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Thoroughbred Breeders Australia To Fund Research & Development

May 29, 2017
Barnaby Joyce

Thoroughbred Breeders Australia (TBA) is pleased to announce it will contribute $200,000 to fund research and development for the breeding industry. The money will be placed into a newly created thoroughbred R&D levy scheme and will be matched by the federal government when spent. By making the substantial donation, TBA will enable research projects to … READ MORE

TBA Welcomes Government Funds For New Research & Development Levy

May 18, 2017

Federal Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce has said the government is committed to supporting the thoroughbred breeding industry. Mr Joyce, who is also Deputy Prime Minister, was speaking at an announcement to confirm the approval of government funds for an industry led research and development levy. “The breeding and racing industry is something that is very … READ MORE

Niall Blair Attends Newmarket

April 3, 2017
Minister Visit

As buyers gathered for the final day of inspections ahead of the Inglis Australian Easter sale, the NSW state government minister Niall Blair was among those viewing the horses on offer. Mr Blair, who is minister for primary industries as well as trade and industry, was hosted by Aushorse and Thoroughbred Breeders Australia (TBA) during … READ MORE

Australian Stud and Stable Staff Awards Return for 2017

March 29, 2017

They have helped to transform a stable foreman into a G1 trainer; they’ve helped old racehorses find new homes; and they’ve given strength and encouragement to the thousands who perform everyday work in stables and on studs across Australia. In 2017, the Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards will again recognise those whose efforts go … READ MORE

An Important Message for Breeders on the Thoroughbred Research & Development Levy

January 27, 2017

Thoroughbred Breeders Australia (TBA) has formally lodged an application for a federal government funded thoroughbred research and development levy. The levy, which will generate close to $2.4 million over the next three years for research and development projects, is set to be implemented in the new financial year. It will be funded by mandatory breeder … READ MORE

Research & Development Levy – Objection period Reminder

January 13, 2017

The Australian Government’s Levy Principles and Guidelines provide for a six-week period for lodgement of objections to a levy proposal. The formal period for any objections will be held over seven weeks – commencing at 9am AEDT on 3 January and expiring at 5pm AEDT on 13 February 2017. All prospective levy payers wishing to … READ MORE

Thoroughbred Research & Development Levy Objection period – 3 January to 13 February 2017

January 3, 2017

One accomplishment that I’m particularly pleased TBA was able to achieve this year is federal government support for a thoroughbred research and development levy. These levies have a long history of encouraging industries to raise money for research programs that will produce long term benefits; this spending is then matched by the federal government. TBA … READ MORE