Lights delayed for Katherine

KATHERINE will have to wait a little bit longer to receive its second set of traffic lights after a plan to install them at the intersection of the Stuart Highway and Bicentennial Road was reviewed.
KATHERINE will have to wait a little bit longer to receive its second set of traffic lights after a plan to install them at the intersection of the Stuart Highway and Bicentennial Road was reviewed.
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A RAFT of proposals in Joyce's Ag Green Paper are unlikely to ever see the light of day because they conflict with government philosophy or are unaffordable. A RAFT of proposals in Joyce's Ag Green Paper are unlikely to ever see the light of day because they conflict with government philosophy or are unaffordable.
FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia. FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia.
A MAJOR cattle station in central Queensland has sold for a 50pc discount to what the vendor paid for it at the top of the market, alarming local landholders. A MAJOR cattle station in central Queensland has sold for a 50pc discount to what the vendor paid for it at the top of the market, alarming local landholders.
AS AACo brings its markets into sharper focus, the edges of what defines 'the company' are blurring. AS AACo brings its markets into sharper focus, the edges of what defines 'the company' are blurring.
MILLAA Millaa was ‘graced’ with a special community event when the ‘Beatles equivalent’ of the country gospel singing world, Steve Grace came to Millaa Millaa for a free concert as part of his Steve Grace 2014 Shed Night Tour.
3:00 AM MILLAA Millaa was ‘graced’ with a special community event when the ‘Beatles equivalent’ of the country gospel singing world, Steve Grace came to Millaa Millaa for a free concert as part...
LIVESTOCK management has taken on a higher profile, with the government placing priority on production of livestock and ag products.
31 Oct 14 LIVESTOCK management has taken on a higher profile, with the government placing priority on production of livestock and ag products.
RURAL Fire Service Queensland (RFSQ) staff have joined with volunteers and Emergency Response Force soldiers from the 4th Regiment RAA to take part in a large-scale cyclone preparedness operation ahead of the cyclone season this week.
30 Oct 14 RURAL Fire Service Queensland (RFSQ) staff have joined with volunteers and Emergency Response Force soldiers from the 4th Regiment RAA to take part in a large-scale cyclone preparedness...
SEA Swift Northern Pride has announced Joe O’Callaghan will be the new head coach for the 2015 Intrust Super Cup season.
O’Callaghan, the Pride’s assistant coach last season, replaces Jason Demetriou who has joined the North Queensland Cowboys as their new assistant coach.
30 Oct 14 SEA Swift Northern Pride has announced Joe O’Callaghan will be the new head coach for the 2015 Intrust Super Cup season. O’Callaghan, the Pride’s assistant coach last season, replaces...
IT would be a rare sight to see Will Smith, Harrison Ford and Mitchell Johnson all together - and an even rarer sight to see them all in Malanda.
30 Oct 14 IT would be a rare sight to see Will Smith, Harrison Ford and Mitchell Johnson all together - and an even rarer sight to see them all in Malanda.
29 Oct 14 CHARTERS Towers combined agents yarded a total of 800 cattle at the prime and store sale held on October 29. The yarding was comprised of 73 prime cattle and 727 store cattle.
HIGH level horsemanship instructor Sean O’Hanlon, was welcomed back to Reid River, South West of Townsville, for a second time last weekend.
29 Oct 14 HIGH level horsemanship instructor Sean O’Hanlon, was welcomed back to Reid River, South West of Townsville, for a second time last weekend.
TEENAGER Rikki Payne is a rising star in the dairy world.
Having had attended the Malanda Educational Dairy Camp for the very first time and not having even come off a property herself, she walked away with the ‘Senior Student of the Dairy Camp’ Award as well as the ‘Rabobank Senior Section Champion Leader’ Award.
29 Oct 14 TEENAGER Rikki Payne is a rising star in the dairy world. Having had attended the Malanda Educational Dairy Camp for the very first time and not having even come off a property herself,...
THE last of the sale bulls has exited the ring at the 2014 NCC Annual Brahman Sale held at “Inverrio” Duaringa which has proven to be be a great success.
28 Oct 14 THE last of the sale bulls has exited the ring at the 2014 NCC Annual Brahman Sale held at “Inverrio” Duaringa which has proven to be be a great success.
THE sport of rodeo-riding is not for the fainthearted, it’s rough, dangerous and at times brutal.
But that’s something professional bull rider Troy Dunn knows only too well.
28 Oct 14 THE sport of rodeo-riding is not for the fainthearted, it’s rough, dangerous and at times brutal. But that’s something professional bull rider Troy Dunn knows only too well.
SELLING came to a close earlier this afternoon at the Lancefield Brahmans Invitation Sale with some impressive results emerging from the Gracemere selling ring.
27 Oct 14 SELLING came to a close earlier this afternoon at the Lancefield Brahmans Invitation Sale with some impressive results emerging from the Gracemere selling ring.
AS popular as he is in much of the US, it's nothing like back home in Brazil. When Silvano Alves walks the streets of Pilar do Sul, he doesn't walk alone.
27 Oct 14 AS popular as he is in much of the US, it's nothing like back home in Brazil. When Silvano Alves walks the streets of Pilar do Sul, he doesn't walk alone.
AFTER the business at hand was settled during the first day of the 43rd ICPA state conference in Townsville on Thursday, members reconvened at the Pavilion Room, at Jupiters Hotel and Casino for a night filled with moving speeches, some great grub and plenty of laughter.
26 Oct 14 AFTER the business at hand was settled during the first day of the 43rd ICPA state conference in Townsville on Thursday, members reconvened at the Pavilion Room, at Jupiters Hotel and...
A HUGE Sale selection of 270 top quality Grey Brahman bulls underwritten by beef performance credentials of a very high standard, will provide a valuable incentive for all buyers at the 27th Wilangi Invitation Brahman Sale at Charters Towers on November 27-28
26 Oct 14 A HUGE Sale selection of 270 top quality Grey Brahman bulls underwritten by beef performance credentials of a very high standard, will provide a valuable incentive for all buyers at the...
Cattle - Beef
ICPA president Andrew Pegler injected much-needed confidence into the embattled distance education system at the conference in Townsville.
25 Oct 14 ICPA president Andrew Pegler injected much-needed confidence into the embattled distance education system at the conference in Townsville.
THE MLA has a long road ahead before winning the support of the people on the land, if the sentiments expressed at Charters Towers on Thursday are indicative.
25 Oct 14  4 THE MLA has a long road ahead before winning the support of the people on the land, if the sentiments expressed at Charters Towers on Thursday are indicative.
Cattle - Beef
THE Australian government and Terrain NRM are offering Wet Tropics’ sugar cane farmers an opportunity to further improve the quality of water entering the Great Barrier Reef.
24 Oct 14  1 THE Australian government and Terrain NRM are offering Wet Tropics’ sugar cane farmers an opportunity to further improve the quality of water entering the Great Barrier Reef.
STUDMASTER and commercial cattle producer buyers of poll Droughtmaster bulls will welcome the forthcoming annual MAGS Droughtmaster Sale.
24 Oct 14 STUDMASTER and commercial cattle producer buyers of poll Droughtmaster bulls will welcome the forthcoming annual MAGS Droughtmaster Sale.
Cattle - Beef
THE Northern Territory live export industry is surging ahead and has smashed industry export records.
23 Oct 14  1 THE Northern Territory live export industry is surging ahead and has smashed industry export records.
Cattle - Beef
EIGHT leading Queensland Brangus operations has combined their collective worth to stage this years 2014 Charters Towers Invitational Brangus Sale, Charters Towers, 10am Monday, November 3.
23 Oct 14 EIGHT leading Queensland Brangus operations has combined their collective worth to stage this years 2014 Charters Towers Invitational Brangus Sale, Charters Towers, 10am Monday, November 3.
Cattle - Beef
GROWING up in the saddle Greg Cook could not imagine his life without horses, successfully combining his career and lifestyle working with the animals he is so passionate about.
22 Oct 14 GROWING up in the saddle Greg Cook could not imagine his life without horses, successfully combining his career and lifestyle working with the animals he is so passionate about.
CONTINUED tough Northern conditions adversely impacted the 2014 Gold City Brahman Sale held at Charters Towers on Friday but the figures showed a marked improvement upon the 2013 sale.
21 Oct 14 CONTINUED tough Northern conditions adversely impacted the 2014 Gold City Brahman Sale held at Charters Towers on Friday but the figures showed a marked improvement upon the 2013 sale.
THE Charters Towers Amateur Race Club was awash with activity on Saturday during the annual Amateur race day meet with people coming from all over the North.
19 Oct 14 THE Charters Towers Amateur Race Club was awash with activity on Saturday during the annual Amateur race day meet with people coming from all over the North.
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Doctor Barney as Deputy Prime Minister is a horror movie in 3D, but it is halloween.
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In some ways you have a point Freshy but not totally. You are right to say farmers need to
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Yeah, that's right, FFS, in the 15th floor penthouse. How nice of you to remember. Are you going
CONFIDENCE in the bull market is riding high, producing stellar results at this year’s Rockhampton Brahman Week Sale.
09 Oct 14 CONFIDENCE in the bull market is riding high, producing stellar results at this year’s Rockhampton Brahman Week Sale.
RESILIENT cattle breeders have stared down one of their toughest years on record but Northern Territory couple Doug Struber and wife Joanne hope to bounce back thanks to the 2014 Rockhampton Brahman Week Sale.
08 Oct 14 RESILIENT cattle breeders have stared down one of their toughest years on record but Northern Territory couple Doug...