Media Releases

Steel over hardwood for Whelans Run - September 2017

After a bushfire tore through Whelans Run, property manager Trent Howell noticed the only...
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Positive results for Cogoon Cluster - September 2017

South West producers Tim and Jo Caskey are already reaping the benefits of the ‘Cogoon...
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100 percent exclusion at ‘Cooinda’ - August 2017

The strategic construction of an exclusion fence has allowed a southern Queensland sheep producer...
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New fencing a silver lining post bushfire - February 2017

With bushfires impacting rural areas in Australia year on year, the latest devastating fires in...
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Fence boosts Angus stocking rates - January 2017

The strength of new fencing technology has boosted the productivity of Victorian cattle producer...
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Don’t risk safety with sub-standard fencing materials - 22 January 2016

A recent ‘near miss’ while working hundreds of kilometres from help has highlighted...
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BlazeAid fencing training days in Esperance - 2 February 2016

Training in the latest fencing techniques has been rolled out in the wake of devastating...
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Bouncing back quickly after bushfires - 12 February 2016

The devastating bushfires in South Australia and Western Australia last November are a stark...
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BlazeAid fire fencing day in Hamley Bridge - 29 March 2016

Fencing training for farmers and volunteers has rolled out in the wake of the deadly Pinery...
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Wild dog prevention better than cure - 14 April 2016

The old adage that prevention is better than cure is the thinking behind one South West...
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York farmers create wildlife Sanctuary - 1 June 2015

Fauna ecologists Peter and Sarah Smith bought their 186 hectare bush block Eagle Ridge in 2010...
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When little things make a big difference - 14 April 2015

When you have 1,500km of trellising to look after, even the smallest of improvements in the...
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Waratah Fencing helping protect Cape York - 28 August 2015

Waratah Fencing is helping to protect Cape York Peninsula’s beautiful landscapes by...
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Time management is no Hassell for this family - 9 January 2015

After one too many trips into the neighbour’s paddocks to get his sheep, Pingelly farmer...
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Technology a game changer for lobster fisher - 9 July 2015

Scott Westley, co-owner of Seeking Fisheries, has been in the lobster game for about 30 years...
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Rebuild from ruins: fire gives rise to community spirit - 17 July 2015

After a bushfire wiped out 99 per cent of their property near Euroa in Victoria, the Kelly family...
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Preparing for the worst means having the best - 13 January 2015

When fire ravaged the Eden Valley area in South Australia 12 months ago it destroyed property...
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National Park protection vital after bushfires - 29 January 2015

When a bushfire ripped through Ngarkat Conservation Park near Bordertown in the south-east of...
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Hops wired for expansion - 13 July 2015

An explosion in craft beer consumption is behind Hop Products Australia’s investment of $15...
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Feral pest invasion stopped by donated fence - 24 March 2015

The impact of feral pests threatening native animals at a sanctuary on Victoria’s...
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Feral fence a saviour for Grenfell farmer - 13 November 2015

Over the past decade, an explosion in kangaroo numbers in the NSW Central West has cut grain...
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Fencing fit for fillies - 1 October 2015

When you’ve advised the likes of Kerry Packer on horse matters and you’re responsible...
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Fencing equals $10,000 of feed - 20 May 2015

Victoria Point sheep farmer Ross Lomas estimates his grazing operation is thousands of dollars a...
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Biosecurity focus for fences on Martindale - 22 September 2015

When the Johnson family bought Martindale Farm four years ago, biosecurity was high on their list...
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Apple Alcatraz: orchardist turns to fences to save production - 1 May 2015

Orchardist John Evans says building a feral-proof fence has saved his apple crop from devastation...
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A fly in the oinkment - 7 July 2015

When you’re producing up to $650,000 of irrigated hay annually for drought-stricken farmers...
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A Jewell of a fence - 19 June 2015

Jenny Jewell of Greenparkes Garden Centre is adamant that she’d be out of business if they...
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Vineyard roo-proofing a success - 19 February 2014

Damage and economic losses are commonplace for producers facing a kangaroo problem, but a strong...
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Steel fencing seen as a healthier option - 30 June 2014

A week in a coma from arsenic poisoning was the final step in convincing fencing contractor Matt...
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Quick, easy and long lasting fencing - 4 June 2014

Fencing used to be a long and laborious task for farmers like Bill Hotson, but these days it...
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MaxY posts make for flood-ready fencing - 14 February 2014

Building fences that withstand time and natural disasters can be a challenge. The key for...
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Good fencing can save lives! - 2 April 2014

It’s important to have the right fence in place to keep out unwanted pests, but even more...
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Going against the grain in timberland - 12 November 2014

When there’s a plant just up the road producing pine fencing posts, the majority of farms...
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Fences protecting prized coastline from erosion - 19 March 2014

A specifically designed timber-and-wire fence is helping to save some of Victoria’s most...
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Feasibility in feedlot fencing - 3 December 2014

The constant movement of cattle through a feedlot means that the strength and durability of...
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Don’t think twice, use Longlife® - 5 May 2014

Contractor Kelly Smith has been working in rural industries his entire life and understands the...
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Don’t get bent out of shape with your fencing - 16 June 2014

Driving posts into rocky terrain can be challenging enough, but it’s even more frustrating...
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All steel for Steele - 9 October 2014

In times of drought and economic uncertainty, working to a tight budget is part and parcel of...
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A tale of Wire and Chocolate - 21 July 2014

Like most tropical plants grown for commercial harvest, cocoa trees are very much at the mercy of...
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A good looking farm deserves a good looking fence - 8 April 2014

A farmer’s fence should not only be tough and durable, but look good too. ...
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