Pressure is mounting on the federal government to "Can the Plan".
It may have seemed like a daffy idea in the middle of a drought but the inaugural Outback Paddle Regatta got all its ducks in a row for a fabulous day out at Longreach last weekend.
The cream of Sydney's foodies turned out this week for a special luncheon to celebrate Australian Organic Awareness Month.
Of the 317 Merino and Poll Merino exhibits at the 2019 Rabobank Dubbo Merino National show and sale, one New England ram was judged NSW supreme on Day 2, August shorn showing.
In a perverse twist the annual Dingo Cup was washed out on August 24 despite crippling drought hitting Central Queensland.
Following on from its success as the feature breed at the Emerald Show, Santa Gertrudis breeders turned out in force at the Ekka on Thursday.