Queensland sheep industry gets $5m cluster fencing boost

An electrified wild dog exclusion fence. QUEENSLAND’S recovering sheep industry has received a $5 million funding boost to continue cluster fencing developments. Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries and Minister for Rural Economic Development, Bill Byrne said the additional $5 million was a great Christmas boost for the successful applicants. “The successful applicants are the Remote Area Planning and Development (RAPAD) Board with $2 350 000, South West NRM $2 164 400 and $485 600 for Maranoa Regional Council. “The $5 million doubles the Government’s investment in cluster fencing in Queensland and the outlay is already seeing positive signs with an…

Source: Sheep Central
Queensland sheep industry gets m cluster fencing boost