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Senator throws weight behind Port Alma

LNP SENATOR for Queensland Matt Canavan has thrown his support behind a proposal to make live cattle exports from Port Alma a reality within the next three months.
LNP SENATOR for Queensland Matt Canavan has thrown his support behind a proposal to make live cattle exports from Port Alma a reality within the next three months.
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LNP SENATOR for Queensland Matt Canavan has thrown his support behind a proposal to make live cattle exports from Port Alma a reality within the next three months. LNP SENATOR for Queensland Matt Canavan has thrown his support behind a proposal to make live cattle exports from Port Alma a reality within the next three months.
THE pathway towards a solution for the sugar industry is still unclear, as stakeholders put forward their own marketing models. THE pathway towards a solution for the sugar industry is still unclear, as stakeholders put forward their own marketing models.
ANIMAL activists are harming the hard-earned reputation of the RSPCA by clouding community perception, says NSW CEO Steve Coleman. ANIMAL activists are harming the hard-earned reputation of the RSPCA by clouding community perception, says NSW CEO Steve Coleman.
“NOT my problem” is a line landholders can't afford to take on predation, says the National Wild Dog Action team. “NOT my problem” is a line landholders can't afford to take on predation, says the National Wild Dog Action team.
24 Jul 14 A MAN has died following a single vehicle roll-over on Wednesday between Homehill and Bowen, just south of Arrow Creek.
24 Jul 14 A WOMAN has died following a two vehicle crash on Wednesday at Yamala, east of Emerald.
QUEENSLAND’S new chief veterinary officer and general manager of animal biosecurity and welfare has hit the ground running.
24 Jul 14 QUEENSLAND’S new chief veterinary officer and general manager of animal biosecurity and welfare has hit the ground running.
QUEENSLAND Agriculture Minister John McVeigh’s letter to Federal Treasurer Hockey, formally requesting action under the Federal Competition and Consumer Act, is yet to reach Canberra.
24 Jul 14 QUEENSLAND Agriculture Minister John McVeigh’s letter to Federal Treasurer Hockey, formally requesting action under the Federal Competition and Consumer Act, is yet to reach Canberra.
THE pathway towards a solution for the sugar industry is still unclear, as stakeholders put forward their own marketing models.
24 Jul 14  4 THE pathway towards a solution for the sugar industry is still unclear, as stakeholders put forward their own marketing models.
RODEO will make a spectacular return to the Ekka with Queensland taking on NSW in five separate events on August 17.
23 Jul 14 RODEO will make a spectacular return to the Ekka with Queensland taking on NSW in five separate events on August 17.
TWO iconic names from Queensland’s rural fabric have been inducted into the 2014 Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame.
23 Jul 14 TWO iconic names from Queensland’s rural fabric have been inducted into the 2014 Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame.
IT goes like this. Get between a female and her calf: she'll kill you. Get between a bull and his cows when it's mating season: he'll kill you.
22 Jul 14 IT goes like this. Get between a female and her calf: she'll kill you. Get between a bull and his cows when it's mating season: he'll kill you.
THE volume of mungbean produced in Australia has increased threefold in five years, but there's room for even more expansion.
22 Jul 14 THE volume of mungbean produced in Australia has increased threefold in five years, but there's room for even more expansion.
THE Queensland government's Agriculture, Resources and Environment Committee is about to find out what the rural sector thinks of its draft Mineral and Energy Resources Bill through submissions from the likes of AgForce, the Basin Sustainability Alliance (BSA), Cotton Australia and Shine Lawyers.
All groups have identified areas of concern and lodged their submissions by last Wednes
21 Jul 14  1 THE Queensland government's Agriculture, Resources and Environment Committee is about to find out what the rural sector thinks of its draft Mineral and Energy Resources Bill through...
COMMUNITY groups are set to lose the right to object to an overwhelming majority of mining projects if a new bill is approved in state parliament, according to Environmental Defenders Office principal solicitor Jo-Anne Bragg.
21 Jul 14  2 COMMUNITY groups are set to lose the right to object to an overwhelming majority of mining projects if a new bill is approved in state parliament, according to Environmental Defenders...
THE iconic Malanda Milk branding will return to fresh white milk later this month in another shot in the arm for the beleaguered far north Queensland dairy industry.
21 Jul 14 THE iconic Malanda Milk branding will return to fresh white milk later this month in another shot in the arm for the beleaguered far north Queensland dairy industry.
ROCKLAND Springs was again the venue for the third QWCDTA Futurity.
20 Jul 14 ROCKLAND Springs was again the venue for the third QWCDTA Futurity.
A NEW living war memorial in far north Queensland has propelled the small tourist village of Yungaburra into national prominence.
20 Jul 14 A NEW living war memorial in far north Queensland has propelled the small tourist village of Yungaburra into national prominence.
KEN Hall is on a mission. The 74-year-old Hervey Bay pensioner and one-time drover wants a nationwide radio service that provides access to the news and information taken for granted by other Australians.
19 Jul 14  1 KEN Hall is on a mission. The 74-year-old Hervey Bay pensioner and one-time drover wants a nationwide radio service that provides access to the news and information taken for granted by...
AFTER a 10-year hiatus, country music singer and songwriter Tanya Self is back and ready to take her new album across Queensland.
19 Jul 14 AFTER a 10-year hiatus, country music singer and songwriter Tanya Self is back and ready to take her new album across Queensland.
QUEENSLAND Nationals Senator Barry O'Sullivan has invited Australian Bankers Association (ABA) chief executive officer Steven Munchenberg to
18 Jul 14  4 QUEENSLAND Nationals Senator Barry O'Sullivan has invited Australian Bankers Association (ABA) chief executive officer Steven Munchenberg to "roll out his swag for a couple of days" and...
A LAST minute intervention by Premier Campbell Newman has given the small community of Yaraka the news it was hoping to hear – that its disused school building won’t be put up for auction this weekend.
18 Jul 14 A LAST minute intervention by Premier Campbell Newman has given the small community of Yaraka the news it was hoping to hear – that its disused school building won’t be put up for...
UNCERTAINTY about the value of a western Queensland wild dog check fence proposal was more pronounced at the Barcaldine leg of the consultation phase, if voting indications are anything to go by.
18 Jul 14 UNCERTAINTY about the value of a western Queensland wild dog check fence proposal was more pronounced at the Barcaldine leg of the consultation phase, if voting indications are anything...
BRISBANE carbon champion Alan Lauder is hoping it will be a case of “second time lucky” now that he has once again paid to put a billboard with a message about carbon flows up in Premier Campbell Newman’s electorate.
18 Jul 14  1 BRISBANE carbon champion Alan Lauder is hoping it will be a case of “second time lucky” now that he has once again paid to put a billboard with a message about carbon flows up in Premier...
17 Jul 14 AN ongoing access saga at Georgetown between a gold mining company and a cattle grazier was due to be heard in the state’s Land Court this week.
SKILL and athleticism of riders and horses were on display at the Toowoomba Showgrounds and Equestrian Centre for the Darling Downs Cutting Club Futurity last week.
17 Jul 14 SKILL and athleticism of riders and horses were on display at the Toowoomba Showgrounds and Equestrian Centre for the Darling Downs Cutting Club Futurity last week.
A SERIES of ‘nuclear bombs’ have been dropped on the Australian sugar industry, according to QSL CEO Greg Beashel.
17 Jul 14  4 A SERIES of ‘nuclear bombs’ have been dropped on the Australian sugar industry, according to QSL CEO Greg Beashel.
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The sad fact is that the RSPCA is so underfunded and so undermined by the lack of legislation to
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You are all class Bushie. Is CBH a socialism system? If so, you can count me in as a socialist.
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Deregular, You cannot possible be a farmer-are you talking about your uncle's farm? A good
QUEENSLAND Agriculture Minister John McVeigh’s letter to Federal Treasurer Hockey, formally requesting action under the Federal Competition and Consumer Act, is yet to reach Canberra.24 Jul 14 QUEENSLAND Agriculture Minister John McVeigh’s letter to Federal Treasurer Hockey, formally requesting action under...
THE pathway towards a solution for the sugar industry is still unclear, as stakeholders put forward their own marketing models.24 Jul 14  4 THE pathway towards a solution for the sugar industry is still unclear, as stakeholders put forward their own...