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Nambour mill closure still being felt after 15 years

Nambour mill closure still being felt after 15 years

February 14, 2019

The 15th anniversary of the closure of the Nambour sugar mill brings back bittersweet memories for the man who was at the centre of the turbulence.

Climate change leaving koalas high and dry

Climate change leaving koalas high and dry

February 7, 2019

Climate change is drying out eucalyptus leaves - but a clever innovation by a Gunnedah farmer is supplying water to stop koalas dying of thirst, reports Amy Yang.

PNG’s post-APEC dream leaves rural sector behind

PNG’s post-APEC dream leaves rural sector behind

December 11, 2018

Papua New Guinea’s trajectory to the monumental event of APEC 2018 has been one involving great strides from the moment it secured the bid to host the leaders summit in 2013. But there has been dismay since last month's event.

A Day in the Life of Yinnar

A Day in the Life of Yinnar

October 10, 2018

Join Melbourne University students for a day in the life of Yinnar.

Farmers strive for more palatable choices getting meat to your table

August 30, 2018

Demand from meat eaters for free-range products continues to grow, but the vanishing of Victoria’s regional abattoirs means small-scale farmers are beholden to industrial-scale abattoirs and for some, that’s curtains for the business. Charlotte Grieve reports.

Is the Australian country town dying?

Is the Australian country town dying?

August 24, 2018

Ardlethan is a town in the Riverina district of New South Wales and at a point last century was a thriving...

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