Media Releases

20220420_NSW_Government_renews_Rice_Vesting_following_review

Posted on 20/04/2022
The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) welcomed the announcement to extend the rice vesting arrangements made yesterday.

20220408_Stubble_buring_over_Easter_and_Anzac_Day_public_holidays

Posted on 8/04/2022
The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA), Griffith City Council, Leeton Shire Council, the Irrigation Research and Extension Committee (IREC) and Murrumbidgee Irrigation remind farmers who are planning to burn stubble, to do so responsibly.

20220331_Rebecca_Groat_named_winner_of_2022_Jan_Cathcart_Memorial_Scholarship

Posted on 31/03/2022
SunRice is pleased to announce that the 2022 recipient of the Jan Cathcart Memorial Scholarship is Rebecca Groat, from Myall Park near Griffith in the NSW Riverina.

20220301_Riverina_Region_one_of_20_bush_centres_in_blue_print_for_regional_renewal

Posted on 1/03/2022
NSW Riverina Region is one of 20 regional centres identified by the National Farmers Federation as ideal to share in a recommended investment of $1.4 billion as part of the peak body’s plan for regional renewal.

20220225_Ricegrowers’_Industry_Scholarship_Recipients_Announced

Posted on 25/02/2022
The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) has announced the recipients’ of their 2022 tertiary scholarship awards.

20220114_Farm_leaders_unite_to_drive_spray_drift_best_practice

Posted on 14/01/2022
Four of Australia’s top agricultural peak bodies have united to send an important message to all farmers about adhering to best practice during the summer spraying region.

20220112_Ricegrowers’_Industry_Scholarships_Now_Open

Posted on 12/01/2022
The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) is now taking applications for the 2022 Greg Graham Memorial Scholarship and Peter Connor Book Award.

20211217_Ricegrowers’_to_benefit_from_the_United_Kingdom_Free_Trade_Agreement

Posted on 17/12/2021
The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) has welcomed the announcement of the finalisation of the United Kingdom Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Australia.

20210903_Ricegrowers’_raise_concerns_about_operational_matters_in_the_NSWMurray_with_Inspector

Posted on 3/09/2021
The RGA are seeking the assistance of the Inspector-General to identify the anomalies in operational decision-making between the MDBA and NSW Government.

20210820_Ricegrowers’_call_for_all_likely_General_Security_water_to_be_allocated_now

Posted on 20/08/2021
Ricegrowers’ call for all likely General Security water to be allocated now.

20210813_SunRice_C21_Grower_of_the_Year_announced

Posted on 13/08/2021
C21 SunRice Grower of the Year awarded to Darrell Fiddler, Farm Manager for De Bortoli Wines.

20210616_Rice_in_UK_Free_Trade_Agreement

Posted on 16/06/2021
The RGA have long advocated for rice be included in our free trade agreements with other countries.

20210415_Murray_Allocation_Risk_Reduced

Posted on 15/04/2021
Common sense prevails around the Barmah Millewa environmental water borrow.

20210330_Responsible_Stubble_Burning

Posted on 30/03/2021
RGA reminds growers not to burn stubble during Easter and Anzac Day public holidays

20210308_Productivity_Commission_draft_water_report_a_disgrace

Posted on 8/03/2021
Blundered opportunity to make a significant and lasting contribution to the future of water reform.

20210301_Min_Pitt_Gives_Committment

Posted on 1/03/2021
Minister Pitt gives a commitment to seek a solution

20201217_farmers_deprived_of_375GL_water

Posted on 17/12/2020
Irrign farmers have been deprived of an average 375 GL of water per year for period 2012-19

20201120_MDBA_CEO_responds_to_RGA

Posted on 20/11/2020

20201118_RGA_Leaders_IN_Water_Advocacy_2

Posted on 18/11/2020
RGA is proud that our people continue to take up key leadership roles within our peak bodies.

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