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IT will be a hot and stormy Christmas across the north and east, whilst in the south conditions will be generally mild and dry.

Cool finish to warm Christmas week  

IT will be a hot and stormy Christmas across the north and east, whilst in the south conditions will be generally mild and dry.
THE ABC's A Country Road focussed on former National Party leader MP Brendon Grylls and his party’s independent brand. 3:00 AM 6 THE ABC's A Country Road focussed on former National Party leader MP Brendon Grylls and his party’s independent brand.
GRAINCORP bosses are surprisingly upbeat about the likelihood of getting government financial backing for rail infrastructure upgrades. 3:00 AM 3 GRAINCORP bosses are surprisingly upbeat about the likelihood of getting government financial backing for rail...
IMPLEMENTATION of the controversial GP co-payment will be the challenge for Australia's new Health Minister, country MP Sussan Ley. 22 Dec 14 1 IMPLEMENTATION of the controversial GP co-payment will be the challenge for Australia's new Health Minister, country...
A REGISTER to monitor foreign ownership of Australian agricultural land and agribusiness assets is complicated, says Warren Truss. 22 Dec 14 4 A REGISTER to monitor foreign ownership of Australian agricultural land and agribusiness assets is complicated, says...
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Doesn't matter who owns it. What matters is whether it is being managed productively and
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If true, this is another back-flip by the coalition. I don't blame GrainCorp for seeking
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David L says "“Australia’s lack of long term price-making power in agriculture and mining is not
PARMALAT has added to its growing milk business in Australia by
swooping on Victorian exporter Longwarry Food Park for $67m. PARMALAT has added to its growing milk business in Australia by swooping on Victorian exporter Longwarry Food Park...
CATTLE yardings were mixed across the country this week, but the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator (EYCI) trended dearer.22 Dec 14 CATTLE yardings were mixed across the country this week, but the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator (EYCI) trended dearer.
BEEF Australia 2015 is searching for the best, ready-to-eat, street-food style beef dish to serve as Beef Australia’s Signature Dish.17 Dec 14  2 BEEF Australia 2015 is searching for the best, ready-to-eat, street-food style beef dish to serve as Beef...

THE BJD outbreak which rocked the Queensland cattle industry is before the Supreme Court of Queensland today.
06 Nov 14  5 THE BJD outbreak which rocked the Queensland cattle industry is before the Supreme Court of Queensland today.
WHILE cattle numbers will be reduced on the 2013 sale at the 48th annual Tropical Northern Brahman Bull Sale the quality of what’s on offer will still be of a very high standard.02 Nov 14 WHILE cattle numbers will be reduced on the 2013 sale at the 48th annual Tropical Northern Brahman Bull Sale the...
FOLLOWING the hottest spring on record, summer 2013-14 was warmer than average, and sheep turnoff was pushed up as a result. FOLLOWING the hottest spring on record, summer 2013-14 was warmer than average, and sheep turnoff was pushed up as a...

FOLLOWING the granting of exemptions for GrainCorp’s Newcastle port terminal, the ACCC is considering the same at Victoria's ports.3:00 AM FOLLOWING the granting of exemptions for GrainCorp’s Newcastle port terminal, the ACCC is considering the same at...
GRAIN rail lines must be viable to remain open was the clear message delivered by Premier Colin Barnett during a tour of the Wheatbelt last weekend.
Mr Barnett embarked on a visit to the northern Wheatbelt last Friday and Saturday and discussed the Miling Tier 2 rail line with Miling grain growers at a community meeting.
The future of the Miling to Toodyay Tier 2 line is unclear as the arbitrati18 Dec 14  1 GRAIN rail lines must be viable to remain open was the clear message delivered by Premier Colin Barnett during a...

THE last cane of the Burdekin’s 2014 crushing season was crushed on Wednesday, November 25 while the last Herbert region’s crush was completed on Saturday morning, November 23.27 Nov 14 THE last cane of the Burdekin’s 2014 crushing season was crushed on Wednesday, November 25 while the last Herbert...
GROWER-owned food processor and marketer SunRice has gone all in with their plans to make North Queensland a major player in their rice growing operations.
This commitment to the North was cemented with the recent acquisition of the Burdekin-based Blue Ribbon Rice’s assets including the mill acting which will act as SunRice’s base of operations in the region.26 Nov 14 GROWER-owned food processor and marketer SunRice has gone all in with their plans to make North Queensland a major...
THE Antarctica2 crew driving a Massey Ferguson tractor to the South Pole are on their way home after reaching their destination. THE Antarctica2 crew driving a Massey Ferguson tractor to the South Pole are on their way home after reaching their...

A VICTORIAN fruit grading equipment manufacturer has been awarded the 2014 Australian Exporter of the Year Award.17 Dec 14  1 A VICTORIAN fruit grading equipment manufacturer has been awarded the 2014 Australian Exporter of the Year Award.
THE Northern Territory played host to the recent unveiling of the Strategic Export Plan for the Australian Mango Industry.21 Dec 14 THE Northern Territory played host to the recent unveiling of the Strategic Export Plan for the Australian Mango...
WITH the supply of rural properties on the market still outstripping demand, prices are likely to have stabilised, rather than risen.15 Dec 14 WITH the supply of rural properties on the market still outstripping demand, prices are likely to have stabilised,...
MACQUARIE Group has sold its Melro Park dairy farm near Heywood in south-west Victoria to ACE Farming.15 Dec 14 MACQUARIE Group has sold its Melro Park dairy farm near Heywood in south-west Victoria to ACE Farming.

THE Museum of Tropical Queensland, in partnership with the Townsville Museum and Historical Society, is opening a new photographic display focusing on Townsville’s first 50 years of settlement on Monday, December 1.27 Nov 14 THE Museum of Tropical Queensland, in partnership with the Townsville Museum and Historical Society, is opening a...
An entrepreneur from the Whitsundays is harnessing the healing power of a native tree to assist sufferers of skin disorders.
Grace Evans, through her Whitsunday Myrtle body products business, is using essential oils from the Whitsunday Lemon Myrtle as a host to develop her unique products.20 Nov 14 An entrepreneur from the Whitsundays is harnessing the healing power of a native tree to assist sufferers of skin...