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The road law most rural community drivers should know, but don’t

A MOUNT Marshall woman is asking country drivers to take heed of an important road rule that is most relevant in rural areas, yet many don’t know exist. The Department of Transport and Main Roads has issued a public warning to drivers that come in contact with agitated horses.[Maybe agitated bicycle riders as well] ‘If […]

July 23rd, 2018
Topic: Horses, ROAD RULES Tags: , , , , , , , ,

ANIMALS AUSTRALIA GROUP ACTIVE IN THE CAUSE OF ANIMAL WELFARE

ABC LANDLINE ARTICLE ABOUT ANIMALS AUSTRALIA PIP COURTNEY, PRESENTER: Farm lobby groups certainly think they had a big win recently when they pressured Coles and Animals Australia into dropping an in-store shopping bag promotion on animal welfare. But it might be a case of “Be careful what you wish for”, since Animals Australia have now […]

November 5th, 2013
Topic: Alpaca, ANIMALS & STOCK, Bats, Birds, Cattle, Crocodiles, Dogs, Domestic animals, Fish, Goats, Horses, Kangaroos, Milking cows, Pigs, Platypus, Poultry, Rodents, Sheep, Turtles, Wild animals Tags: , , , , ,

GREEN MOON WINS THE MELBOURNE CUP HIGHLIGHTS OF THE RACE

Melbourne Cup 2012: How they finished Owner Lloyd Williams has won his fourth Melbourne Cup and jet-setting jockey Brett Prebble his first after the Hong Kong-based rider gave Green Moon “the ride of my life” to score in the $6.2 million race. Green Moon Rising …. the winner of the 2012 Melbourne Cup. Photo: Jason […]

November 6th, 2012
Topic: Horses, NATIONAL INTEREST, SPORTS & RACING Tags: , , , ,