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A HOMEBREWING experiment thrust Wade Curtis into the spotlight, with his now-famous carrot beer attracting worldwide renown.02 Jul 15 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.02 Jul 15 THE state government has finally started work on long-promised short-term accommodation at Sydney's Royal North...

DROUGHT could just be the secret to Queensland country towns producing top-notch footy players - just ask Mack Mason.4:00 AM DROUGHT could just be the secret to Queensland country towns producing top-notch footy players - just ask Mack Mason.
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 Geo02 Jul 15 TIRED road infrastructure, a need for transparency in the red meat processing industry and an urgent need for more...

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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.02 Jul 15 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.02 Jul 15 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.02 Jul 15  2 THE Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) has been labelled as floundering as Agriculture and Food Minister Ken...

CLIMATE Change Minister Ian Hunter today announced funding of $133,000 for a number of projects to continue SA’s efforts to adapt to climate change.6:30 AM CLIMATE Change Minister Ian Hunter today announced funding of $133,000 for a number of projects to continue SA’s...
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.02 Jul 15 FAIRFAX Media has announced plans to restructure its regional operations in South Australia and revitalise its...

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,...