2020

Queensland, QLD

Posted By NHIA,
21/12/2020 10:10 AM
To continue business in QLD Entering QLD from NSW - Queensland Border Declaration Pass Required Entry to Queensland is temporarily restricted by the Chief Health Officer in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Restrictions which applies to NSW only. A border declaration pass is only to be completed if you are from NSW. All other states do not require a border pass form to enter. Border Restrictions Direction 20 commences at 1am 20 December 2020 and requires a person...

South Australia, SA

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18/12/2020 15:00 PM
Continue Business as an Essential Service Provider in SA     South Australia's borders are open to all states but not to the recent NSW cluster. The Cross Border Travel Registration on the SA Police website has been reinstated. There are no catogries to apply as borders are open, the only current issue is the NSW hot spots. For Victoria and any NSW hot spot areas, you must first complete a Risk Mitigation Plan.   Step 1 - Workplace risk mitigation for...

New South Wales, NSW

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18/12/2020 14:30 PM
Border restrictions New South Wales doesn't restrict entry to any state or territory. However, people leaving NSW are subject to the border restrictions of any state or territory they plan to enter. Check the government website of the state or territory you wish to visit. People can also enter NSW from New Zealand without having to quarantine.   For further information click here.     Become a NSW COVID Safe Busines...

New Milk Value Portal

Posted By NHIA,
19/11/2020 14:00 PM
What is the Farmgate Milk Price? New portal live and freely available. This has been established to answer: What is the Milk Price and What drives the Price (click the link below to view the portal): https://milkvalue.com.au/milk-prices/farmgate-milk-value-tool/ The key drivers who assisted to make this portal happen are Dairy Processes and ADPF Members. This portal will be updated regularly to ensure information stays current. This shows regional prices by farm size, view commodities and...

Western Australia, WA

Posted By NHIA,
09/09/2020 13:00 PM
 To Continue Business in WA To enter WA exemptions apply for people with specialist skills not available in WA. Our industry falls under: people employed in agriculture, food production or primary industry who need to be in Western Australia. However, please note entry is currently not granted under this category is you are from NSW or VIC.   Step One: The quickest and simplest way to apply for an exemption is via the G2G PASS online form. Please submit your application...

Apply for Overseas AI Technicians

Posted By NHIA,
24/06/2020 14:00 PM
OVERSEAS TECHNICIANS DEPARTMENT OF HOME AFFAIRS INFORMATION If you are looking to get technicians in from overseas make sure they have applied for their visa. If their visa is close to expiry they can call the department to see if their application can be rushed. Note: Our industry is seeking technicians for their critical skills.  The overseas technician would then need to apply here: https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/travel-restrictions-0   In the form they would tick a compelling a...

VCCI – Free Essential Membership Offer

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26/03/2020 16:00 PM
The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has recently launched a new initiative to help Victorian business survive under tough business conditions exacerbated by bushfire and the coronavirus crises. The initiative, offered for the first time, will waive membership fees for one year for all Victorian businesses up to a value of $700. For NHIA members, businesses from other states are also entitled as VCCI’s Workplace Relations advice line covers national inf...

NHIA Member update : COVID-19

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23/03/2020 16:00 PM
In light of Federal and State Government announcements about the rapidly unfolding COVID-19 pandemic, the National Herd Improvement Association of Australia has the following update for members. Essential Services classification: We have confirmed that all states have agreed that agriculture and suppliers of essential services to agriculture will be categorised as essential services. This will include interstate providers of services to SA farmers. On this basis NHIA members will be...

Sexed and export semen sales increase in challenging domestic market

Posted By NHIA,
04/02/2020 12:00 PM
For the first time in Australia sales of sexed semen has passed the 200,000 unit mark, increasing 12.8% year-on-year in 2019 according to the National Herd Improvement Association of Australia’s (NHIA) 2019 Semen Market Survey. Sexed semen sales now represent over 10% of semen sold domestically. While total sales declined 10.9% from the record 2,196,456 doses sold in 2018 to 1,957,221, export sales increased by 7.8% from 263,940 to 284,658 units. Commenting on the trends revealed in the annual...