Hardship Payments Now Available

Hardship Payments Now Available

A range of disaster assistance measures are now available in the South Burnett, Cherbourg, Gympie and Fraser Coast council areas following the devastating heavy rainfall and flooding associated with ex-Tropical Cyclone Seth.

Harvesting Company Fined $150,000

Harvesting Company Fined $150,000

A harvesting company has been fined $150,000 over an incident in which a worker’s leg was amputated after it was caught in a skidder.

Tessmann Stands Down

Tessmann Stands Down

Long-serving Queensland Dairyfarmers Organisation president, Coolabunia farmer Brian Tessmann, has been thanked for his dedication by the organisation.

Acland Gets Tick From Land Court

Acland Gets Tick From Land Court

The Land Court of Queensland has recommended that mining leases for the New Acland Mine Stage 3 coal mine expansion be granted, subject to several conditions.

Watch Out For Weeds

Watch Out For Weeds

Landholders are being urged by Toowoomba Regional Council to remain vigilant for outbreaks of invasive weeds following recent widespread rain.

Truckies Want Urgent Action

Truckies Want Urgent Action

The Australian Trucking Association has called on the Federal Government to take immediate action to guarantee Australia’s supply of AdBlue.

Ag Records Tipped To Be Smashed

Ag Records Tipped To Be Smashed

Australian farmers are on track to smash production value and volume records in 2021-22 on the back of exceptional seasonal conditions and a surge in world commodity prices.

‘Real Danger’ To Show Rides

‘Real Danger’ To Show Rides

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bruce Billson has released his final report into the insurance crisis facing Australia’s amusement, leisure and recreation sector.

MP Pushes For Action On Dam Wall

MP Pushes For Action On Dam Wall

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has again called on the State Government to release its detailed business case into the future of Paradise Dam.

Cattle Prices Rise To $7.50/kg

Cattle Prices Rise To $7.50/kg

Cattle prices rose to new heights at Tuesday’s fortnightly combined agents sale in Murgon, despite heavy rain on Monday causing some cancellations.

QFF Gets ‘Resilience’ Funding

QFF Gets ‘Resilience’ Funding

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation has welcomed funding to deliver an agricultural resilience project that aims to build the strategic management capacity of farmers.

‘DiDi’ Celebrates 100 Years

‘DiDi’ Celebrates 100 Years

A hundred years of pioneering in the Boondooma area was remembered last Saturday when about 160 relatives and friends gathered at the Duff family’s Di Di Station to celebrate the farm’s centenary.

‘Near Record’ For Agriculture

‘Near Record’ For Agriculture

Agriculture Minister David Littleproud says the latest national account figures are further proof that the Australian agriculture is “leading the way in our economic recovery”.

Illegal Blood Products Imported

Illegal Blood Products Imported

An individual who pleaded guilty earlier this year to illegally importing foetal bovine serum in 2012 and producing fraudulent health certificates has been sentenced in Brisbane Magistrates Court.