Six weeks on from the disastrous rain event in north west Queensland, the federal government has announced there will be $28 million in next week's budget for four new weather radars for Queensland.
The sale at Longreach of 2500 head of young cattle from Australian Green Properties in the Northern Territory is scheduled to go ahead this Friday despite forecast rain.
In order to survive and prosper as a national dairy industry, we must reform the value of the whole of the dairy cabinet.
The Harms family from Oakmore Park stud, have donated two Droughtmaster bulls to the Locke family, Melinda Downs, Cloncurry, to help bolster their herd rebuild post-flood, providing a prime example of the way the northern beef industry has helped their own following February's devastating event.
The needs of a small bird living among the spinifex clumps on Calton Hills Station north west of Mount Isa are benefiting cattle producers in the region.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison's weekend announcement of $300 million for flood-affected producers in north west Queensland has been welcomed with the proviso that small businesses will need assistance of their own.
The inland rail project has the potential to contribute to significantly improved supply chain efficiencies.
A derailed train at Nelia will have 81 wagons removed within a week as post-flood repairs on the Mount Isa line continue.
Richmond and Julia Creek are reaping economic benefits including extra jobs and accommodation thanks to an influx of workers following the north west floods.