'Send cash, not stuff' the CWA message

“SEND money, not stuff” is the mantra developed by the Queensland Country Women’s Association to help people respond to the drought gripping many of its people, and it’s been reinforced by a bus tour this week through some of the hardest-hit regions in the state.
“SEND money, not stuff” is the mantra developed by the Queensland Country Women’s Association to help people respond to the drought gripping many of its people, and it’s been reinforced by a bus tour this week through some of the hardest-hit regions in the state.
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BARRY O’Sullivan will have a singular focus when he spearheads a trade delegation to China to seal the deal on kangaroo meat exports. BARRY O’Sullivan will have a singular focus when he spearheads a trade delegation to China to seal the deal on kangaroo meat exports.
FARMERS are calling on the Liberal Party to kill off a push to derail Australia making commitments at upcoming climate talks. FARMERS are calling on the Liberal Party to kill off a push to derail Australia making commitments at upcoming climate talks.
SANTA Gertrudis, Charolais and Belmont Red steers lead the way in the first leg of the RNA's innovative four part Paddock and Palate competition. SANTA Gertrudis, Charolais and Belmont Red steers lead the way in the first leg of the RNA's innovative four part Paddock and Palate competition.
THE price of Australian young cattle continues to gallop upwards, closing Thursday's markets at 513c/kg, up 177.75 on last year. THE price of Australian young cattle continues to gallop upwards, closing Thursday's markets at 513c/kg, up 177.75 on last year.
COFFEE and papaya sounds like an odd beverage and food combination but, in the paddock, they complement each other perfectly.
29 Jun 15 COFFEE and papaya sounds like an odd beverage and food combination but, in the paddock, they complement each other perfectly.
ROAMING unrestricted under clouded skies, young piglets squeal with delight as their mother wallows in ankle deep mud, happy and healthy - together and free.
28 Jun 15 ROAMING unrestricted under clouded skies, young piglets squeal with delight as their mother wallows in ankle deep mud, happy and healthy - together and free.
THEY first met through an ad in the classifieds of Queensland Country Life.
28 Jun 15 THEY first met through an ad in the classifieds of Queensland Country Life.
AS far as Brian Egan's concerned, the folks who need celebrating are Aussie graziers spread across the largest drought-declared area in Queensland's history.
27 Jun 15 AS far as Brian Egan's concerned, the folks who need celebrating are Aussie graziers spread across the largest drought-declared area in Queensland's history.
A 139-year-old family property near Goondiwindi has shorn its first fleece in two decades thanks to the combined efforts of three brothers.
27 Jun 15 A 139-year-old family property near Goondiwindi has shorn its first fleece in two decades thanks to the combined efforts of three brothers.
Sheep - Wool
THE western Queensland town known for its public art is sending one of its pieces to the knackery.
27 Jun 15  1 THE western Queensland town known for its public art is sending one of its pieces to the knackery.
THE Somerset region isn't famous for nightlife on Thursdays, but last night it played host to an earth-shaking event.
26 Jun 15 THE Somerset region isn't famous for nightlife on Thursdays, but last night it played host to an earth-shaking event.
RURAL shires with many thousands of kilometres of roads in their networks are excited about the potential cost-savings offered by a recent trial of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology that remotely surveyed more than 600km of roads.
26 Jun 15 RURAL shires with many thousands of kilometres of roads in their networks are excited about the potential cost-savings offered by a recent trial of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)...
HANN Highway Action Group chairman Russell Lethbridge was one of the happiest people thumbing through the northern Australia white paper.
26 Jun 15 HANN Highway Action Group chairman Russell Lethbridge was one of the happiest people thumbing through the northern Australia white paper.
FORMER national sausage king winners Tim and Robyn Duggan have again come up trumps, claiming three independent butcher awards in the Capricornia Regional Sausage King competition at Keppel Bay Sailing Club at Yeppoon on Sunday.
26 Jun 15 FORMER national sausage king winners Tim and Robyn Duggan have again come up trumps, claiming three independent butcher awards in the Capricornia Regional Sausage King competition at...
SANTA Gertrudis, Charolais and Belmont Red steers lead the way in the first leg of the RNA's innovative four part Paddock and Palate competition.
25 Jun 15 SANTA Gertrudis, Charolais and Belmont Red steers lead the way in the first leg of the RNA's innovative four part Paddock and Palate competition. | VIDEO: Paddock to Palate begins
Cattle - Beef
SCENIC Rim producers and their premium products took pride of place at Brisbane botanical bistro Wild Canary's Producers Lunch.
25 Jun 15 SCENIC Rim producers and their premium products took pride of place at Brisbane botanical bistro Wild Canary's Producers Lunch. | GALLERY: Wild Canary Producers Lunch
A PLAN for Indonesian interests to relieve graziers of their debt burden in return for a supply of cattle is set to be discussed.
25 Jun 15 A PLAN for Indonesian interests to relieve graziers of their debt burden in return for a supply of cattle is set to be discussed.
Cattle - Beef
AWARD-winning Ipswich butcher Barney Nolan says the secret to a good bacon starts with the pig itself. Then it's all down to the curing and smoking process.
25 Jun 15 AWARD-winning Ipswich butcher Barney Nolan says the secret to a good bacon starts with the pig itself. Then it's all down to the curing and smoking process.
BOLLON beef producer Peter North was hopeful his line of Brangus weaner steers would get close to the magic 300c/kg price point realised at store sales across Queensland over the past week.
25 Jun 15 BOLLON beef producer Peter North was hopeful his line of Brangus weaner steers would get close to the magic 300c/kg price point realised at store sales across Queensland over the past week.
Cattle - Beef
DALBY lucerne grower Rob Mitchell says diversity is the key to running a successful farming business.
25 Jun 15 DALBY lucerne grower Rob Mitchell says diversity is the key to running a successful farming business.
ACTING legend Roy Billing has revealed he
24 Jun 15 ACTING legend Roy Billing has revealed he "deliberately" missed the world premiere of good friend Michael Caton's latest film.
IT was an exhausting but worthwhile weekend in the west, with 120 taking part in the Ride for Relief from Ilfracombe to Longreach.
24 Jun 15 IT was an exhausting but worthwhile weekend in the west, with 120 taking part in the Ride for Relief from Ilfracombe to Longreach. | GALLERY: Western ride for drought relief
CLONCURRY-based beef extension officer Emma Hegarty has received the Platinum Primary Producers (PPP) Group’s Zanda McDonald Award.
24 Jun 15 CLONCURRY-based beef extension officer Emma Hegarty has received the Platinum Primary Producers (PPP) Group’s Zanda McDonald Award.
Cattle - Beef
WESTERN Queenslanders have devised a way to raise drought funds and show their city cousins a great time as part of the bargain.
23 Jun 15 WESTERN Queenslanders have devised a way to raise drought funds and show their city cousins a great time as part of the bargain.
MCA Goondiwindi director Paul Gardoll says chickpea plantings are up in southern Queensland and northern NSW.
23 Jun 15 MCA Goondiwindi director Paul Gardoll says chickpea plantings are up in southern Queensland and northern NSW.
IT was a case of footy meets fashion and fun, as over 180 of the Dalby Wheatmen's strong band of female supporters enjoyed an exclusive afternoon of champagne and canapés at the annual Rugby Union ladies day on June 13.
22 Jun 15 IT was a case of footy meets fashion and fun, as over 180 of the Dalby Wheatmen's strong band of female supporters enjoyed an exclusive afternoon of champagne and canapés at the annual...
IRRIGATORS in the Lower Balonne have welcomed the prospect of greater control over their water allocations, thanks to local resource rule changes.
22 Jun 15  1 IRRIGATORS in the Lower Balonne have welcomed the prospect of greater control over their water allocations, thanks to local resource rule changes.
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Incognito, And why would our foreign customers be telling us that they are not prepared to pay
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mouse, 90 % of wild dogs do take baits. End of story.
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What is this nonsense? Whats next, jockeys in the Melbourne Cup? How is this marketing wool?
AWARD-winning Ipswich butcher Barney Nolan says the secret to a good bacon starts with the pig itself. Then it's all down to the curing and smoking process.25 Jun 15 AWARD-winning Ipswich butcher Barney Nolan says the secret to a good bacon starts with the pig itself. Then it's all...
THE Palaszczuk Government's refusal to sell state owned assets appears set to stall the development of Northern Australia.22 Jun 15  1 THE Palaszczuk Government's refusal to sell state owned assets appears set to stall the development of Northern...