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CALLING the unsung legends that are the lifeblood of rural communities: nominations for Australian of the Year are now open.

Celebrating unsung rural heroes  

CALLING the unsung legends that are the lifeblood of rural communities: nominations for Australian of the Year are now open.
RESIDENT Fairfax Media humourist Ash 'Acca' Walmsley pays tribute to Macca on a Sunday morning with this clip. 05 Jul 15 RESIDENT Fairfax Media humourist Ash 'Acca' Walmsley pays tribute to Macca on a Sunday morning with this clip.
TRADE Minister Andrew Robb has made market access for Australian farmers a key bargaining point in the Trans-Pacific Partnership. 03 Jul 15 1 TRADE Minister Andrew Robb has made market access for Australian farmers a key bargaining point in the Trans-Pacific...
TONY Abbott has washed his hands of media law reform, prompting accusations that the PM's support for free markets and business is selective. 03 Jul 15 1 TONY Abbott has washed his hands of media law reform, prompting accusations that the PM's support for free markets...
WHILE the political benefits of FTAs are generally accepted by Australians, they remain less convinced of the economic gains. 03 Jul 15 1 WHILE the political benefits of FTAs are generally accepted by Australians, they remain less convinced of the...
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Look no matter who's in charge or who's proposing cuts, it's going to sound scary and radical
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J Carpenter, you have an odd idea about how science operates, and the role (in particular) of
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The Reserve price scheme would have continued had they set a figure at cost of production not at
FARMERS have rated the Abbott government’s long overdue Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper 'seven or eight out of 10'. FARMERS have rated the Abbott government’s long overdue Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper "seven or eight out...
FOR the ninth consecutive trading day the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator has smashed through its own record price.02 Jul 15  2 FOR the ninth consecutive trading day the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator has smashed through its own record price.
CATTLE prices set a hectic pace early this week, busting though the 530 cents a kilogram (carcase weight) mark on Tuesday night.02 Jul 15  3 CATTLE prices set a hectic pace early this week, busting though the 530 cents a kilogram (carcase weight) mark on...

CHARTERS Towers remains high on the list of locations to visit for international beef industry figures with representatives from Texas, USA in town this week.16 May 15 CHARTERS Towers remains high on the list of locations to visit for international beef industry figures with...
RURALCO’S live export joint venture partner, Frontier International Agri last week celebrated one year since its first shipment.12 May 15 RURALCO’S live export joint venture partner, Frontier International Agri last week celebrated one year since its...
THE Australian Wool Exchange Eastern Market Indicator (AWEX EMI) lost ground for the fourth consecutive week, diving 31 cents. THE Australian Wool Exchange Eastern Market Indicator (AWEX EMI) lost ground for the fourth consecutive week, diving...

RISING stars of Australia’s grain industry are invited to apply for two places in the 2015 Art4Agriculture Young Farming Champion program.03 Jul 15 RISING stars of Australia’s grain industry are invited to apply for two places in the 2015 Art4Agriculture Young...
ANDREW Wilkie has renewed his call for Australian and New Zealand health ministers to approve the use of industrial hemp as a food.02 Jul 15  2 ANDREW Wilkie has renewed his call for Australian and New Zealand health ministers to approve the use of industrial...

BURDEKIN primary producers who are struggling with drought conditions can apply for assistance, according to Mayor Bill Lowis.13 Jun 15 BURDEKIN primary producers who are struggling with drought conditions can apply for assistance, according to Mayor...
SAFE, practical and economic access to roads is critical to agricultural businesses, however Governments’ current access provisions do not allow for this according to Canegrowers Mackay chairman Kevin Borg.13 Jun 15 SAFE, practical and economic access to roads is critical to agricultural businesses, however Governments’ current...
ROBERT Reid is the proud owner of the latest Polaris utility vehicle after completing an online safety training program. ROBERT Reid is the proud owner of the latest Polaris utility vehicle after completing an online safety training program.

HORTICULTURE Innovation Australia CEO John Lloyd has continued his call for greater unity in horticulture.26 Jun 15  1 HORTICULTURE Innovation Australia CEO John Lloyd has continued his call for greater unity in horticulture.
LOXTON will soon become home to a National Almond Centre of Excellence - one of Australia's largest and fastest-growing horticultural sectors.27 Jun 15 LOXTON will soon become home to a National Almond Centre of Excellence - one of Australia's largest and...
BRISBANE-based mining industry identity Jim Gorman has been revealed as the buyer of the Central Queenland property Seloh Nolem at a CBRE auction in Rockhampton yesterday.03 Jul 15 BRISBANE-based mining industry identity Jim Gorman has been revealed as the buyer of the Central Queenland property...
THE value of agricultural land sales in the 12 months to February reached $14.4b, up from $13.72b in the year to November.29 Jun 15 THE value of agricultural land sales in the 12 months to February reached $14.4b, up from $13.72b in the year to...

IT IS 42 years since Kobe Park won the Townsville Cup but his jockey, Don (popularly known as Duck) Campbell remembers as if it was yesterday.13 May 15 IT IS 42 years since Kobe Park won the Townsville Cup but his jockey, Don (popularly known as Duck) Campbell...
“Funny thing about Flynn, he looked like a bloke from the city but always had the smell of the bush about him” Fred McKay.
Another expression of the progressive nature of the Cloncurry community was displayed with the opening of the refurbished John Flynn Place last week.17 Apr 15 “Funny thing about Flynn, he looked like a bloke from the city but always had the smell of the bush about him” Fred...