Acland expansion plans progressing

THE New Acland Coal Mine Stage 3 Project has cleared another hurdle after Co-ordinator-General Barry Broe approved the expansion.
THE New Acland Coal Mine Stage 3 Project has cleared another hurdle after Co-ordinator-General Barry Broe approved the expansion.
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AFTER a difficult 18 months dealing with pricing wars and trade deals, Australian dairy farmers will welcome a report on income increases. AFTER a difficult 18 months dealing with pricing wars and trade deals, Australian dairy farmers will welcome a report on income increases.
THE launch of a new macadamia milk product is an indicator of the nut’s diverse potential and golden future. THE launch of a new macadamia milk product is an indicator of the nut’s diverse potential and golden future.
WITH the supply of rural properties on the market still outstripping demand, prices are likely to have stabilised, rather than risen. WITH the supply of rural properties on the market still outstripping demand, prices are likely to have stabilised, rather than risen.
ANGER among National Party MPs at banks' treatment of drought-stricken farmers is creating dangerous divisions in Cabinet. ANGER among National Party MPs at banks' treatment of drought-stricken farmers is creating dangerous divisions in Cabinet.
A MAN and his two young sons missing for 11 days in outback Queensland were found alive on Sunday afternoon.
8:40 AM A MAN and his two young sons missing for 11 days in outback Queensland were found alive on Sunday afternoon.
THE weather has played havoc with all Australian winter crops in 2014, but as the harvesters moved out of pulse crops and into the cereals, many growers are reflecting on how well their pulse crops have performed under extreme conditions.
3:00 AM THE weather has played havoc with all Australian winter crops in 2014, but as the harvesters moved out of pulse crops and into the cereals, many growers are reflecting on how well their...
AS the Queensland Chamber of Agricultural Societies (QCAS) gears up for another show-stopping season next year there is a renewed focus on youth involvement and adaptability, according to the organisation's Next Generation president Rowan O'Hara.
3:00 AM AS the Queensland Chamber of Agricultural Societies (QCAS) gears up for another show-stopping season next year there is a renewed focus on youth involvement and adaptability, according...
THE team at BMO Dalby has given a helping hand to farming families struggling with the drought by making a large grocery donation via Aussie Helpers.
21 Dec 14 THE team at BMO Dalby has given a helping hand to farming families struggling with the drought by making a large grocery donation via Aussie Helpers.
EVEN if it rains inches tomorrow, the effects of the current drought will reverberate through rural Queensland for years.
20 Dec 14 EVEN if it rains inches tomorrow, the effects of the current drought will reverberate through rural Queensland for years.
A PROGRAM to improve water quality and on-farm practices is stimulating change among Queensland cane farmers.
20 Dec 14 A PROGRAM to improve water quality and on-farm practices is stimulating change among Queensland cane farmers. | GALLERY: Cane forum's sweet Christmas treat
ONE of Australia's biggest farmers has been forced to sell his two farms west of Dalby.
19 Dec 14 ONE of Australia's biggest farmers has been forced to sell his two farms west of Dalby.
19 Dec 14 POLICE have charged a man with murder following a disturbance overnight in Roma.
LANDHOLDER rights will be further eroded when dealing with resource companies under the proposed Mineral and Energy Resources (Common Provisions) Regulation 2015, a Rockhampton lawyer warns.
19 Dec 14 LANDHOLDER rights will be further eroded when dealing with resource companies under the proposed Mineral and Energy Resources (Common Provisions) Regulation 2015, a Rockhampton lawyer warns.
THROUGHOUT the International Sugarcane Forum, a clear message was conveyed - that there have been major inroads in developing a sustainable, collaborative sugarcane industry.
19 Dec 14 THROUGHOUT the International Sugarcane Forum, a clear message was conveyed - that there have been major inroads in developing a sustainable, collaborative sugarcane industry. | GALLERY: Cane forum's sweet Christmas treat
THE RNA is dangling a big lure to hook record nominations for the 2015 Paddock to Palate competition.
18 Dec 14 THE RNA is dangling a big lure to hook record nominations for the 2015 Paddock to Palate competition.
A NEW body with a direct line to Queensland Cabinet has been established to tackle the issue of agricultural electricity costs.
18 Dec 14 A NEW body with a direct line to Queensland Cabinet has been established to tackle the issue of agricultural electricity costs.
A QUEENSLAND-led cattle research project has found that a high-protein diet during joining and in the first 90 days of pregnancy can have a significant impact on embryo survival, foetal growth and the subsequent development of the offspring.
16 Dec 14  1 A QUEENSLAND-led cattle research project has found that a high-protein diet during joining and in the first 90 days of pregnancy can have a significant impact on embryo survival, foetal...
DARK storm clouds gathered teasingly over the Armstrong family's two-month-old cotton crop recently on Sharmarel, south of St George in the state's south-west.this,
16 Dec 14 DARK storm clouds gathered teasingly over the Armstrong family's two-month-old cotton crop recently on Sharmarel, south of St George in the state's south-west.this," Mr Armst
DESPERATE dairy farmers are expanding the diet of their stock to include sugarcane and bananas as hay supplies run short.
15 Dec 14 DESPERATE dairy farmers are expanding the diet of their stock to include sugarcane and bananas as hay supplies run short.
WHEN it comes to picking the perfect pork product, it seems Queensland is the place to be.
15 Dec 14 WHEN it comes to picking the perfect pork product, it seems Queensland is the place to be.
IT'S a bright and sunny Saturday afternoon in Brisbane and Mungallala artist Laura Douglas is trying to absorb every detail of the fast-flowing Polo in the City game playing out before her.
14 Dec 14 IT'S a bright and sunny Saturday afternoon in Brisbane and Mungallala artist Laura Douglas is trying to absorb every detail of the fast-flowing Polo in the City game playing out before her.
REMOTE communities are very different. For many they are unlike anything you will have experienced until you take your first step from the plane onto the airstrip, or drive over the weir as its water levels drop after torrential summer rains.
14 Dec 14 REMOTE communities are very different. For many they are unlike anything you will have experienced until you take your first step from the plane onto the airstrip, or drive over the weir...
FOR more than 130 years, the 30-foot high tank stand at Cressbrook has proudly stood, overlooking the McConnels' property near Toogoolawah.
13 Dec 14 FOR more than 130 years, the 30-foot high tank stand at Cressbrook has proudly stood, overlooking the McConnels' property near Toogoolawah.
IT HAS taken plenty of planning and patience but, when their annual weaner steer crop sold to a top of 235c/kg at the Roma store sale on Tuesday, the Flower family was delighted.
13 Dec 14 IT HAS taken plenty of planning and patience but, when their annual weaner steer crop sold to a top of 235c/kg at the Roma store sale on Tuesday, the Flower family was delighted.
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BILOELA farmer Tim Brosnan says it has
12 Dec 14 BILOELA farmer Tim Brosnan says it has "gone from being pretty dry to being pretty wet, really quickly" after receiving 320mm this week.
STRATEGIC Cropping Land status has been removed from 90 per cent of the land in the Bellevue area north of Wandoan.
12 Dec 14  2 STRATEGIC Cropping Land status has been removed from 90 per cent of the land in the Bellevue area north of Wandoan.
THE sun was shining at Terriadi, 25km south-east of Mungindi, in northern NSW, as Garry and James Houston loaded the last of their wheat straw onto the truck to store in the shed for another not-so-rainy day.
12 Dec 14 THE sun was shining at Terriadi, 25km south-east of Mungindi, in northern NSW, as Garry and James Houston loaded the last of their wheat straw onto the truck to store in the shed for...
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The simple thing to do is just put GM on hold until people get hungry. Bit like capping know oil
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Anyone thinking farming isn't lots of hard work is dreaming. There is more to it than planting
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Your asking the impossible from Bill, Tony.
AS the Queensland Chamber of Agricultural Societies (QCAS) gears up for another show-stopping season next year there is a renewed focus on youth involvement and adaptability, according to the organisation's Next Generation president Rowan O'Hara.3:00 AM AS the Queensland Chamber of Agricultural Societies (QCAS) gears up for another show-stopping season next year there...
WHEN it comes to picking the perfect pork product, it seems Queensland is the place to be.15 Dec 14 WHEN it comes to picking the perfect pork product, it seems Queensland is the place to be.