AgForce says Queensland farmers are angry and bitterly disappointed after a Parliamentary committee recommended vegetation management laws be passed without any changes.
Two South Burnett cattle properties fetched a total of $6.7 million when they were sold at auction in Brisbane on Friday.
The South Burnett Show Society stayed close to home for their annual Show Dinner on Friday night … electing to hold the glittering event in the Kucks Pavilion at Kingaroy Showground.
Community groups in drought-affected areas in regional Queensland can now apply for grants to bring people together, strengthen community resilience and plan for the future, whenever they need it.
Complaints by Queenslanders about the quality of telecommunications services has risen almost 40 per cent, according to the latest report by the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman.
Bell Show Rural Ambassador Brooke Cuddihy will be representing the Darling Downs Sub-Chamber at this year’s Ekka in August.
The State Government has extended a program which allows Queensland farmers to apply to receive a free energy efficiency audit to help cut power bills.
Goomeri resident Ashley Knight will be flying to the United States on Tuesday (April 17) to fulfil a life-long dream.
Australian wine export values are the highest in a decade, up 16 per cent to $2.65 billion, according to Wine Australia’s latest Export Report.
The State Government’s new mandatory labour hire licence scheme came into affect on Monday (April 16).
Primary producers in the North Burnett Regional Council area who suffered direct damage from severe weather last October have until July 20 to apply for a State Government exceptional circumstances grant.
Friday (April 13) is the last chance to for local primary producers to book into the next South Burnett Community Agriculture Network meeting.
An abattoir in rural NSW has teamed up with a Queensland energy provider to turn its waste into energy, thanks to funding from the Federal Government’s Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA).
The Council of Mayors Darling Downs & South West Queensland is backing the Queensland Farmers’ Federation call for a rethink of the proposed changes to Queensland’s vegetation management laws.
Rural students in Years 10, 11 and 12 can now access agricultural training at home by completing a Certificate III in Agriculture with TAFE Queensland.
Construction has started on Crumptons’ new pure seed processing plant in Kingaroy, but owner Sonie Crumpton doesn’t expect it to be fully operational until April or May next year.
900 were yarded for the fortnightly sale in Murgon on Tuesday, March 27.
The Goomeri Show was big on family entertainment this year, with fireworks and a movie scheduled on Saturday night to entertain the younger patrons.
Researchers at James Cook University are seeking public feedback to help them find ways of minimising road accidents involving large agricultural vehicles.
BIEDO – the Burnett Inland Economic Development Organisation – has been awarded a $468,000 Federal Government grant for their latest project, “Inclusive CommuniTIES – Stronger Together”.
AgForce has described as “rushed and ridiculous” and an “absolute joke” the way consultations for proposed new vegetation management laws are being handled by the State Government.
Murgon showgoers were treated to the perfect rural show at the weekend … beautiful weather, a spruced up showground and plenty of top-class exhibits.