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Hamish Investigates: Did the Government Just Waste $80-Million Buying Water?

4 min read

Water wars - questions are being raised whether due process was followed in an $80-million water licence sale

Crime

Crime

Big Fines For Animal Rights Activists Trespassing On Farms

1 min read

Animal rights activists who trespass on farms and abattoirs during protests will be slapped with fines of hundreds of dollars under regulation changes that will take effect in days.

Crime

Crime

Vegan Protesters To Face Jail Under New Laws To Protect Farmers

2 min read

Prime Minister Scott Morrison wants vegan activists who target farmers' homes to face jail terms of up to 12 months.

National

National

Dairy Farmer's Cow Tried To Jump A Fence In Fear During Vegan Protests

3 min read

A dairy farmer watched as one of his cows became tangled in a fence after animal rights activists stormed his property in Queensland. 

National

National

Devastating Cost Of Strawberry Tampering Crisis Finally Revealed

2 min read

In September last year, a wave of strawberry contaminations swept across the country as punnet after punnet of the fruit was found with needles.

National

National

Parma For A Farmer Drought Fundraiser Is Coming Back

2 min read

Rural Aid has announced the Parma for a Farmer scheme is back, as the drought crisis continues in much of the country.

World

World

Japan To Cull Thousands Of Pigs As Swine Fever Resurfaces For First Time Since 1992

1 min read

Tests have confirmed a new case of swine fever at a farm in Japan after five pigs were found dead. Now, up to 4100 of the animals are to be slaughtered.

Drought Crisis

Drought Crisis

Farmers Are Celebrating The End Of 'Soul-Destroying' $1 Milk

2 min read

As the sun pokes through the rain clouds over Tony Biffin's dairy farm, he's filled with hope for his industry for the first time in a decade.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Doctor Fathers 48 Children After Impregnating Patients With Own Sperm

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

National

National

'Just 10 Cents': Farmers Storm Coles Over $1 Milk Protest

2 min read

Queensland dairy farmers have converged on Coles to demand the supermarket stops selling $1 milk.

National

National

Crowdfunding Campaign To Save Hero Dog Hit By Car

2 min read

A farm dog made famous by a movie about his life protecting penguins is now fighting for his life in a Melbourne vet clinic.

National

National

Animal Activist Charged After Filming Himself Inside Piggery

2 min read

A 25-year-old man has been charged after allegedly live streaming footage claiming to be inside a West Australian piggery. 

National

National

'It Sucks The Happiness Out Of You': Country Kids Share The Drought's Hidden Stories

3 min read

Shooting malnourished lambs for the first time, feeding stock in between school and homework and constantly thinking about money. 

National

National

Woolworths Axes $1 Milk In Effort To Help Farmers

3 min read

Supermarket giant Woolworths will no longer sell milk for $1 per litre, raising prices with the increase to go to struggling dairy farmers.

National

National

Australian Beef Supply To Be 'Significantly' Impacted By Flood Deaths

4 min read

More than 500,000 cattle have been killed and another 150,000 in danger of starving to death as a result of the devastating Queensland floods.

Drought Crisis

Drought Crisis

'It Could Change Someone's Life': These Best Mates Want You To Phone A Farmer

2 min read

Young farmer Jim Honner knows all too well the power of a five-minute call, and he's urging you to pick up the phone.

Crime

Crime

Entire Field Of Garlic Stolen From Farm

1 min read

Crime stinks!

Crime

Crime

Smile Ewe! Police Seize Hot Herd And Fast Car

1 min read

There's no pulling the wool over the eyes of these country cops.

Politics

Politics

Job Seekers Told To Pick Fruit Or Lose Welfare Payments

2 min read

Scott Morrison has called on Australians on the dole to get to work by helping struggling farmers.

National

National

Mutating Disease Could Go Bananas And Ruin Global Crops

2 min read

There was a much better banana widely available a few decades ago, and you missed out on it.

Good News

Good News

Strawberry Farmers 'Proud' After Nation Rallies In Support After Needle Scare

3 min read

It's been a rough week for Robert Edwards and his staff.

Good News

Good News

Stop What You're Doing. There's A Baby Camel Boom in QLD

2 min read

There. Are. Baby. Camels. In. Pajamas. Plus camel milk vodka? Camel milk gelato? Camel milk feta cheese? What's going on in Queensland? One thing's for sure -- these Aussie dairy farmers are busting their humps.

Drought Crisis

Drought Crisis

Milk Levy For Dairy Farmers Could Be A 'Temporary Measure'

2 min read

But the PM is cautious it's an added cost to 'mums and dads pouring milk on their cornflakes'.

Drought Crisis

Drought Crisis

Where You Can Grab A Parma For A Farmer In Your State

5 min read

Help Aussie farmers while tucking into a classic pub meal.

Drought Crisis

Drought Crisis

How Your Grocery Shop Can Help Struggling Aussie Farmers

5 min read

Small choices at the checkout really can make a big difference.

Politics

Politics

'A Drop In The Bucket': Gov't Drought Assistance Not Enough

5 min read

"It's a start. I think the government could do more"

Drought Crisis

Drought Crisis

How You Can Help Struggling Farmers

4 min read

There are many ways to lend a hand to our fellow Australians.

Drought Crisis

Drought Crisis

PETA's Pathetic Message To Farmers Shows A Drought Of Decency

7 min read

“If you can’t feed them don’t breed them.”

Drought Crisis

Drought Crisis

20 Tonnes Of Grain Stolen From Drought-Stricken Farm

1 min read

The grain was enough to feed around 2000 livestock.

National

National

PETA Slams Farmers: If You Can't Feed Them Don't Breed Them

2 min read

"That is heartless. Utterly heartless."