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INTERVIEW WITH MAJOR GENERAL STEPHEN DAY, COORDINATOR-GENERAL FOR DROUGHT, PART 2 05 Sep 2019 "I came away reminded that out in the bush of our great brown land, the people are made of the right stuff. It is…
TONY COOTE MEMORIAL LECTURE 04 Sep 2019 On Monday, August 5, 2019, Michael Jeffery, Australia's National Soil Advocate, delivered the Mulloon Institute's Inaugural Tony Coote AM Memorial Lecture. One of the…
AUGUST MESSAGE FROM THE CEO 04 Sep 2019 The highlight this month is the 20th biennial Australian Rangeland Society (ARS) Conference being held as I write at Canberra’s Australian National University (ANU)…
INTERVIEW WITH MAJOR GENERAL STEPHEN DAY, COORDINATOR-GENERAL FOR DROUGHT, PART 1 04 Sep 2019 Future Directions International interviewed Major General Stephen Day, Australia's Coordinator-General for drought. Stephen Day travelled Australia to engage with drought affected farmers and communities.…
NOTE FROM NARELLE LUFF 04 Sep 2019 Introducing the new Soils for Life Office Manager, Narelle Luff Narelle is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian and worked in the health care industry for…
FUNDING ANNOUNCED FOR THE SOILS FOR LIFE PROGRAM 15 Aug 2019 The Prime Minister announces funding for Soils for Life at the Daily Telegraph’s Bush Summit held in Dubbo. The Prime Minister endorsed the critical…
ESTABLISHMENT OF THE NATIONAL OFFICE OF THE ADVOCATE FOR SOIL HEALTH 15 Aug 2019 The Prime Minister announces the establishment of the office of the National Advocate for Soil Health at the Daily Telegraph’s Bush Summit held in…
CEO’S COMMENT JULY 2019 15 Aug 2019 It's a busy and exciting time to be involved in regenerative agriculture. In the Soils for Life office, we've noticed a growing interest and…
LETTER TO THE AUSTRALIAN FROM THE SOIL ADVOCATE 15 Aug 2019 I write in response to your editorial “Time to get on with new dams” (12/8). While properly sited dams have their role, much more…
WORKSHOPS – EARTH CANVAS 15 Aug 2019 Earth Canvas is a project set up by Gill Sanbrook that links six outstanding Australian artists to six regenerative farmers to give their artistic…
HEALTHY SOIL FOR SUSTAINABLE FARMING FIELD TRIAL EVENT 15 Aug 2019 The Loddon Mallee Waste and Resource Recovery Group invites you to take part in a free event for broad acre farming. At Elmore, Victoria,…
NOTE FROM THE CHAIR JULY 2019 15 Aug 2019 For the first time, we have a national objective to restore and maintain the health of the Australian agricultural landscape. The Prime Minister, Scott…
INTRODUCING THE MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER WITH THE SOILS FOR LIFE TEAM 15 Aug 2019 Cecilia Moar is a former farmer and resident of the North-Central, Wimmera and Mallee areas in Victoria. Awarded ABC Rural Victorian Woman of the…
TURNING THE TENNIS COURT INTO TRAIL PLOTS FOR SOIL NUTRITION 15 Aug 2019 The National Soil Advocate Major General Michael Jeffery visited Freeman’s Organic Farm at Currumbin Valley, Qld, on Tuesday 30 July 2019. David Freeman grows…