Insights

Insights

RMCG provides cutting-edge thinking and knowledge sharing in our areas of expertise.

New scheme to tackle tough problem of plastic waste in agriculture

16 NOV 2020

The agricultural plastics stewardship scheme is one of 15 successful projects recently announced by the Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental Management Trevor Evans. It will be led...

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Launceston RMCG team delivers real results for Tassie ag and NRM

29 SEP 2020

AK Consultants and RMCG worked together to deliver the North West Agricultural Workforce Plan for Skills Tasmania, which investigated the skills and training needed for agricultural industries and sup...

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Roadmap to a resilient Goulburn Murray region

24 SEP 2020

In the coming decades, agriculture and land management within Victoria’s Goulburn Murray region will face many major changes associated with climate change, water recovery for the environment, techn...

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Water update on the Southern Connected Basin

04 AUG 2020

The paper is based on the recognition that a new equilibrium has become established between the diverse mix of irrigated sectors that have varying requirements regarding the security of their water ...

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Design report: Bringing a modernised pressurised irrigation supply system to Vietnam

06 JUL 2020

Vietnam suffered a severe drought from 2014-16 where water shortages resulted in substantial crop losses for high value horticulture crops. In response, Vietnam developed a project, known as Water ...

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Ag and NRM sectors to be better serviced in Tasmania as AK Consultants join RMCG

01 JUL 2020

From 1 July 2020, AK Consultants will join RMCG's team in Tasmania to offer a better level of service and expertise to new and existing clients within the state. "This sends a very clear and posi...

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A circular economy for organics in Victoria

30 JUN 2020

When talking about a circular organic economy, waste management and agriculture – two industries that traditionally have been separated – must address the need for collaboration. The waste indust...

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Analysing the economic contribution of Australia’s chicken meat industry

18 JUN 2020

Over the past decade, Australia’s chicken meat industry has grown consistently and rapidly in many locations across the country. This important rural industry contributes $7.9 billion and 58,000 job...

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Tailored support for Victorian forestry businesses

11 JUN 2020

The Victorian forestry industry is currently managing a gradual transition away from native timber harvesting. RMCG is pleased to be selected as a Registered Service Provider for the Forestry Busi...

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New guide published on water use efficiency in irrigated agriculture

21 MAY 2020

This guide explores the Australian Water Use Efficiency (WUE) journey and provides practical examples of how Australia has improved its WUE. It aims to provide some insights for other countries who ar...

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RMCG irrigation expert shares knowledge in Vietnam

27 APR 2020

Since 2016, Australia and Vietnam have worked together to share knowledge and practical examples of how modern irrigation systems can be used in high-value agriculture crops. This collaboration was...

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RMCG: Supporting Regional Catchment Strategies

16 APR 2020

RMCG's experience in the development of Regional Catchment Strategies (RCSs) dates back to 1997, when Catchment Management Authorities (CMAs) developed the first RCS. RMCG can help ensure the succe...

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