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Government may prosecute farmer if he takes 300 cattle through national park for greener pastures

GRAZIER Matt French has a mountain to climb to keep his cattle alive but he’s been blocked at the pass. East of the Snowy Mountains, at Adaminaby, Mr French’s herd of 300 cattle only has one week’s worth of grass left to eat. For the last five months his herd has been living on the […]

September 16th, 2018
Topic: AGISTMENT, Cattle, DROUGHTS FLOODS, LAW POLICE CRIME, POVERTY, STOCK FEED Tags: , , , ,

Silence of the lambs: NSW farmer to shoot starving flock because he can’t afford to feed them

FARMER Les Jones will this month shoot all 1200 of his starving sheep and bury them in a mass grave on his barren farm in northwestern NSW. The sheep are living skeletons, so emaciated the Jones family can’t even use them to feed themselves “unless we ate soup every day”. Cattle & Sheep are so […]

July 22nd, 2018
Topic: ARTICLES STORIES, DROUGHTS FLOODS, FARM PROPERTIES, FARMING, FIRES FLOOD FAMINE, GRASSES LEGUMES, HELP ASSISTANCE, MORTGAGES, NATIONAL DISASTERS, NATURAL DISASTERS, Nsw, PASTURES, PEOPLE, POVERTY, PROPERTIES, REPOSSESSIONS, SHARE STORIES, Sheep, STOCK FEED, WANTED TO SELL, WOOL Tags: , , , ,

Australia’s poorest town: Mungallala, Queensland — On show pics & info

Welcome to Australia’s poorest town: Mungallala, Queensland — average annual income $3,148 Updated 13 Jun 2016, 2:55pm External Link: Story Hunters on ABC iview: Australia’s poorest town Map: Mungallala 4467 The residents of Mungallala, in Queensland’s mid south, take home an average salary of a little over $3,000 a year according to the Australian Taxation […]

August 8th, 2016
Topic: ARTICLES STORIES, DROUGHTS FLOODS, Nsw, POVERTY, TOWNS & CITIES Tags: , , , , , , , ,