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BUMPER nut crops are set to deliver record profits for growers thanks to high prices in store despite industry increasing production dramatically in recent years.17 Apr 15 BUMPER nut crops are set to deliver record profits for growers thanks to high prices in store despite industry...
THE delegates for the second global Youth Ag-Summit have been chosen and include 22 Australians.
The Youth Ag-Summit, will be held in Canberra from August 24 to 28.16 Apr 15 THE delegates for the second global Youth Ag-Summit have been chosen and include 22 Australians. The Youth...

QUEENSLAND’S haemorrhaging drought-stricken heart was this week relieved to hear Agriculture Minister Bill Byrne state in certain terms that existing drought relief arrangements will be maintained until 2018.17 Apr 15 QUEENSLAND’S haemorrhaging drought-stricken heart was this week relieved to hear Agriculture Minister Bill Byrne...
THE economy of western Queensland is rapidly collapsing and urgent help is needed to pull communities back from the brink.16 Apr 15 THE economy of western Queensland is rapidly collapsing and urgent help is needed to pull communities back from the...

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AN abattoir for Bairnsdale took a step closer to reality after a community meeting on Monday.17 Apr 15 AN abattoir for Bairnsdale took a step closer to reality after a community meeting on Monday.
Victoria's water administration landscape looks set to change as the State Government expresses its dissatisfaction with authorities' capacity to engage with their local communities and understand future rainfall patterns.
17 Apr 15 Victoria's water administration landscape looks set to change as the State Government expresses its dissatisfaction...

A TEMPLATE land access agreement to guide farmers in negotiation with oil and gas companies is close to being finalised, a Mid West forum on mining and agriculture coexisting was told last Thursday.4:00 AM A TEMPLATE land access agreement to guide farmers in negotiation with oil and gas companies is close to being...
RESIDENTS from a second Mid West shire have declared their desire to be 'gas-field free' in the face of renewed oil and gas exploration in the region.4:00 AM RESIDENTS from a second Mid West shire have declared their desire to be "gas-field free" in the face of renewed oil...

The CFS Volunteers Association Branch presidents have passed a motion of no confidence in Minister for Emergency Services Tony Piccolo.17 Apr 15 The CFS Volunteers Association Branch presidents have passed a motion of no confidence in Minister for Emergency...
STOCKBROKER David Humble, Bell Potter Securities, Adelaide, said iconic Australian rural businesses such as S. Kidman & Co rarely come on the market before being 'tucked away' multi-generationally so somehow, there should be the opportunity to keep them under domestic ownership.17 Apr 15 STOCKBROKER David Humble, Bell Potter Securities, Adelaide, said iconic Australian rural businesses such as S....

BY 1939, historical events, namely the starting of another world conflict which was to become known as the World War II, caused many of the events and  great characters that had emerged from the 1914-18 conflict to be largely pushed to the background of the public psyche.12 Apr 15 BY 1939, historical events, namely the starting of another world conflict which was to become known as the World War...
RACQ has stated that the State Government needs to create a realistic strategy to curb the state’s alarming road toll.
RACQ Executive General Manager Advocacy Paul Turner said the motoring body put forward a comprehensive solution to reduce the number of fatalities and injuries.11 Apr 15 RACQ has stated that the State Government needs to create a realistic strategy to curb the state’s alarming road...