14th Apr

2016

BPS 2016: Watercourses of more than 4m The RPA has now confirmed the land code The middle of a watercourse (d/d/d, river, stream) can only form the parcel boundary when it is less than 4m in width along the majority of its length. ...

14th Apr

2016

BPS 2016: Entitlements and Over Declarations Q&A “My basic understanding was that an over-declaration penalty is only applied where a farmer declares more land as being eligible than the RPA determines (hence the incorrect ...

14th Apr

2016

BPS 2016: Fallow Land Fallow land Fallow land is land which has been taken out of a crop rotation and is maintained in a state suitable for grazing or cultivation. Fallow land is particularly important for farmers who need to follow ...

14th Apr

2016

BPS 2015: Entitlement Statement Release The RPA is intending to send out entitlement statements from 16 May 2016, however for those claimants who are registered online, access to the entitlement statement is available on the ...

14th Apr

2016

BPS 2016 Claims: Slivers of land re-mapped by RPA as ineligible The RPA has mapped some slivers of land as ineligible. This should be rectifiable by updating the Land Use table online to make such areas eligible if they meet the ...

12th Apr

2016

BPS 2016 Claims: Transferring land online where status is ‘Tenant’ A land parcel which has a status ‘Tenant’ currently it is not currently possible to transfer that land online.  The RPA is reviewing whether a ...