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Bedourie's pigs and camels draw the crowds

FOR the first time ever, the annual Bedourie Camel Races boasted the addition of an afternoon of pig racing.
FOR the first time ever, the annual Bedourie Camel Races boasted the addition of an afternoon of pig racing.
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A NEW research project is looking at what motivates cotton farmers and their employees to “stick at it” through thick and thin. A NEW research project is looking at what motivates cotton farmers and their employees to “stick at it” through thick and thin.
GUN shearer John Dalla was shocked by PETA’s shearing footage and says it's a long way from a true representation of his industry. GUN shearer John Dalla was shocked by PETA’s shearing footage and says it's a long way from a true representation of his industry.
RAIN or no rain, cattle prices have the potential to rise by up to 40 per cent in 2015 as the flow of cattle off-farm finally contracts. RAIN or no rain, cattle prices have the potential to rise by up to 40 per cent in 2015 as the flow of cattle off-farm finally contracts.
ADELAIDE company Rossi Boots is furious the federal government went shopping overseas to find cheaper boots for the armed services. ADELAIDE company Rossi Boots is furious the federal government went shopping overseas to find cheaper boots for the armed services.
COMPETING in a sport you love feels even more worthwhile when it’s in support of charity.
22 Jul 14 COMPETING in a sport you love feels even more worthwhile when it’s in support of charity.
CLONCURRY Mayor Andrew Daniels paid a visit to the residents of the Aged Care Annex recently to listen to their tales of Cloncurry as part of the story-telling work of the Cloncurry and District Historical Society.
21 Jul 14 CLONCURRY Mayor Andrew Daniels paid a visit to the residents of the Aged Care Annex recently to listen to their tales of Cloncurry as part of the story-telling work of the Cloncurry and...
IF you’re chasing a weekend-away full of great food, incredible atmosphere and amazing sights and sounds then you should plan a trip 2014 Australian Italian Festival being held in Ingham from July 31 to August 3 which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.
20 Jul 14 IF you’re chasing a weekend-away full of great food, incredible atmosphere and amazing sights and sounds then you should plan a trip 2014 Australian Italian Festival being held in Ingham...
AN online stock route management system introduced by the Queensland Government to benefit local councils and graziers has won a major international award.
19 Jul 14 AN online stock route management system introduced by the Queensland Government to benefit local councils and graziers has won a major international award.
THE town of Katherine is set to become focal point of ag industry activity with the upcoming NT Field Days smashing early exhibitor number expectations.
18 Jul 14 THE town of Katherine is set to become focal point of ag industry activity with the upcoming NT Field Days smashing early exhibitor number expectations.
SINCE its inception in 1990, Emerald’s Ag Grow Field-Days has gone from strength to strength.
Over time, it has survived droughts, floods, industry downturn and whatever the world economy had to throw at it.
18 Jul 14 SINCE its inception in 1990, Emerald’s Ag Grow Field-Days has gone from strength to strength. Over time, it has survived droughts, floods, industry downturn and whatever the world...
A GUT-CHURNING phone call delivering tragic news set the wheels in motion for the Helping Hands program.
17 Jul 14 A GUT-CHURNING phone call delivering tragic news set the wheels in motion for the Helping Hands program.
TELEHEALTH services are proving increasingly popular in the North West Hospital and Health Service.
A total of 1132 telehealth occasions of service were delivered in the North West in the first 11 months of 2013-14 from July to May.
17 Jul 14 TELEHEALTH services are proving increasingly popular in the North West Hospital and Health Service. A total of 1132 telehealth occasions of service were delivered in the North West in...
A WINNING combination of both brilliant action and weather greeted spectators at this year’s 65th Mareeba Rodeo.
16 Jul 14 A WINNING combination of both brilliant action and weather greeted spectators at this year’s 65th Mareeba Rodeo.
JON Templeton and his golden mare Pure Blonde were named champions at this year’s Ernest Henry Mining Cloncurry Stockman’s Challenge.
15 Jul 14 JON Templeton and his golden mare Pure Blonde were named champions at this year’s Ernest Henry Mining Cloncurry Stockman’s Challenge.
BRIGHT sunny days welcomed around 2000 people who celebrated the annual Bramwell Cup Bush Carnival over the weekend on July 4-6.
14 Jul 14 BRIGHT sunny days welcomed around 2000 people who celebrated the annual Bramwell Cup Bush Carnival over the weekend on July 4-6.
R.M.Williams' popular Longhorn Express has joined the stampede of exhibitors heading to the inaugural NT Field Days at Katherine.
14 Jul 14 R.M.Williams' popular Longhorn Express has joined the stampede of exhibitors heading to the inaugural NT Field Days at Katherine.
COMEDIAN Jimbo Bazoobi is not kidding when it comes to liking goats.
With a phenomenal following on Facebook of 731,177 likes, ‘acting the goat’ has literally launched him into a meteoric rise to fame.
13 Jul 14 COMEDIAN Jimbo Bazoobi is not kidding when it comes to liking goats. With a phenomenal following on Facebook of 731,177 likes, ‘acting the goat’ has literally launched him into a...
North West Hospital and Health Service (HHS) medical imaging services have been transferred to a new private provider.
13 Jul 14 North West Hospital and Health Service (HHS) medical imaging services have been transferred to a new private provider.
ON 28 June 2014 Aussie Helpers founders, Brian and Nerida Egan got word that Aussie Helpers had won another award for their dedication to the well-being of the outback community, in particular, Aussie Farmers.
12 Jul 14 ON 28 June 2014 Aussie Helpers founders, Brian and Nerida Egan got word that Aussie Helpers had won another award for their dedication to the well-being of the outback community, in...
Charters Towers Regional Council Mayor Frank Beveridge is impressed with the State Government’s RegionsQ Framework plan that was launched in Townsville earlier this week.
12 Jul 14 Charters Towers Regional Council Mayor Frank Beveridge is impressed with the State Government’s RegionsQ Framework plan that was launched in Townsville earlier this week.
JOSH Fogarty was over the moon when he took out this year’s Rabobank Encouragement Award at last week’s Alice Springs Show.
09 Jul 14 JOSH Fogarty was over the moon when he took out this year’s Rabobank Encouragement Award at last week’s Alice Springs Show.
JOHN and Roz Mercer are leading up to their 11th annual on property sale to be held on July 26 in the Mary Valley, via Gympie.
09 Jul 14 JOHN and Roz Mercer are leading up to their 11th annual on property sale to be held on July 26 in the Mary Valley, via Gympie.
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HUNDREDS of eager race-goers flocked to the 110th annual Oak Park Race Meeting held last weekend.
07 Jul 14 HUNDREDS of eager race-goers flocked to the 110th annual Oak Park Race Meeting held last weekend.  | GALLERY: Oak Park Races
SHANNON Reynolds is literally going ahead in ‘leaps and bounds’.
The fleet footed fifteen year old has secured herself a prestigious place in the Australian Regional Athletics Team which is set to compete overseas at the Oceania Carnival in the Cook Islands starting from the June 21 this year.
07 Jul 14 SHANNON Reynolds is literally going ahead in ‘leaps and bounds’. The fleet footed fifteen year old has secured herself a prestigious place in the Australian Regional Athletics Team...
A RECORD number of 130 competitors lined up for this year’s Ride Well Porcupine Gorge Challenge, located 60km north of Hughenden.
06 Jul 14 A RECORD number of 130 competitors lined up for this year’s Ride Well Porcupine Gorge Challenge, located 60km north of Hughenden.
TO help reduce the incidence of deaths and injuries occurring on Australian farms, Elders Insurance has launched a campaign to improve quad-bike safety and raise awareness of the importance of operating these vehicles correctly.
05 Jul 14 TO help reduce the incidence of deaths and injuries occurring on Australian farms, Elders Insurance has launched a campaign to improve quad-bike safety and raise awareness of the...
THE Carlton Mid Darwin Cup Carnival is off and racing for another year after Minister for Sport, Recreation and Racing Matt Conlan officially opened the iconic event at the Darwin Turf Club late last week.
05 Jul 14 THE Carlton Mid Darwin Cup Carnival is off and racing for another year after Minister for Sport, Recreation and Racing Matt Conlan officially opened the iconic event at the Darwin Turf...
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The proposed PPP Project will introduce an organised exchange for the grass-fed beef market
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Boris, a bit of an education for you. It is the capitalist "free trade merchants" taking
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While I am not totally against the minimum wage concept, the highly protected Industrial Awards
SINCE its inception in 1990, Emerald’s Ag Grow Field-Days has gone from strength to strength.
Over time, it has survived droughts, floods, industry downturn and whatever the world economy had to throw at it.
18 Jul 14 SINCE its inception in 1990, Emerald’s Ag Grow Field-Days has gone from strength to strength. Over time, it has...
MARKETS and economics as a driver of northern agricultural development is a key focus of Northern Australia Food Futures conference being held at Darwin from November 3-5.03 Jul 14  1 MARKETS and economics as a driver of northern agricultural development is a key focus of Northern Australia Food...