Getting doctors to the bush

FIONA Nash has announced major changes to the system that regulates financial incentives for doctors to work in rural areas.
FIONA Nash has announced major changes to the system that regulates financial incentives for doctors to work in rural areas.
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FIONA Nash has announced major changes to the system that regulates financial incentives for doctors to work in rural areas. FIONA Nash has announced major changes to the system that regulates financial incentives for doctors to work in rural areas.
THE 2014 Lancefield Brahman Invitation sale saw particularly strong stud support lift the sale to a top of $38,000. THE 2014 Lancefield Brahman Invitation sale saw particularly strong stud support lift the sale to a top of $38,000.
MANAGING a little more than 2400 hectares of prime agricultural land at the head of the Condamine River, Wayne Frank says he is in the middle of the driest season he has ever witnessed. MANAGING a little more than 2400 hectares of prime agricultural land at the head of the Condamine River, Wayne Frank says he is in the middle of the driest season he has ever witnessed.
LIMITED rainfall and the associated yield penalties are an ongoing concern for central Darling Downs grain grower and agronomist Michael Hegarty. LIMITED rainfall and the associated yield penalties are an ongoing concern for central Darling Downs grain grower and agronomist Michael Hegarty.
NOT many people – including Coalition MPs – understand the details of the government's Direct Action plan.
7:35 AM NOT many people – including Coalition MPs – understand the details of the government's Direct Action plan.
SLIDING down again, the (AWEX) Eastern Market Indicator (EMI) dropped another 7 cents this week to settle at 1029c a kilogram.
6:50 AM SLIDING down again, the (AWEX) Eastern Market Indicator (EMI) dropped another 7 cents this week to settle at 1029c a kilogram. | Wool slips back 7c/kg  | Aussies pip Kiwis for world... 
Sheep - Wool
6:50 AM THE government's new innovation and competitiveness agenda sends a positive message to foreign investors interested in Australian agribusiness.
COMPETITION among exporters for east coast grain is on the rise - and growers could be winners in a new look grain supply chain.
3:05 AM COMPETITION among exporters for east coast grain is on the rise - and growers could be winners in a new look grain supply chain.
ON-FARM storage has proven to be a valuable tool in allowing farmers a chance to maximise the value of their grain.
3:00 AM ON-FARM storage has proven to be a valuable tool in allowing farmers a chance to maximise the value of their grain. | Infrastructure overhaul expected  | When to sell: market patterns... 
DRONE aircraft have given animal activists a new tool for monitoring intensive agriculture, and it’s not clear what farmers can do about it.
3:00 AM  3 DRONE aircraft have given animal activists a new tool for monitoring intensive agriculture, and it’s not clear what farmers can do about it. | Game of drones delivers the goods 
MAVERICK North Queensland MP Bob Katter wants ethanol back on the national fuel agenda to help contain Australia's rising petrol costs.
3:00 AM  1 MAVERICK North Queensland MP Bob Katter wants ethanol back on the national fuel agenda to help contain Australia's rising petrol costs.
REGULATIONS imposed on the live ex industry could be a marketing advantage to differentiate Australia as a global leader, says Mick Keogh.
30 Oct 14  1 REGULATIONS imposed on the live ex industry could be a marketing advantage to differentiate Australia as a global leader, says Mick Keogh. | Simon Crean new ALEC boss  | Exporters improving welfare 
Cattle - Beef
NZ woolgrowers have rejected a new wool levy focused on funding research and development, education and communication.
30 Oct 14  1 NZ woolgrowers have rejected a new wool levy focused on funding research and development, education and communication.  | Questioning Merino marketing focus  | October gains unravel for wool 
Sheep - Wool
A GLOBAL research effort has finally resolved a biosecurity issue: four of the world’s destructive agricultural pests are actually one.
30 Oct 14 A GLOBAL research effort has finally resolved a biosecurity issue: four of the world’s destructive agricultural pests are actually one. | Growers asked to join fruit fly... 
SEAFOOD remains the most consumed animal protein internationally, which is great news for Australia, according to a new report.
30 Oct 14 SEAFOOD remains the most consumed animal protein internationally, which is great news for Australia, according to a new report. | How Huon netted a fortune 
LIVESTOCK exporters have been given rare praise for improving animal welfare in export markets from DAFF Secretary Phillip Glyde.
30 Oct 14  9 LIVESTOCK exporters have been given rare praise for improving animal welfare in export markets from DAFF Secretary Phillip Glyde. | Simon Crean new ALEC boss  | LIVEXForum 2014: live feed 
Cattle - Beef
IN WHAT continues to be an erratic selloff of Nathan Tinkler's Patinack Farm empire, Thursday's auction has been cancelled.
30 Oct 14 IN WHAT continues to be an erratic selloff of Nathan Tinkler's Patinack Farm empire, Thursday's auction has been cancelled. | Big demand for rural property  | Dirt-cheap stations alarm farmers 
LIQUOR retailers are being offered huge discounts on Penfolds Grange in what they say is a move by TWE to clear out excess stock.
30 Oct 14 LIQUOR retailers are being offered huge discounts on Penfolds Grange in what they say is a move by TWE to clear out excess stock. | Waiting for an Aussie wine miracle  | Wine snobs must learn to love... 
IF YOU can't be at the LIVEXForum 2014 in Melbourne today, follow the conversation here.
30 Oct 14 IF YOU can't be at the LIVEXForum 2014 in Melbourne today, follow the conversation here. | Simon Crean new ALEC boss  | Live ex ban: the costs incurred 
PROPERTIES priced near present market levels are selling despite some buyer caution, according to SA rural real estate agents.
30 Oct 14 PROPERTIES priced near present market levels are selling despite some buyer caution, according to SA rural real estate agents.  | Iconic KI farm up for grabs  | Aylesbury Farm attracts strong... 
INDUSTRY fears that enormous pulse gains made in the past two decades could be lost because of Viterra receival changes.
30 Oct 14 INDUSTRY fears that enormous pulse gains made in the past two decades could be lost because of Viterra receival changes.
THE flood of cheap cattle filling export orders and maintaining relatively steady retail prices could be nearing its end as the Australian beef herd continues its rapid shrinkage.
30 Oct 14  3 THE flood of cheap cattle filling export orders and maintaining relatively steady retail prices could be nearing its end as the Australian beef herd continues its rapid shrinkage.
Cattle - Beef
HASSAD Australia's transition from a fat tailed Awassi flock to a prime lamb operation at Barton Station, Moyston, is behind the operation's buying dominance at composite ram sales.
30 Oct 14 HASSAD Australia's transition from a fat tailed Awassi flock to a prime lamb operation at Barton Station, Moyston, is behind the operation's buying dominance at composite ram sales.
FARMERS in Tasmania and NSW are leading the pack when it comes to investing in infrastructure to make the most of current market and seasonal conditions.
30 Oct 14 FARMERS in Tasmania and NSW are leading the pack when it comes to investing in infrastructure to make the most of current market and seasonal conditions. | Green paper whitewashes...  | Unfair trade fear unsettles talks 
AFTER mulling over the national use of EID for sheep and goats for a year, Barnaby Joyce finally made a decision - to handball it on to the States.
30 Oct 14  2 AFTER mulling over the national use of EID for sheep and goats for a year, Barnaby Joyce finally made a decision - to handball it on to the States. | October gains unravel for wool  | Lambs leap online 
A PARLIAMENTARY inquiry has recommended changes to current Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) arrangements for food products.
30 Oct 14  2 A PARLIAMENTARY inquiry has recommended changes to current Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) arrangements for food products. | Food safety trumps free trade  | Robb defends foreign investment 
IF ONE boomspray manufacturer from the Netherlands gets its way, we’ll be hearing a lot more about their expertise with spraying equipment.
30 Oct 14 IF ONE boomspray manufacturer from the Netherlands gets its way, we’ll be hearing a lot more about their expertise with spraying equipment. | Robots sow seeds of farming future  | Weighing up storage options 
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Thanks Jeremy. I await your reading list. No rubbish though - just the peer reviewed studies. If
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They got it right - user pays.
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I knew that heavy barreled 204 Ruger I bought would come in handy .
CASA gives Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport a clear run to its November 17 take-off.24 Oct 14 CASA gives Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport a clear run to its November 17 take-off.
The state government has announced a long awaited bypass for Beaudesert.16 Oct 14 The state government has announced a long awaited bypass for Beaudesert.