The wide open race for the Callide electorate was made more intense last week when Katter’s Australian Party announced it would make a $3.5 million feasibility study on the Coalstoun Lakes Irrigation Scheme in that electorate a prerequisite for obtaining KAP support to form government.
Rising energy costs are a major threat to the profitability of the meat processing business, but one of Australia’s most remote operators is showing the way in turning that around, using what many would see as a disadvantage – the hot sun – and installing one of the largest solar systems of its type in the country.
Responding to concerns from new Callide voters, the LNP candidate, Colin Boyce, says he's done all he can to introduce himself to voters from the Miles and Chinchilla regions.
Miles and Chinchilla voters are faced with the puzzling choice of voting for candidates they've not heard much of as they come to grips with the electoral redistribution.
Rain and fog replaced the usual sunny backdrop for the Toowoomba Grammar School's Year 12 graduating class.
Queensland’s largest shooting advocacy group is advising its 68,000 members to put the major parties last at the forthcoming state election, a move that is expected to benefit Katter's Australian Party candidates the most.
After years of hard work behind a school desk, the Year 12 graduating students of Glennie School were happily letting their hair down at Picnic Point.
The LNP has committed $3 million over four years to feral pig control in Queensland's far north, to help protect the state's banana industry, days after Katter’s Australian Party candidate for Hill, Shane Knuth, announced that his party would used expected balance of power muscle in the new Queensland Parliament to leverage more money for the problem.
With hints that Pauline Hanson’s One Nation was polling well in Gregory, three of the five candidates vying for the seat fronted a forum in Longreach.
Federal lower house MPs Bob Katter and David Littleproud have indicated they will be voting no when same-sex marriage bills come before Parliament.
- Could the famed B&S circuit get back up and running?
- Gina Rinehart has singled out and acknowledged Barnaby Joyce’s “champion” efforts serving the farming sector.
- JUST off the Warrego highway, near Gatton, rows upon rows of hydroponic greenery thrive.
- Water consultant Tom Crothers believes the Adani Mine should not be exempt from new laws relating to groundwater passed by Queensland's Parliament last week.
- Manipulation and misuse of data in the Statewide Landcover and Tree Survey (SLATS) has been exposed.
- DANNY Hayes has always liked working with his hands. Tinkering away in a little tin shed in his backyard at Burpengary, north of Brisbane, Danny is deep in concentration as he hand-makes a custom-order leather dress belt.
- For Kelvin and Kelly Bethel, Namuel Station, Georgetown, live export will always be a part of the business.
- Robotics in the agricultural industry is something to embrace rather than fear, according to Jess Fealy.
- IT IS unlikely, but the Aussie canola industry warns of the potential for bad news locally coming out of the mooted EU ban on glyphosate.
- Ben Johnson may only be nine years old - but he has a thriving business in the small town of Tambo.
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