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“A TRAIN wreck, acid bath for the rights of landholders” is how rural consultant George Houen described proposed mining legislation changes on Tuesday.

Mine bill generates blast  

“A TRAIN wreck, acid bath for the rights of landholders” is how rural consultant George Houen described proposed mining legislation
CLICK here to watch a live webcast from today's CEO Business Summit in Longreach where some of ag's best thinkers in business will be trying to identify new solutions to the age-old problem of drought. 18 Aug 14 2 CLICK here to watch a live webcast from today's CEO Business Summit in Longreach where some of ag's best thinkers in...
AUSTRALIAN live cattle exporters have warmly welcomed news today that Cambodia is now open for Australian live cattle exports. 12:01 AM 3 AUSTRALIAN live cattle exporters have warmly welcomed news today that Cambodia is now open for Australian live...
SEVEN young beef producers travel to Canberra next week to participate in the Beef Industry Rising Champions Initiative. 9:18 AM SEVEN young beef producers travel to Canberra next week to participate in the Beef Industry Rising Champions Initiative.
MILES landholder Bruce Uebergang wants coal seam gas companies to put more consideration in to the design and colour of CSG wells. 4:00 AM MILES landholder Bruce Uebergang wants coal seam gas companies to put more consideration in to the design and colour...
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A massive day of competition last week saw the RNA young auctioneers in action at the prime cattle. A massive day of competition last week saw the RNA young auctioneers in action at the prime cattle.

THE State Government has given the Queensland Country Women’s Association (QCWA) a $2 million birthday present by forming a partnership to encourage healthier eating in regional areas. THE State Government has given the Queensland Country Women’s Association (QCWA) a $2 million birthday present by...
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the most unfriendly place in outback, walked in said g'day and asked for a room, an was advised
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MLA needs a clean out of long time program managers with vested interests..all supporting their
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I am right with you David ! Taxation with no transparency or consultation is a public service
WESFARMERS shares have been hit with multiple downgrades and analysts look to the tough operating environment. WESFARMERS shares have been hit with multiple downgrades and analysts look to the tough operating environment.

MEDICATION is meant to help people in times of illness.
But, unfortunately if used incorrectly, medication can have the opposite effect.07 Aug 14 MEDICATION is meant to help people in times of illness. But, unfortunately if used incorrectly, medication can have...
CATTLE judging at the 2014 Royal Queensland Show open led steer and heifer competition kicked off.06 Aug 14 CATTLE judging at the 2014 Royal Queensland Show open led steer and heifer competition kicked off.
SEVEN young beef producers travel to Canberra next week to participate in the Beef Industry Rising Champions Initiative. SEVEN young beef producers travel to Canberra next week to participate in the Beef Industry Rising Champions Initiative.

AUSTRALIAN live cattle exporters have warmly welcomed news today that Cambodia is now open for Australian live cattle exports.
Aus live cattle bound for Cambodia AUSTRALIAN live cattle exporters have warmly welcomed news today...
NANANGO beef producers Reg and Midge Thompson know how important it is to produce a beef article to specification.
Thompson's finishing touch NANANGO beef producers Reg and Midge Thompson know how important...
DECREASES in the national lamb and sheep supply were offset by a growth in new season lambs in southern markets. DECREASES in the national lamb and sheep supply were offset by a growth in new season lambs in southern markets.

07 Aug 14 ATTENTION to detail, knowing what she can do well and making the most of opportunities that present themselves - these are some of the secrets of success for Longreach grazier Paula...
YOUNG Queensland stud sheep breeder Felicity Brumpton is Australia’s best young judge of a sheep, winning the national junior Merino sheep judging title on Wednesday at the Brisbane show.18 Aug 14 YOUNG Queensland stud sheep breeder Felicity Brumpton is Australia’s best young judge of a sheep, winning the...
A COMMERCIAL genetically modified (GM) wheat product could still be a decade away from hitting the marketplace.4:00 AM  4 A COMMERCIAL genetically modified (GM) wheat product could still be a decade away from hitting the marketplace.
AFTER more than 20 years’ experience in cereals, Steven Simpfendorfer landed the inaugural GRDC excellence award this week.20 Aug 14 AFTER more than 20 years’ experience in cereals, Steven Simpfendorfer landed the inaugural GRDC excellence award...
DEMAND for combine harvesters has hit a slump with sales falling by 31 per cent in 2013 after two particularly strong years. DEMAND for combine harvesters has hit a slump with sales falling by 31 per cent in 2013 after two particularly...

FARMERS across the country are hunting for a non-chemical method of reducing the weed seed bank.15 Mar 14  1 FARMERS across the country are hunting for a non-chemical method of reducing the weed seed bank.
FOR a limited time, Mahindra is offering its new Max sub-compact series tractors with a 0.9 percent interest rate.15 Mar 14 FOR a limited time, Mahindra is offering its new Max sub-compact series tractors with a 0.9 percent interest rate.
HORTICULTURE is at the heart of fixing world hunger, according to former CSIRO scientist and author Julian Cribb.19 Aug 14  15 HORTICULTURE is at the heart of fixing world hunger, according to former CSIRO scientist and author Julian Cribb.
PINATA Farms will use Queensland's Granite Belt to provide year-round strawberry production.19 Aug 14  1 PINATA Farms will use Queensland's Granite Belt to provide year-round strawberry production.
BORABINGA, a 458ha downsizing farmer's delight on the Murrumbidgee River, is for sale with an asking price of just under $3.4m.18 Aug 14 BORABINGA, a 458ha downsizing farmer's delight on the Murrumbidgee River, is for sale with an asking price of just...
KOOLATAH Station in FNQ, which sold at a discount of almost 30pc in 2009, is back on the market and will be a key test of the real appetite for Australian beef-producing properties.18 Aug 14 KOOLATAH Station in FNQ, which sold at a discount of almost 30pc in 2009, is back on the market and will be a key...
NORTH Queensland duo Tom Busby and Jeremy Marou - Busby Marou - have hit the jackpot. Their self-titled debut album has recently become gold certified after striking a chord with the Australian music community.
17 Aug 14 NORTH Queensland duo Tom Busby and Jeremy Marou - Busby Marou - have hit the jackpot. Their self-titled debut album...
WHEN entering their local Miss Showgirl competitions - a rural rite of passage for young women across Queensland - Teebar's Sophie Hughes, Sarina's Emma Crozier, and Bell's Lauren Fisher never thought they'd soon sashay their way to the top jobs.
16 Aug 14 WHEN entering their local Miss Showgirl competitions - a rural rite of passage for young women across Queensland -...

A MEMBER of winning WA womens team from the Darwin Nationals is playing out the season with Cunningham polocrosse club.16 Aug 14 A MEMBER of winning WA womens team from the Darwin Nationals is playing out the season with Cunningham polocrosse club.
15 Aug 14 AFTER an eight year hiatus, the rodeo returns to Ekka this Sunday for a special State of Origin battle.