time to read the document and provide feedback while … Read moreIndustry to producers

PRA Comment Regarding Draft Inquiry into the Regulation of Agriculture

  PRA Comment Regarding Draft Report Inquiry into the Regulation of Agriculture   Red and green tape – the world seems bound up by it.  It has been a welcomed move that the Productivity Commission is inquiring into the Regulation of Agriculture.  The draft report has now been released and the result is both sweet … Read morePRA Comment Regarding Draft Inquiry into the Regulation of Agriculture

Members newsletter 19th September 2017

19th September 2017 PRA Board Retiring from the board are Dale Stiller and Annie Clarke.  I wish to express my personal appreciation for many years of highly valued service as Chairman of PRA by Dale Stiller.  The AGM re- elected the other current board members, Joanne Rea (from Kunwarara), Sharon Lohse (from Brooweena), Peter Jesser … Read moreMembers newsletter 19th September 2017

Members newsletter 15th September 2017

Members’ Newsletter 15th September 2017 The news this week has been dominated by the release of the report into the Senate Inquiry into processor consolidation. One of the recommendations is for a new grassfed cattle representative body. In February 2015 beef industry representatives including Cattle Council of Australia (several PRA members were among the non-cattle … Read moreMembers newsletter 15th September 2017

Members’ Newsletter 5th September 2017

Members’ Newsletter   5th September 2017 This Note was inspired by a story which Dale put on the PRA Facebook page. The article shows how important it is to register ownership with the Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) if you have property which is located on someone else’s property. http://www.queenslandcountrylife.com.au/story/4887031/give-me-back-my-stud-cattle/ This is a tragic story … Read moreMembers’ Newsletter 5th September 2017

Members newsletter 14th July 2017

Members’ Newsletter 14th July 2016 Vegetation management protests – Fair Laws for Farmers Rallys There have been a series of rallys organised by Agforce to protest the Vegetation Management Reinstatement Bill.  With these dates now set the interests of all would be best served by swelling the numbers at these rallys. Saturday July 16 – … Read moreMembers newsletter 14th July 2017

Members’ Newsletter 27th June 2017

27th June 2017   Property Rights Australia Board Member Tricia Agar has prepared a report on 2 of the speakers from our conference.  We will have more conference updates in the next newsletter. 2017 Conference Speakers Malcolm Roberts Malcolm Roberts the One Nation Senator for Queensland made a presentation at our annual conference, where he … Read moreMembers’ Newsletter 27th June 2017

Members’ Newsletter Tuesday 7th March 2017

7th March 2017 DATE CLAIMER – 2017 PRA Conference, June 3, at Chinchilla Mark in your diaries or on your calendar everyone. The venue has been booked; the date is locked in, more details available soon. Peter Spencer Appeal to Full Bench of Federal Court A three day hearing was held between February 28 and … Read moreMembers’ Newsletter Tuesday 7th March 2017

Newsletter 14th February 2017

Members’ Newsletter 14th February 2017 Congratulations to Marlborough & Charters Towers communities There were a number of PRA members who were to be compulsory acquired from the expansion of both Shoalwater Bay and Townsville military training areas. At Charters Towers Blair Knuth was very active and clearly stating his family’s property was not for sale, … Read moreNewsletter 14th February 2017

Members newsletter 7th December 2016

7th December 2016 Breaking News-Zero Deforestation in Beef Production-Beef Sustainability PRA has campaigned since about 2011 against the WWF inspired Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef which has Cattle Council of Australia and a Natural Resource Management Group, Fitzroy Basin Association, as members. At their Conference in Alberta Canada on 6th October, 2016 one of their … Read moreMembers newsletter 7th December 2016

Members newsletter 27th September 2016

  Tuesday 27th September 2016 Opt-Out Agreements From tomorrow, 27/9/16, it will be possible to sign an opt-out agreement with a resources company.  PRA and all of our sponsoring solicitors have campaigned to have them removed from the legislation.  They are a travesty. We strongly urge landowners, no matter how much CCA negotiation fatigue you … Read moreMembers newsletter 27th September 2016