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Cadastral Search Request (DPIPWE)
For searching survey information by mail, fax or email.
Calculation tools
Various calculation tools including calculating cost of production, gestation and delivery dates and carbon emissions.
Call for expressions of interest for Tasmanian Trade Mission to China in September
The State Government invites China investment or trade-ready enterprises and stakeholders to participate in the 2015 China Trade and Investment Mission, to be undertaken from 4 to 11 September this year.
Call for Future Leaders of the grape and wine sector
Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Senator Anne Ruston is encouraging the rising stars of Australian grape and wine to apply for the grape and wine sector's professional leadership and development program - 'Future Leaders'.
Call for nominations - 'Agricultural Awards for Excellence'
The Tasmanian Agricultural Productivity Group (TAPG) is calling for nominations for 'Agricultural Awards for Excellence'.
Call for nominations - 2014 Dairy Business Awards
DairyTas is inviting applications for the 2014 dairy industry awards.
Call for nominations - 2014 Tasmanian Dairy Business Awards
DairyTas is inviting interest from dairy farmers for its 2014 dairy industry awards
Call for public input to quad bike safety
The Australian Government has released a discussion paper on quad bike safety.
Call for submissions on drought policy reform
DPIPWE are calling for submissions on national drought policy reform.
Calling for nominations for 2016 Dairy Awards
Farmers and dairy service providers are encouraged to self-nominate or nominate a worthy farmer in this year's Tasmanian Dairy Awards.
Calling for school and primary industry partnerships
The PIEF is calling for schools with existing primary industry partnerships to help expand this concept to schools across Australia.
Calls for culture change to improve health and safety in Australia’s primary industries
Organisers of the recent Farmsafe Australia Conference said progress is being made, but much more needs to be done to improve the way those involved in primary industries think about safety.
Calving histogram calculator (MLA)
The calving histogram has been developed to help producers measure the calving performance of their herds.
Canadian comany Saputo make a bid for Murray Goulburn dairy processor
A Canadian dairy company has offered $1.3 billion to buy Australian milk processor Murray Goulburn.
Carbon calculators fact sheet (Carbon_Calculators_Fact_Sheet.pdf 713 KB)
Carbon calculators fact sheet
Carbon Farming Initiative factsheet now available
Carbon Farming Initiative factsheet available from MLA
Carbon Farming Initiative now open for business
Farmers and land managers are now able to plant permanent native forest trees under the Government's Carbon Farming Initiative.
Carbon farming online resource launched
A partnership between the University of Melbourne, the Carbon Market Institute and the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) has launched a suite of online resources to support carbon farming.
Carbon Farming workshop for advisors - 4 June
Workshop for agricultural advisors on the Carbon Farming Initiative - Launceston, 4 June 2012.
Careers at the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (Tasmania)
At DPIPWE there are job opportunities for engineers, microbiologists, surveyors, marine zoologists, quarantine officers, hydrographers, plant pathologists, ecologists, farm managers, horticulturalists, valuers, policy analysts - the list goes on.
Caring for our Country business plan released
The Caring for our Country business plan was released on 28 November 2008.
Caring for our Country program extended for 5 years
The Australian Government has extended the Caring for our Country program for a further five years.
Caring for our Country proposals
Caring for our country call for investment proposals
Caring for our Country (Aust Gov)
'Caring for our Country' is the Australian Government's natural resource management program that integrates the delivery of the existing programs - the Natural Heritage Trust, the National Action Plan for Salinity and Water Quality, the National Landcare Program, the Environmental Stewardship Program and the Working on Country Indigenous Land and Environmental Program.
Caring for sheep in extreme weather (September 2017)
Biosecurity Tasmania urges owners of sheep to be vigilant for any signs in their flock of cold stress brought about by the recent icy conditions.
Cat management regulations move a step closer
Cat management regulations move a step closer
Cattle Breed Societies
Provides links to various cattle breed societies.
Cattle Council members approve national restructure
The Cattle Council of Australia says its new structure will give beef producers a greater say in how their industry lobby operates and how their money is spent.
Cattle Council of Australia
The Cattle Council of Australia represents and promotes the interests of Australian beef producers.
Cattle Council of Australia appoints a new CEO
Jed Matz has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Cattle Council of Australia.
Cattle Council Rising Champions Initiative
Cattle Council Rising Champions Initiative
Cattle Council welcomes ACCC beef industry report
The Cattle Council of Australia has backed recommendations to overhaul its industry but called for additional efforts to improve price transparency.
Cattle handling guide released in Farm Safety Week
Coinciding with Farm Safety Week, Safe Work Australia has released a new Guide for managing risks in cattle handling.
Cattle price benchmark surges to new record high
Widespread winter rain across eastern Australia has helped the country's key cattle price index surge to a new high.
Cattle producers pleased with bumper prices
Red meat forecasting committee spokesman Anthony Barnes said cattle producers with stock to sell had been buoyed by bumper prices.
Cattle transport forum on King Island
A workshop on King Island on 21 September wiill seek solutions to transporting cattle to mainland Tasmania in the wake of JBS Australia's decision to close its abattoir.
Cattle yards and equipment (DPI NSW)
Provides a number of links to cattle yard design and equipment.
Cattle, calculators and cashflow on Flinders Island
Scott Anderson and his wife Anna run a 35,000 DSE dryland beef and lamb enterprise on two properties on Flinders Island.
Centre for Australian Weather and Climate Research
The Centre is a partnership between the Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO to ensure that Australia remains a world leader in climate, weather and oceans research.
Centre for Food Innovation opens for business in Launceston
The Centre brings together the expertise of nutritionists and food technologists from the University of Tasmania, the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) and CSIRO.
Centrelink assistance for rural and remote Australians
Centrelink has assistance programs for drought, farm help, accommodation and other areas.
CEO of Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association to step down in April
Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association chief executive Jan Davis will step down from her position when her current contract expires in April.
Cereal Diseases
Provides information on cereal diseases including symptoms, life cycles and treatments.
Cereal growth stages (GRDC)
Designed to give growers greater confidence in identifying the important cereal growth stages and how they relate to the principles of disease management and canopy management
Cereal root diseases (DPI Vic)
Provides information including identification, symptoms and control of cereal root diseases.
Cereal yields down by a third due to dry weather
Tasmania's cereal harvest is off to a fast start, with hot, dry weather maturing crops two or three weeks earlier than usual.
Provides information on cereals including varieties, diseases, market advice and fact sheets.
Cereals and Field Crops
Cereals and grain legumes are important parts of cropping rotations in Tasmania.
Certificate IV in Organic Farming
A Certificate in Organic Farming course will be run by TasTAFE from 2008.
Certificate of Competency to Use Agricultural and/or Veterinary Chemicals
If you apply agricultural chemical products for a commercial spraying business, you must hold a Certificate of Competency that is relevant to the type of work you do.
Challenges in securing Chinese dairy investment
China's insatiable demand for milk powder is fuelling ongoing speculation that significant investment in Tasmania's dairy industry will follow.
Changes for the LPA Scheme in 2017
From January 2017, producers will need to successfully complete a compulsory online assessment in order to renew their Livestock Production Assurance accreditation.
Changes in the Animal Welfare Act 1993
The Animal Welfare Act 1993 has recently been substantially amended.
Changes recommended to horticultural research and development
Significant changes to the structure of horticulture research and development have been recommended in an independent review just completed.
Changes to organic standards could affect international trade
Australia's oldest organic certifying body is warning that some of the proposals to alter the national organic standard could affect trade with major partners like the USA and China.
Changes to sheep and cattle welfare laws on the way
Laws governing how sheep and cattle are handled on-farm, and during land transport, will soon be consistent across the nation.
Changes to some Tasmanian Government telephone numbers
The Tasmanian Government is progressively switching its phone system to VOIP which means that landline phone numbers are being changed.
Changes to strengthen Tasmania’s poppy industry
Responsibility for the Poppy Advisory and Control Board has been transferred from the Attorney-General to the Minister for Primary Industries and Water.
Changes to the Farm Management Deposit scheme now in effect
The Australian Government has improved the Farm Management Deposit Scheme, following feedback from primary producers.
Changes to the Farm Management Deposits (FMD) Scheme
Changes to the Farm Managemenrt Deposits (FMD) Scheme allow primary producers to withdraw funds early to assist with recovery from natural disasters.
Changes to the LPA quality assurance system for red meat producers from 1 October 2017
LPA changes ensure producers can stand by what they sell.
Changing global demand for narcotics brings changes to the Tasmanian poppy industry
Poppy Growers Tasmania president Glynn Williams says it appears that in 2016, the US pharmaceutical industry would not import opium resin at all. This is one of a raft of changes in the complex licit global narcotics trade.
Charles Sturt University - School of Agriculture and Vetereinary Sciences Scholarships
Provides links to scholarshps available through the Charles Sturt University School of Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences.
Charolais Society of Australia
Provides news, sales and information on Charolais cattle in Australia.
Checks for little cherry virus reveal extent of disease
A year after the first positive test in Australia, a virus stunting cherries has been confirmed in 13 orchards.
Chemclear collects unwanted rural chemicals by providing a safe and easy collection and disposal service for all chemical users within Australia.
Chemical Registration and Permits (DPIPWE)
The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) in Canberra registers agricultural and veterinary chemicals.
Chemical regulator suspends agricultural chemical because of dioxin contamination
Chemical regulator suspends agricultural chemical because of dioxin contamination
Chemists tap vegetable waste for valuable flavour and colour extracts
Tasmanian and Queensland scientists are working to extract taste, aroma and colour from Australian vegetables, fruit and nuts.
Cherry growers export bumper crop to China
The cherry industry is celebrating a record export season with a 60 per cent lift on the previous year.
Cherry orchard of the future takes shape in southern Tasmania
A four-hectare greenhouse is nearing completion in what is believed to be a world-first trial of growing cherries under controlled conditions.
Cherry Production in Tasmania
Link to the Perennial Horticulture program of the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA).
China's total imports of live dairy heifers expected to halve this year
The head of Australia's largest cattle breed society says China is likely to halve its global imports of live dairy cattle this year.
China-Australia Free Trade Agreement to commence on 20 December 2015
Australian farmers will benefit from the opportunities created by the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement, with the agreement entering into force on 20 December 2015.
China to increase market access for Australian chilled meat products
Australia's beef industry has been bolstered by China's decision to increase market access for chilled meat products.
Chinese buyers buoy Tasmanian thoroughbred sale
Tasmania's annual thoroughbred yearling sale in Launceston grossed more than $1 million, with prices 12 per cent up on last year.
Chinese delegates visit Tasmanian farms
A total of 31 delegates from China, representing 16 companies, will visit farms in Tasmania on 18 and 19 September.
Chinese market presents growth opportunities for Tasmanian agriculture
The Chinese market presents great opportunities for Tasmanian primary producers, particularly as its growing middle class demands high quality, safe foods.
Churchill Fellowships
A Churchill Fellowship provides financial support to enable Australian citizens from all walks of life to travel overseas to undertake an analysis, study or investigation of a project or an issue that cannot readily be undertaken in Australia. The value of a Churchill Fellowship is around $25,000.
Cider secrets emerging from Tasmanian research
Cider makers and scientists are collaborating to find out the secrets of cider in Tasmania from the apple orchards to the new cider breweries.
Circular Head support guide
Circular Head support guide
Clean Rivers Program now open for applications
The Clean Rivers Program will help protect the environment and ensure water quality is not compromised.
Clear standard adopted for free range eggs
A new standard for free range eggs adopted by state and federal consumer affairs ministers is a win for both Tasmanian consumers and producers.
CliMate app for iPhone and the internet
Graingrowers dealing with the vagaries of the weather now have a handy new tool to aid in their decision-making – the CliMate iPhone and web App.
Climate Change
A list of climate change resources from Tasmania, Australia and overseas.
Climate change - International Resources
Information on climate change from overseas.
Climate change - National and other state resources
Information from the Australian Government and from other states, on climate and climate change issues.
Climate change - Tasmanian resources
Tasmanian resources and information on climate change.
Climate change and energy efficiency information
Information, calculation tools and fact sheets on climate change and energy efficiency relevant to Tasmania
Climate change and rural industries
Climate change and rural industries
Climate Change Information for Tasmania
In Tasmania, strategies and actions are currently being undertaken or planned to address greenhouse gas emissions and climate change adaptation.
Climate Change Information (NZ)
New Zealand's climate change information website.
Climate change policy (Climate_Change_Policy_Fact_Sheet.pdf 798 KB)
climate change policy fact sheet
Climate Change Research and Global Warming Resources (The CCRSPI Blog)
Climate Change Research & Global Warming Resources.
Climate Change (Aust Govt)
The Australian Government is committed to action that will safeguard the environment, sustain society and support the economy.
Climate Change (Qld)
Information and resources from Qld government on climate change.
Climate change (Vic Govt)
This web site provides information about the comprehensive suite of actions led by the Victorian Government to address climate change and how you can play your part.
Climate Connect community grants now available
Community grants of up to $20,000 are available from the ClimateConnect program.
Climate Data Online (BoM)
Climate Data Online provides a range of statistics, weather observations and other climate data for Australian locations. Some of the products - such as climate statistics - can only be accessed through these pages, while other data are accessible from different areas of the Bureau's web site.
Climate Kelpie
The Climate Kelpie website is designed to give Australian farmers and rural advisers easy access to tools and information about the weather and climate.
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