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Roma ramps up abattoir study

THE construction of the Wellcamp Airport at Toowoomba and plans to upgraded inland rail infrastructure is helping to drive enthusiasm for a proposal to build a beef, sheep and game meat abattoir at Roma.
THE construction of the Wellcamp Airport at Toowoomba and plans to upgraded inland rail infrastructure is helping to drive enthusiasm for a proposal to build a beef, sheep and game meat abattoir at Roma.
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Advise us on CSG, they can't even advise on beef. First thing to do is ask the CSG CO to pay for
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I 100% agree Bushie, there is no place for "ignorant and proud", particularly in the
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When are our governments going to make provision for Australians to invest in our own country?
THE construction of the Wellcamp Airport at Toowoomba and plans to upgraded inland rail infrastructure is helping to drive enthusiasm for a proposal to build a beef, sheep and game meat abattoir at Roma.
01 Aug 14 THE construction of the Wellcamp Airport at Toowoomba and plans to upgraded inland rail infrastructure is helping to...
THE State government’s pledge to make agriculture one of the four pillars of the economy appear to have fallen by the wayside if its Queensland Plan is anything to go by.31 Jul 14 THE State government’s pledge to make agriculture one of the four pillars of the economy appear to have fallen by...