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Archive for October, 2013

YOUNG 6 YEAR OLD GIRL GETS KILLED BY FLYING KANGAROO WEST OF BRISBANE

A six-year-old girl has died in hospital after a kangaroo smashed through the windscreen of a car west of Brisbane. The kangaroo was hit by the car, smashing through the front windscreen before exiting through the rear windscreen. The six-year-old girl was sitting in the back seat with her sibling, as her family travelled west […]

October 28th, 2013
Topic: CHILDREN, DEATHS GRIEF MOURNING, Kangaroos Tags: , , , ,

A REVELATION IN PICTURES OF THE OUTBACK DOGS IN AUSTRALIA BONDING WITH THE OZ FARMER

Photographers Melanie Faith Dove and Andrew Chapman have joined forces on a project to describe & promote the dogs that work in outback Australia. Ahead of the book launch on Sunday October 27 at Collingwood Children’s farm below displays a collection of their pictures documenting the bonds between Australian outback farmers and their dogs. Henry […]

October 27th, 2013
Topic: CAMERAS PHOTOS, Dogs, FIBREGLASS ANIMALS Tags: , , , , , , ,

AUSTRALIAN AGRICULTURAL LAND IS 11% OWNED BY FOREIGHERS

How do we as Australians protect our agricultural land from takeover by foreigners Once a month, the members of the secretive Foreign Investment Review Board gather at the Reserve Bank’s oak-panelled boardroom in Sydney’s Martin Place. On the agenda are sensitive proposals for foreign investment in Australian companies, farms and real estate – some of […]

October 26th, 2013
Topic: AGRICULTURE, PROPERTIES, REAL ESTATE Tags: , , ,

IS THIS DAIRY GIANT A SAVIOUR OF THE AUSTRALIAN FARM

IS THIS THE FACE OF THE SAVIOUR OF THE AUSTRALIAN FARM Dairy co-operative Murray Goulburn has wrapped an 11th-hour takeover offer for Warrnambool Cheese & Butter in the Australian flag in an attempt to sidestep potential competition issues and win the hearts, minds and wallets of shareholders. To this end Murray Goulburn has made a […]

October 20th, 2013
Topic: CO-OPS COMPANYS, DAIRY MILK, PEOPLE Tags: , , ,

PALMER ANNOUNCES LAZURUS AS PARTY SENATE LEADER

The political party that will hold the balance of power in the Senate has “no positions on anything”. Federal leader of the Palmer United Party, Clive Palmer, said he and his Senator-elects would not take a position on any legislation until they saw the bills. Mr Palmer, who is still waiting to hear whether he […]

October 16th, 2013
Topic: POLITICS PARLIAMENT, VIDEOS AUDIOS Tags: , , , , ,

AUSTRALIANS ARE THE WORLDS WEALTHIEST PEOPLE IT HAS BEEN FOUND

Australians remain the richest people in the world, by one measure at least. The median wealth of adult Australians stands at $US219,505 ($233,504) – the highest level in the world, according to the Credit Suisse 2013 Global Wealth Report, released on Wednesday. Median wealth is the midpoint between richest and poorest, meaning that 50 per […]

October 9th, 2013
Topic: WEALTHY PEOPLE Tags: , ,

CHINA TO TAKE IMPORTING LIVE CATTLE FROM WA AUSTRALIA

LIVE AUSTRALIAN CATTLE TO BE EXPORTED TO CHINA West Australian Premier Colin Barnett is “very optimistic” a new trade agreement will see hundreds of thousands of live cattle exported to China. A memorandum of understanding has been signed by Mr Barnett and Xia Baolong, party secretary of Zhejiang – WA’s sister province in eastern China. […]

October 9th, 2013
Topic: Cattle, IMPORT EXPORT Tags: , , ,

BEER SWILLING PIG GETS KILLED IN CAR ACCIDENT SHOWS YOU SHOULD NOT DRINK & BE ON THE ROAD

DRUNK PIG BECOMES ROAD KILL ON AUSTRALIAN ROAD IN THE PILBARA A beer-swilling pig, whose antics made headlines across the world, has reportedly died after being hit by a car. The Pilbara pig, who was given the nickname “Swino”, was recently hit by a car according to the ABC. Last month, campers at the De […]

October 7th, 2013
Topic: ANIMALS & STOCK, Pigs Tags: , , , , , , ,