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A HOMEBREWING experiment thrust Wade Curtis into the spotlight, with his now-famous carrot beer attracting worldwide renown.5:35 PM A HOMEBREWING experiment thrust Wade Curtis into the spotlight, with his now-famous carrot beer attracting worldwide...
THE state government has finally started work on long-promised short-term accommodation at Sydney's Royal North Shore Hospital for regional and rural patients and carers.4:00 AM THE state government has finally started work on long-promised short-term accommodation at Sydney's Royal North...

TIRED road infrastructure, a need for transparency in the red meat processing industry and an urgent need for more professional mental health workers have been the main topics aired at a meeting of the Gulf Cattlemen's Association (GCA) at Normanton.


President Barry Hughes said the group was still in its fledgling stage and ensuring its foundations were right before it expanded from its Geo4:00 AM TIRED road infrastructure, a need for transparency in the red meat processing industry and an urgent need for more...
“SEND money, not stuff” is the mantra developed by the Queensland Country Women’s Association to help people respond to the drought gripping many of its people, and it’s been reinforced by a bus tour this week through some of the hardest-hit regions in the state.30 Jun 15 “SEND money, not stuff” is the mantra developed by the Queensland Country Women’s Association to help people respond...

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ANDREW Wilkie has renewed his call for Australian and New Zealand health ministers to approve the use of industrial hemp as a food.9:17 AM ANDREW Wilkie has renewed his call for Australian and New Zealand health ministers to approve the use of industrial...
The distinctive sale style of young auctioneers was celebrated and enhanced at last week’s Australian Livestock and Property Association (ALPA)’s school and state finalist selection at Bendigo.29 Jun 15 The distinctive sale style of young auctioneers was celebrated and enhanced at last week’s Australian Livestock and...

AGRICULTURE and Food Minister Ken Baston has announced biosecurity will be boosted in the State's agricultural sector.4:00 AM AGRICULTURE and Food Minister Ken Baston has announced biosecurity will be boosted in the State's agricultural sector.
THE Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) has been labelled as floundering as Agriculture and Food Minister Ken Baston calls for a review of its core functions.4:00 AM  1 THE Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) has been labelled as floundering as Agriculture and Food Minister Ken...

FAIRFAX Media has announced plans to restructure its regional operations in South Australia and revitalise its newspapers and websites across the state with a significant investment in new systems, training and equipment for journalists and sales staff.12:50 PM FAIRFAX Media has announced plans to restructure its regional operations in South Australia and revitalise its...
PETERBOROUGH truck driver Bill Dearlove was relieved to learn that tax credits would be adjusted in line with the fuel excise tax rise.4:00 AM PETERBOROUGH truck driver Bill Dearlove was relieved to learn that tax credits would be adjusted in line with the...

THE Western Lions Pride have won the 2015 Laurie Spina Shield with an 16-8 victory over fellow Townsville team Brothers White in front of a large and vocal crowd at 1300SMILES Stadium on Saturday.30 Jun 15 THE Western Lions Pride have won the 2015 Laurie Spina Shield with an 16-8 victory over fellow Townsville team...
AYR-based Pacific Reef Fisheries has been named one of six finalists in this year’s prestigious President’s Medal, for their Sydney Royal Champion Sashimi Grade, Pacific Reef North Queensland Cobia.30 Jun 15 AYR-based Pacific Reef Fisheries has been named one of six finalists in this year’s prestigious President’s Medal,...