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Rich supply of seasonal pickers as demand peaks

premium_icon Rich supply of seasonal pickers as demand peaks

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

Beef concerns addressed as leaders works toward urgent fix

premium_icon Beef concerns addressed as leaders works toward urgent fix

CQ’s beef industry could be in trouble if the trade dispute with China isn’t...

Troubled waters as aquaculture shrinks by 30 per cent

premium_icon Troubled waters as aquaculture shrinks by 30 per cent

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

WATCH: Illegal fishers in a pinch as vessel crushed

premium_icon WATCH: Illegal fishers in a pinch as vessel crushed

Covert surveillance busts open black market fisheries syndicate

‘Pleasure to nightmare’: Fishers fear for future generation

premium_icon ‘Pleasure to nightmare’: Fishers fear for future generation

‘It’s definitely an industry that is going to crash’.

MP calls for heads to roll over drumline saga

premium_icon MP calls for heads to roll over drumline saga

AN MP wants heads to roll as the Labor and LNP parties continue to “pass the buck”...

'Presiding over a disaster': MP targets leaders after attack

premium_icon 'Presiding over a disaster': MP targets leaders after attack

North Queensland First party leader Jason Costigan says local, state and federal...

EYES IN SKY: Tourism CEO wants daily aerial surveillance

premium_icon EYES IN SKY: Tourism CEO wants daily aerial surveillance

Push for State and Federal Government to fund shark solution.

‘I’m in shock, I’m stunned’: MPs react to shark attack

premium_icon ‘I’m in shock, I’m stunned’: MPs react to shark attack

‘The Whitsundays has been a free for all for a long time … how many more incidents...

Gympie MP calls on Minister to resign over racehorse horror

premium_icon Gympie MP calls on Minister to resign over racehorse horror

IT IS incredibly exciting to think Gympie might have a direct link to the Melbourne...

The shocking number of sharks caught off the Mackay coast

premium_icon The shocking number of sharks caught off the Mackay coast

Labor concerned about releasing sharks near swimmers

Limit forcing fishermen to dump black jewfish

premium_icon Limit forcing fishermen to dump black jewfish

The lucrative species of fish can fetch between $500 and $900 per kilogram.

The poison 'epidemic' taking out loved ones

premium_icon The poison 'epidemic' taking out loved ones

‘If you ingest it, you call everyone you love and tell them … You’re not coming...

State vows to back Coast shark control measures

premium_icon State vows to back Coast shark control measures

The State Government has vowed to back its Shark Control Program measures on the...

Drumlines to be removed from Mackay’s beaches

premium_icon Drumlines to be removed from Mackay’s beaches

The shock decision comes after a federal court ruling today

PERRETT: Commercial fishing jobs 'are under threat'

premium_icon PERRETT: Commercial fishing jobs 'are under threat'

Hundreds of jobs are under threat, according to Tony Perrett.

APPLY NOW: Jobs, jobs and more jobs to come at prawn farms

premium_icon APPLY NOW: Jobs, jobs and more jobs to come at prawn farms

'It's a very broad spectrum of employment we can bring'

Producers snubbed by government subsidy allocations

premium_icon Producers snubbed by government subsidy allocations

Growers grow frustrated over lack of support

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