The so-called rush to regional Australia by city residents will likely soon slow to a crawl.
Desperate moves to lure workers back to farms has taken a new twist with taxpayer money given to farmers in northern Victoria to upgrade housing.
Government plans to stop farms on the outskirts of cities being chopped up for housing estates is doing little to slow the pace of sales.
The equivalent of the entire population of Tamworth pulled up stumps to flee Australia's capital cities and move to the country last year.
The traditional owners of two remote Northern Territory cattle stations have celebrated recognition of their native title rights.
A 112 hectare piece of grazing country in Victoria's Western District has sold for what is believed to be a district record of $2.16 million.
There were no weak spots in a recent Rural Bank report on farmland prices, with national prices gaining 12.9pc and all states in the black.
A boom in job vacancies across regional Australia will help fuel the continued shift of people from cities to the country.