Category : World News

Mine shut after gas levels spark fears for workers'...

A mining union representative calls for "real action" to protect coal miners' safety after increased gas levels close the Moranbah...

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Barley or bust: New King Island distillers go with...

A dream to build a distillery on the Bass Strait island's global reputation for fine produce almost ran aground on one key ingredient.

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'It's been a nightmare': Rainy summer hits farmers...

Drought-plagued farmers are reticent to begrudge a drop of rain, but generous summer rain does bring with it a raft of challenges.

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Australia's vintage machinery powered by passion of...

Left to rot in a shed or in a paddock, some of Australia’s vintage headers get a new life thanks to 23-year-old Hugh Macague.

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McGowan says WA tourism should 'talk itself up' as...

The West Australian Tourism Council calls for a $50 million support package for at-risk tourism businesses badly hit by COVID-19,...

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'Australians need us to feed them': Is the COVID vaccine...

Most Australian bosses cannot force their workers to have the coronavirus vaccine, but some agribusiness owners are concerned they...

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'You can't shoe a horse out of a book': TAFE campus...

A veteran teacher raises concerns about the NSW government's plans to sell a specialist rural TAFE campus, warning you can't properly...

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Teen with broken leg rides to mate's rescue

A teenager rides a motorbike for 20 kilometres with a broken leg to raise the alarm for an unconscious friend after an accident in...

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Rainfall has dropped by 20 per cent since 1970 in...

The people of south-west Western Australia have no choice but to adapt to one of the world's greatest declines in rainfall. This is...

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An unlikely duo: Opera and country music team up in...

An unlikely alliance of musical styles is expected to reach an audience of 10,000 as it tours 7,000km to give 30 performances across...

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Mining skills shortage worsens with sustained closures...

As Australia's multi-billion-dollar metal mining industry aims to capitalise on strong prices, companies have become locked in a battle...

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'We've had a gutful': Traditional owners threaten...

At a time when tourism operators are banking on a boom in the domestic market, Australia's biggest national park is falling into disrepair...

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'Perfectly good' fruit supermarkets reject hits sweet...

Farmers and small businesses say more Australians are rejecting imports for local produce they can connect with, helping reduce waste...

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Herbicides in contaminated compost blamed on Melbourne...

Recycling giant Suez says the powerful herbicides that contaminated a batch of compost produced at its Melbourne facility late last...

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