ISSUES consistently championed by Queensland Country Life over the years – controlling wild dogs, managing macropod pressure, banking practices, and poor telecommunications – were once again at the forefront of issues brought out at the bush forum in Longreach on Saturday morning.
LANDHOLDERS battling dense infestations of coral cactus in Queensland’s rangelands could have a new ally by December.
A COMBINATION of animals and mechanics are reducing prickly acacia for Longreach goat producer Colin Forrest.
Mitchell grass specialist Dave Phelps has hopeful news for the many landholders in western Queensland.
FOR a group of north Queensland volunteers, coffee is an evil they are doing their best to root out.
A COUNTRY connection has spurred agricultural software company Agdata to go to Blackall for a day to help bush people build their resilience to drought.
INCREASED state government funding will provide two full-time outreach support workers in the drought-stricken central west.
AN upgrade to the Barcaldine telephone exchange has been moved forward a number of months following community outrage.
HIS father was forced to give up his property but Richmond’s Corbett Tritton is the first person to say he has a good rapport with his bank.
- Karara landholders estimate 500 sheep lost to wild dogs in past 12 months.
- Exclusion fencing gives south west producers piece of mind.
- Racing Queensland CEO Dr Eliot Forbes has resigned in the wake of criticism by Racing Minister Stirling Hinchliffe on the Eagle Farm track reconstruction.
- Tambo's Sargood family offered a line of 166 head at the Roma store sale.
- The community is invited to celebrate Paul Hancox's life on March 23.
- The Maranoa Kangaroo Harvesters and Growers Cooperative has met with harvesters, landholders and processors to discuss how best to improve the kangaroo industry.
- Despite being a major food-producing area, south-west Queensland is significantly lacking infrastructure.
- Samsung's Galaxy S9 and S9+ mobile phones have been awarded Telstra's Blue Tick Certification.
- The Member for Gregory, Lachlan Millar, has won a partial concession for an extension of time for submissions to the inquiry on the Vegetation Management and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018.
- When Injune-based commercial Brahman breeders John and Vikki Hartley asked their daughter Sophie what she’d like for her 21st birthday in 2016, the answer was “a few Brahman heifers”.
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