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Farmers plead for water price clarity amid price drop fear

Premium Content Farmers plead for water price clarity amid price drop fear

If water prices dropped by a quarter, Mackay growers would walk away with $75.4...

Man paralysed for 22 hours after mower rollover

Premium Content Man paralysed for 22 hours after mower rollover

‘The seat got me down in my pelvis’.

Teenage bull rider trampled by animal in CQ

Premium Content Teenage bull rider trampled by animal in CQ

Teen took on a beast in at a bull riding school

Man survives freezing night trapped under tractor

Premium Content Man survives freezing night trapped under tractor

A man in his 60s was treated for hypothermia

Farmers to lose $1.3 billion in ‘zealous’ reef push

Premium Content Farmers to lose $1.3 billion in ‘zealous’ reef push

REPORT: Mackay sugar growers could lose $19.3 million per year

Feral pigs: New quad bike safety laws impede hunt

Premium Content Feral pigs: New quad bike safety laws impede hunt

Fears feral pig numbers could grow under new laws

Mackay growers dominate Aussie sugarcane production

Premium Content Mackay growers dominate Aussie sugarcane production

We’ve earned our Sugar City title, with a quarter of the nation’s sugarcane...

Rich supply of seasonal pickers as demand peaks

Premium Content Rich supply of seasonal pickers as demand peaks

Steps to make sure fresh fruit and veges don’t pose a health risk as seasonal...

Big threats identified for tiny pollinators

Premium Content Big threats identified for tiny pollinators

Farmers are all abuzz about some of the smallest workers in agriculture for World...

Chopper crew rescues sick grazier trapped on rural property

Premium Content Chopper crew rescues sick grazier trapped on rural property

Mt Coolon man suffers through two days of pain before rescue

Water prices frozen to help growers survive pandemic

Premium Content Water prices frozen to help growers survive pandemic

Irrigation cost and safety upgrades absorbed as State Government provides $14.7...

‘Smarter’ management needed to stop wave of extinction

Premium Content ‘Smarter’ management needed to stop wave of extinction

Researchers warn vulnerable wetland creatures are ‘on the front line of extinction’...

Australia one of world’s most food secure nations

Premium Content Australia one of world’s most food secure nations

‘Agriculture is an essential industry that needs to be supported’

Irrigation price drop could boost sugar output by millions

Premium Content Irrigation price drop could boost sugar output by millions

Mackay Canegrowers welcome assessment showing water price reductions could increase...

$12,000 funding boost to protect rural firefighters

Premium Content $12,000 funding boost to protect rural firefighters

Rural fireys will not be left empty-handed thanks to the donations

‘Skeleton crews’ to defend communities from blazes

Premium Content ‘Skeleton crews’ to defend communities from blazes

More than 70 senior Mackay firefighters have been barred from the front lines due...

Rescuers had given up hope of finding Yalboroo woman

Premium Content Rescuers had given up hope of finding Yalboroo woman

83-year-old woman found after three days missing

Troubled waters as aquaculture shrinks by 30 per cent

Premium Content Troubled waters as aquaculture shrinks by 30 per cent

The region’s fisheries lost $7.9 million in savage 12 months, but some predict...

No reprieve for growers after horror sugar falls

Premium Content No reprieve for growers after horror sugar falls

Sugar production declined across Queensland, but the central region may have been...

Farmers take back control of the water pump

Premium Content Farmers take back control of the water pump

Growers take control of water prices amid competition watchdog’s battle with...

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