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RURAL INDUSTRY NEWS
- RSA Newsletter March 2014
- New Ag Industry Advisory Council
- $2.5 million for rural skills trade centres
- Seasonal Worker Program
- NFF seeks feedback on Ag survey
'DROUGHT REACH' DIPLOMA FOR NSW FARMERS
Rural Skills Australia has worked closely with the NSW Government to help develop a Diploma of Agriculture specifically designed for drought-affected farmers and farmers who need to plan for future drought.
Charles Impey, RSA’s Education Adviser for NSW and the ACT, has developed the diploma course with TAFE New England and the NSW State Training Services.
The NSW Government announced the ‘Drought-Reach' pilot project on Friday (28 February), making 30 places available to eligible workers from farming businesses, including family trusts, sole traders, family partnerships and long-term experienced (but not qualified) agricultural workers. Read full report 'Drought Reach' Diploma for NSW farmers