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Mice strike farms: ‘We’re not quite getting on top of the problem.’

Farmers in southern Australia are counting the cost of mouse control and damage this season, with baiting costs soaring up to $100,000 on one property and some farmers forced to resow crops three times. Some farmers have been forced to bait repeatedly in a bid to protect their crops, while crops in some paddocks have […]

October 1st, 2017
Topic: AGRICULTURE, Canola, Canola, FARMING, PASTURES, PLANTS CROPS WEEDS, Rodents, South Australia Tags: , , ,

South Australian nuclear waste dump would raise $257b

Momentum is growing for the construction of a nuclear waste facility in Australia to store and dispose of spent nuclear fuel rods and other waste from around the world in a project which would deliver $257 billion in revenue with signs of a bipartisan approach from the major federal political parties on the issue. Kevin Scarce, a former South […]

February 15th, 2016
Topic: NUCLEAR RADIOACT5IVE, South Australia, WASTES DUMPS STORAGE Tags: , , ,

Monster of the deep and rainbow opal hits museum

Visitors to South Australia from 25 September will have the chance to go back in time 100 million years to a time when dinosaurs roamed Australia, the southern desert was a huge inland sea populated by huge Mesozoic monsters and some of the world’s most wondrous gemstones began being formed. Opals, a multimillion dollar exhibition […]

December 19th, 2015
Topic: GEMSTONES, MUSEUMS, Prehistoric, South Australia Tags: , , , , ,

Inside Coober Pedy, Australia’s Awesome Underground City

It is the biggest opal mining area in the world. It is also home to around 3,500 people of 45 different nationalities, many of them Europeans who arrived in the 1960s in search of fortune. But this small city in southern Australia also lays claim to another rarity: most of its inhabitants live underground. The […]

October 10th, 2015
Topic: CAMERAS PHOTOS, MINING OIL GAS, South Australia, UNDERGROUND Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

FAB OZ PICS-SOUTH AUSTRALIA-1

This land of OZ has some spectacular scenery and in this ‘FAB OZ PICS’ I just want to show you some from time to time This is a first in a series. To view just click on each one to take you there 1..South Australia – Google Maps Cullyamurra Waterhole 2…South Australia – Google Maps […]

December 19th, 2014
Topic: FAB OZ PICS, South Australia Tags: , , , ,