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Landholder groups have thrown their support behind sweeping reforms to mining and gas exploration access laws.
29 Aug 14 Landholder groups have thrown their support behind sweeping reforms to mining and gas exploration access laws.
CONTROVERSIAL NSW land access laws will undergo sweeping reform as the NSW government adopts 32 review findings.28 Aug 14  1 CONTROVERSIAL NSW land access laws will undergo sweeping reform as the NSW government adopts 32 review findings.

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BANDAID solutions are doing nothing to address the crisis in rural funding, according to Australia’s top olive oil producer and former Barcaldine landholder Rob McGavin.4:00 AM BANDAID solutions are doing nothing to address the crisis in rural funding, according to Australia’s top olive oil...
THE state government has extended the timeframe that Wandoan landholders have to respond to an application by QGC to remove potential Strategic Cropping Land status from a large number of properties in the district.29 Aug 14  2 THE state government has extended the timeframe that Wandoan landholders have to respond to an application by QGC to...

FOOD labelling laws need an urgent overhaul, says the head of Tasmania's peak agricultural group.28 Aug 14  2 FOOD labelling laws need an urgent overhaul, says the head of Tasmania's peak agricultural group.
DAIRY companies Murray Goulburn, Warrnambool Cheese & Butter (WCB) and Bega have all posted strong results for the past financial year but the outlook for global dairy prices over the next 12 months still looks shaky.28 Aug 14 DAIRY companies Murray Goulburn, Warrnambool Cheese & Butter (WCB) and Bega have all posted strong results for the...

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A $20 million research and development investment in the State's agriculture and food sector will assist the grains industry to capture new markets in Asia and the Middle East, Premier Colin Barnett said this week.28 Aug 14 A $20 million research and development investment in the State's agriculture and food sector will assist the grains...
GLOBAL players will provide stiff competition to Australian producers for the considerable market opportunities for agricultural exports into Asia towards 2050, a trade conference heard last week.28 Aug 14 GLOBAL players will provide stiff competition to Australian producers for the considerable market opportunities for...

WYNARKA farmer Paul Anderson says SA's railway infrastructure not only keeps freight costs down but improves road safety for regional drivers.29 Aug 14 WYNARKA farmer Paul Anderson says SA's railway infrastructure not only keeps freight costs down but improves road...
NARACOORTE butcher Tender Cuts has won bragging rights after taking top spot at the 2014 SA Sausage King Awards.29 Aug 14 NARACOORTE butcher Tender Cuts has won bragging rights after taking top spot at the 2014 SA Sausage King Awards.

ART has been a prominent theme through most of Shirley Eckford’s adult life, from clay sculpturing to educating on its history in her later years.
Today, her 30-plus years of promoting art, culture and history throughout the Julia Creek region has been rewarded with an ABC Rural Women of the Award for Carpentaria (1995) and an Order of Australian Medal (OAM, 2010). 
25 Aug 14 ART has been a prominent theme through most of Shirley Eckford’s adult life, from clay sculpturing to educating on...
DROUGHT-STRICKEN graziers, shop and small business owners will have a ready source of information on help available, with the delivery of a magnetized, crisis-contact postcard this month.23 Aug 14 DROUGHT-STRICKEN graziers, shop and small business owners will have a ready source of information on help available,...