- Victoria on track to become first state to introduce mandatory mulesing pain relief July 16, 2019Industry groups estimate a majority of sheep farmers are using pain relief when mulesing stock, but Victoria looks set to become the first state to make the practice mandatory.
- 'I'll be chopping vineyards down': Grape gripe blows up in NT over water deal July 15, 2019One of Australia's biggest table grape companies is threatening to rip up vines and scrap its million-dollar plan to expand in the Northern Territory.
- Country kindergartens, schools struggling to stay open under strain of drought July 14, 2019Communities in the grip of drought are doing everything they can to keep their local kindergartens from shutting down, but they fear they're running out of options.
- Seabirds at remote Australian islands use plastic rubbish for nests July 14, 2019Seabirds at the Abrolhos Islands off the coast of WA are using pieces of discarded plastic found in the ocean and on the shoreline to build their nests, prompting a call for further research into the impact on bird populations.
- 'If you are not scared, there's something wrong with you': NT's 'unrideable' rodeo bull set to retire undefeated July 14, 2019He may be placid in the paddock, but its a different story in the ring, where rodeo bull Guns N Roses has made a career of leaving riders shaking in their boots. In 35 attempts, no rider has ever stayed on him for the required eight seconds. Now, the champion is set to retire on […]
- Why these families are leaving the land after generations July 13, 2019As Australia's farms expand in size and contract in number, research suggests as little as a third of remaining broadacre farms will be passed to the next generation.
- Honey producers hand-feed hives in desperate bid to save bees July 13, 2019Beekeepers in New South Wales are hand-feeding their hives as the drought cripples the bees' ability to make honey, with a shortage expected to sting consumers at the checkout.
- Why the Sunday lamb roast is off the table July 13, 2019Lamb and mutton prices skyrocket into uncharted territory, thanks to three years of drought diminishing supply.
- Last of the Argyle pink diamonds and the prices are set to dazzle July 12, 2019Diamonds so rare they never reach the open market are unveiled by Rio Tinto in a historic preview at the Argyle mine in Western Australia's far north.
- 'Not a beauty pageant': The modernisation of Miss Showgirl July 12, 2019Supporters of Miss Showgirl, a competition only open to young, unmarried women, say it still has a place in modern society.