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Welcome to Southern Gulf NRM’s e-newsletter, updating you on natural resource management events and activities for the Southern Gulf Region. 
In this issue:


Southern Gulf NRM - Position Vacant

Southern Gulf NRM Annual General Meeting - Cloncurry

E-Beef Smart Farming Field Day - Redland Park, McKinlay

E-Beef Smart Farming in Northern Queensland Technology Trial

Managing Cattle For Productivity, Profitability and the Carbon Market

Breeding Edge Workshop - Hughenden

POSITION VACANT

Program Coordinator - Sustainable Land Management, Mount Isa, Queensland
Salary range: Salary range between $98,720 and $106,311, plus package benefits


Click on the below link or visit our website www.southerngulf.com.au for the full position description and how to apply:

POSITION DESCRIPTION

For further information contact Andrew Maclean, Chief Executive Officer
Phone: 47431888 | 0417 052 495 Email
: ceo@southerngulf.com.au


The closing date for applications is 8.00am Monday 14 October 2019

E-Beef Smart Farming Field Day
Using walk-over-weigh technology to compare weekly
liveweights with pasture quality and profitability.


Tuesday 15 October, 8:30am - 4.30pm - Redland Park Station, McKinlay

For further information and to RSVP click on the below link:

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Anne Alison, Grazing Officer
Phone: 0407 789 747 Email: anne.alison@southerngulf.com.au

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
E-BEEF SMART FARMING IN NORTHERN QUEENSLAND - TECHNOLOGY TRIAL

The E-Beef Project is currently looking for landholders or commercial operators who want a helping hand to get the next great tool for beef production systems off the ground.  We are looking for landholders or commercial suppliers who want to trial new technology to support cattle grazing enterprises.  This may include anything from implementing new methods to track stock such as GPS monitoring devices, to finding new ways to connect to the network.
 
All proposed trials must be in the Southern Gulf, Northern Gulf or Desert Channels regions.

Applications close 14th October 2019.

For further information or how to apply click on the below link:

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Andrew Burrows, E-Beef Project Coordinator
Phone: 0427 427 966 | Email:
 Andrew.burrows@dcq.org.au

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
MANAGING CATTLE FOR PRODUCTIVITY, PROFITABILITY AND THE CARBON MARKET

Are you interested in learning more about climate-smart beef production for increased profitability and carbon abatement?

The Contribute to the development of a Beef Herd Aggregation carbon farming model that is fit for purpose in Northern Australia. Workshops will be held in early November 2019.  Dates and venue to be confirmed.

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Holly Urquhart, NRM Project Officer
Phone: 4743 1888 Email: holly.urquhart@southerngulf.com.au

Upcoming Breeding Edge Workshop, Hughenden

14 -16 October

The workshop will be held at the Diggers Entertainment Centre meeting room, except for the bull practical on day 2. Children are welcome to come along to the workshop.  Register early as spaces are limited. Group rates also apply for 4 or more people from the same business.
 Participants from the same property work as a management team in undertaking activities directly related to their own operation/beef business. Each business will come away from the workshop with a refined or new operational plan for their breeding herd, as well as breeding objectives for genetic improvement.

Please register through: felicityhamlyn@bigpond.com or phone 0428 113732.

Visit the FutureBeef website for more information: https://futurebeef.com.au/

Are you an owner/manager of Queensland agricultural land?

If so, you are invited to complete a short research survey regarding your current practices, beliefs, and attitudes around natural resource management practices, or best management practices, particularly after amendments to Vegetation and recent parliamentary-tabled Environmental Protection (reef) legislation.

All responses are anonymous. The survey will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.
The survey can be accessed at:
 https://unesurveys.au1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bKn1ITCUVqYXjYp


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Other resources to keep up to date about events:

https://futurebeef.com.au/events/2018-03
AgForce calendar: http://bit.ly/2ENPqoU