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Partner arrested over Walcha farmer Mathew Dunbar’s death near Tamworth NSW AUSTRALIA

The partner of a Walcha grazier found dead inside his homestead three months ago has been arrested. Natasha Crossman was taken into custody on Saturday morning before being driven to Tamworth police station. Walcha sheep grazier Mathew Dunbar with partner Natasha Crossman, who has been arrested over his death. Photo: Supplied A police spokeswoman said the […]

November 18th, 2017
Topic: CRIMINALS TERRORISM, DEATHS GRIEF MOURNING, FAMILY FRIENDS SOCIAL, INVESTIGATIONS, LAW POLICE CRIME, LOVE ROMANCE, Nsw, PEOPLE, POISONS TOXINS BAITS, PRISONS JAILS, Sheep, WEALTHY PEOPLE, WOMEN, WOOL Tags: , , , , , , , ,

No food. No money. No hope without these unsung heroes

THEY’RE the unsung heroes with a hunger to feed millions of Aussies down on their luck. Bundaberg’s Trevor and Wendy Cross, Charleville’s Brian and Nerida Egan and Sydney’s Paula Zrilic are strangers united in a common goal – reducing a disturbing trend that’s eating into the lives of 3.6 million Australians every day. A Foodbank […]

October 15th, 2017
Topic: CHARITIES CAUSES, FOOD DRINK, FREE STUFF, FRUIT VEG SMALL CROPS, HARVESTING, HELP ASSISTANCE, NATIONAL INTEREST, PENSIONS BENEFITS WELFARE, PEOPLE Tags: , , , , ,

Sustainable Agriculture Forum Event by Fraser Coast Regional Council Qld.Sept 2017

Sustainable Agriculture Forum Fraser Coast Regional Council is proud to present the Sustainable Agriculture Forum with world renowned biological farming expert, Dr Arden Andersen from the 25-27 September at the Brolga Theatre, Maryborough. Qld. This event is a must attend for all be it for one, two or all three days! Dr Andersen is a […]

September 1st, 2017
Topic: AGRICULTURE, EVENTS FAIRS SHOWS, PEOPLE, Queensland, TOWNS & CITIES Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Australian steak wins world best title for second year running

The next time you order a steak, try asking for a rib-eye from an F2 crossbred Wagyu, fed on grain for 450 days, slaughtered at 30 months with a marbling score of 8, from Jack’s Creek. If you do manage to get that mouthful on your plate, you’ll be eating the best steak in the world (and […]

September 26th, 2016
Topic: AWARDS PRIZES THE BEST, Cattle, MEAT, PEOPLE, Uncategorized, VIDEOS AUDIOS Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Darling Downs schoolgirl’s post on drought goes viral

A DARLING Downs schoolgirl has used a heart-breaking story of a drought-affected farmer pushed to the point of suicide to argue why the government needs to support rural people. Luci Bain’s post about an Australian farmer went viral and has been shared more than 25,000 times. She started by writing about a farmer with no […]

July 16th, 2016
Topic: CHARITIES CAUSES, DROUGHTS FLOODS, PEOPLE, SUICIDES Tags: , ,

Farmer Ian Turnbull jailed for murdering environment officer Glen Turner

ooo Ian Turnbull jailed for 35 years The farmer who was accused of killing environmental officer Glen Turner near Moree is convicted of murder and sentenced to 35 years jail. Courtesy ABC News 24. A farmer who gunned down a NSW environment officer during a protracted and terrifying ordeal has been jailed for at least […]

June 27th, 2016
Topic: DEATHS GRIEF MOURNING, LAW POLICE CRIME, PEOPLE Tags: , , , ,

10 common crimes committed by Australian convicts

With 20% of Australians descended from convicts, convict ancestry is for many a badge of honour. But just how criminal were these criminals? While it’s difficult to generalise, given that a staggering 160,000 convicts were transported to Australia in total, certain offences appeared more frequently than others among our convict forebears. Here are 10 common […]

June 7th, 2016
Topic: EARLY AUSTRALIA, LAW POLICE CRIME, PEOPLE, PRISONS JAILS, THEFT & CRIME Tags: ,

ALAN BOND AUSTRALIAN ICON DIES IN PERTH HOSPITAL AFTER HEART VALVE SURGERY

BUSINESS man Alan Bond has died in Perth hospital at the age of 77, three days after heart valve surgery.   His family have told the media he passed away at about midday on Friday. He never regained consciousness after his surgery on Tuesday. The West Australian business man a controversial figure, claimed a hero […]

June 5th, 2015
Topic: AUSTRALIAN ICONS, BUSINESSES SELF EMPLOYMENT, PEOPLE Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Farmers ask Government to tackle drought as natural disaster

Photo: John Lethbridge tries to sell his Hughenden farm land due to lack of income. Farmers are warning the Queensland beef industry is on the brink of collapse and the dire and enduring drought needs to be declared a natural disaster. Around 75 per cent of Queensland is drought-declared and graziers are coping with their […]

May 3rd, 2015
Topic: DROUGHTS FLOODS, GOVERNMENT, GRANTS SUBSIDIES, NATIONAL DISASTERS, NATURAL DISASTERS, PEOPLE Tags: , , , ,

Nude calendar to raise money for drought-affected farmers

A CHEEKY new calendar has Granville [Maryborough Queensland]mum Kasey Hudson baring it all in support of Aussie farmers. Tasteful nude shots have been taken of the co-ordinator of Fraser Coast Aussie Helpers, who is organising photo shoots around the region for a charity calendar. Kasey said stripping down was “scary as hell”. “We’re going to […]

March 18th, 2015
Topic: BOOKS MAGS PUBLICATIONS, GRANTS SUBSIDIES, PEOPLE Tags: None