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2:13 PM FORMER Lands Minister and Barwon MP Kevin Humphries has commended the decision to suspend Native Vegetation compliance visits in the Spring Plains district.
Santos' plans to treat and dispose of coal seam gas waste water from its $2 billion project in northern NSW would pose a 'significant environment risk' and face rejection, government agencies said.9:58 AM  1 Santos' plans to treat and dispose of coal seam gas waste water from its $2 billion project in northern NSW would...

VETERAN cattle producer Eric Nobbs passed on Thursday afternoon, surrounded by his family, at the Biloela Hospital.10:24 AM VETERAN cattle producer Eric Nobbs passed on Thursday afternoon, surrounded by his family, at the Biloela Hospital.
QUEENSLAND Country Life's final feature length interview with Central Queensland cattleman, Eric Nobbs.10:22 AM QUEENSLAND Country Life's final feature length interview with Central Queensland cattleman, Eric Nobbs.

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THE emphasis of drought assistance was very much on northern NSW and Queensland in last week's budget, but Victoria's farmers will also benefit through funding of the Rural Financial Counselling Service (RFCS), to ensure its service delivery beyond June 30.4:00 AM THE emphasis of drought assistance was very much on northern NSW and Queensland in last week's budget, but...
THE TASMANIAN Government says it has struck a deal with Victoria, to ensure the state will be protected from planned fee rises at the Port of Melbourne.20 May 15 THE TASMANIAN Government says it has struck a deal with Victoria, to ensure the state will be protected from planned...

REGIONAL Development Minister Terry Redman is confident Royalties for Regions (RfR) is here to stay.3:00 AM  1 REGIONAL Development Minister Terry Redman is confident Royalties for Regions (RfR) is here to stay.
THE Barnett Government unveiled its ambitious plans to sell-off a number of public assets to help pay for WA's rising debt in last week's State Budget.21 May 15 THE Barnett Government unveiled its ambitious plans to sell-off a number of public assets to help pay for WA's...

SPURRED on by a rise in enquiries to invest in the camel industry, the state government has moved to ease its growth.4:00 AM SPURRED on by a rise in enquiries to invest in the camel industry, the state government has moved to ease its growth.
RURAL Business Support is urging farmers to carefully consider capital purchases they may be looking at in the wake of last week's budget.4:00 AM RURAL Business Support is urging farmers to carefully consider capital purchases they may be looking at in the wake...

FAIRFAX Media has announced plans to revitalise its newsrooms serving regional, rural and suburban Queensland.21 May 15 FAIRFAX Media has announced plans to revitalise its newsrooms serving regional, rural and suburban Queensland.
ANY attempts to disperse a flying fox colony at Walkerston would almost certainly create a bigger problem in nearby locations in the suburb according to local council.14 May 15 ANY attempts to disperse a flying fox colony at Walkerston would almost certainly create a bigger problem in nearby...