Farmers launch campaign to stop #backpackertax

Farmers launch campaign to stop #backpackertax

FARMERS in Queensland have rallied against the federal government's proposed backpacker tax by launching...

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03 FEBRUARY 2016
QFF president slams backpacker tax

QFF president slams backpacker tax

THE federal government's decision to scrap the tax-free threshold to backpackers is hurting regional...

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18 JANUARY 2016
Vietnam animal cruelty claims cast shadow over live export

Vietnam animal cruelty claims cast shadow over live export

FRESH claims of animal cruelty have cast a shadow over Australia's live exports to Vietnam.

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20 MAY 2015
Drought budget whets White Paper appetite

Drought budget whets White Paper appetite

THE FEDERAL Budget has delivered plenty of relief for drought-stricken farmers, as well as laying the...

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13 MAY 2015
Global search to take sugar to next level

Global search to take sugar to next level

After spending more than a decade working on incorporating fibre crops into the rotations on his central...

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02 JANUARY 2015
Exports, senate impact MYEFO

Exports, senate impact MYEFO

RELEASING the Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook on Monday, Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey said unforseen...

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17 DECEMBER 2014
Cattle farmers take live export ban to court

Cattle farmers take live export ban to court

THE TOLL of the live export ban imposed by former Agriculture Minister Joe Ludwig three years ago has...

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29 OCTOBER 2014
Farmers demand rebate to offset fuel hike

Farmers demand rebate to offset fuel hike

WITH the federal government set to introduce an increase in fuel excise in tomorrow's budget, the National...

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12 MAY 2014
SPC Ardmona refutes 'overly generous' allowance claims

SPC Ardmona refutes 'overly generous' allowance claims

SPC Ardmona is striking back and refuting claims that it is a union shop or that its difficulties are...

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05 FEBRUARY 2014
Murray Goulburn sells shares and slams FIRB

Murray Goulburn sells shares and slams FIRB

MURRAY Goulburn has slammed the Foreign Investment Review Board's handling of the Warrnambool Cheese...

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24 JANUARY 2014
GrainCorp boss resigns

GrainCorp boss resigns

ARCHER Daniels Midland's failed takeover bid of GrainCorp has claimed its first victim, with GrainCorp...

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02 DECEMBER 2013
Hockey denies ADM takeover

Hockey denies ADM takeover

TREASURER Joe Hockey has poured water on Archer Daniels Midland's attempted takeover of GrainCorp, on...

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29 NOVEMBER 2013