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South Australia Increases Contributions from Farmers to Industry Fund

The South Australian State Government has increased the funding available to primary industries for cattle by raising the contributions to the South Australian Cattle Industry Fund from $1.10 to $1.50 coming from producers who purchase permanent identification devices. The contribution will be attached to every purchased permanent identification devices (reg. 7) under the Primary Industry Funding Schemes (Cattle Industry Fund) Variation Regulations 2016.

The Amendments to the Primary Industry Funding Schemes (Sheep Industry Fund) Variation Regulations 2016 will raise contributions into the fund from farmers from 35 cents per sheep when five or more sheep are sold for an average of $5, to 55 cents per sheep. These new regulations are authorised by the Primary Industry Funding Schemes Act 1998 (SA) which operates to provide compensation for diseases, pest or contamination (s 7(2a)), provide services to those in the industry, or for the broader purpose of aiding the development of the industry as the minister sees fit.

 

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