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Sat 18 Aug 2018

LIVE BLOG: Winx claims national record of 26 straight wins

LIVE BLOG: Winx claims national record of 26 straight wins

THE champ Winx has put herself into the record books with 26 consecutive wins.

Big seas loom as wind strengthens

Big seas loom as wind strengthens

COLD start coming as surf also looks set to rise.

Our farmers fight on against drought ... with a little help

premium_icon Our farmers fight on against drought ... with a little help

AUSSIE farmers are already battling the drought and soon all Australians could feel the effects through surging food prices, the Reserve Bank governor warns.

Will mega channel to flood proof Lismore actually work?

premium_icon Will mega channel to flood proof Lismore actually work?

WORKING out the best way of protecting Lismore from the next disaster flood is proving a diabolical exercise.

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Two Aussie cities where heat deaths could soar

Two Aussie cities where heat deaths could soar

THE signs are increasingly “ominous” that we could be heading into a horror fire season with residents of two cities warned to prepare for unexpected heatwaves.

NSW farmers overcharged rego for vehicles for decades

premium_icon NSW farmers overcharged rego for vehicles for decades

THE Berejiklian government has been sitting on an explosive report showing struggling NSW farmers are owed more than $30m after being overcharged for decades.

CQ farmer resorts to online business to fund living costs

CQ farmer resorts to online business to fund living costs

The family has had to destock their herd from 6000 head to 4000 head

Abnormally warm weather until until 2022

premium_icon Abnormally warm weather until until 2022

SOME experts say the record-breaking heat and bushfires in California are a harbinger of what Australia can expect in the coming years.

Fed-up dairy farmer predicts demise of Aussie milk

premium_icon Fed-up dairy farmer predicts demise of Aussie milk

THE power imbalance in the dairy industry is driving farmers to the wall, says the Kyogle farmer behind a viral appeal for justice.

Thu 16 Aug 2018

Joe Hockey slammed over drought joke

Joe Hockey slammed over drought joke

A JOKE by Joe Hockey about a natural disaster that has killed 75 people has sparked a social media backlash.

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