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28 February 2024
Homegrown music festivals need local support to ensure long-term survival
10 February 2024
Crossroads for that all important national day
16 January 2024
Tyranny of distance fosters valuable qualities in our leaders of tomorrow
20 December 2023
2023 Year in Review: Trade gains, biosecurity pain and buyback strain mark 2023 as industry looks to new year to consolidate wins, address challenges
23 November 2023
Buybacks may be easy option for Basin water recovery, but economic and social pain may prove too costly for communities
06 November 2023
Modernising the Universal Service Obligation: what should this new agreement look like and should the landline be scrapped?
26 October 2023
Australian farmers have had their say, now it’s up to us to listen
05 October 2023
Lamb producers feel pain of falling prices, but little impact on retail price prompts tough questions
04 October 2023
National Farmer Priorities Survey Released
14 September 2023
Industry making strides towards net-zero commitment but outreach and support critical for farmers embarking on the journey
24 August 2023
The future of agriculture is now and our young people want a seat at the table
02 August 2023
No time to lose in race to address current ‘public health crisis’ for Australia’s youth
12 July 2023
Cost of robust biosecurity measures must be shared equitably
22 June 2023
Traditional values of fairness and authenticity must endure in the face of uncertainty and opposition
01 June 2023
New job vacancies report a fresh reminder of need for increased focus on regional growth
11 May 2023
National Volunteers Week, May 15 to 21: how can you help make a change for the better?
30 March 2023
New research findings should drive informed, effective recruitment campaigns beyond our city limits.
09 March 2023
No easy fix to healthcare concerns but long-term solutions may be closer to home than we think
16 February 2023
Night out at the movies could be thing of the past without timely investment and support.
26 January 2023
Agriculture is a land of opportunities, but is a long game super funds are currently reluctant to play.
26 January 2023
National day as much about reflection as it is about celebrating success.
10 January 2023
Annual insight into ag industry reveals stats and trends but also speaks to resilience, innovation of farmers
14 December 2022
Primitive thinking risks stifling growth and development of rural communities
23 November 2022
Stakes are high in race to bring feral animal populations down, and all landholders must play their part
02 November 2022
New world of ESG has its challenges, but our agriculture industry can’t afford not to be on board
12 October 2022
Challenges facing our nation need ‘everyday’ leaders to help show the way
21 September 2022
Following a pathway to prosperity via rural and regional Australia
01 September 2022
Value of regional field days can’t be underestimated as communities enjoy the financial and social spoils
11 August 2022
University students provide insights on agriculture’s future and the role of leadership in maintaining industry momentum
25 July 2022
Clear communication with consumers needed as supply chains struggle under recent challenges
03 July 2022