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FARM SAFETY FUNDING BOOST 

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Farm safety has been given a boost following an over $1.6Million investment from the Federal Government.

Federal Ag Minister David Littleproud said these projects to be delivered under the funding will instil farm-safe values into the next generation of farmers, while talking to farmers about how safety can be used on their properties.

Minister Littleproud added “Farm safety is vital to achieving industry’s goal of a $100 billion agriculture sector by 2030,” 

Earlier this year roll over protection structures became mandatory on new quad bikes sold in Australia following a number of incidents across Australia, including the Riverland. 

Subsequently a with a number of major quad bike manufactures withdrew from the Australian market.

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