AUSTRALIAN farmers have welcomed the Federal Government's National Food Plan.
AUSTRALIA's food production future will be linked to the Asian markets as part of the National Food Plan.
REGIONAL Victoria is paying the price for a Federal Government that doesn't understand its needs, Opposition leader Tony Abbott says.
A MOTION seeking to sell off the national broadcaster has been withheld at the Victorian Liberal Party state council.
POLICE are not giving up their search for a bushwalker who went missing in Kosciuszko National Park 12 days ago.
TWELVE Liberal National Party hopefuls are vying to win preselection to fill Senator Barnaby Joyce's Queensland seat.
A COMMUNITY is planning to ramp up their blockade of CSG operations today, despite reports of shots being fired at their demonstration site.
THE Victorian Liberal Party today dumped moves to debate the privatisation of the ABC and SBS.
UPDATE: THE wool industry will lose a significant export buyer within the next nine months.
WAITING times for GPs across Australia are 'unacceptable' a new national health report card has found.
MEAT processors and feedlot buyers helped put a floor in the market at Yea weaner sale today.
THE Geelong Football League has claimed the title of country Victoria's No.1 competition after a 33-point triumph over Goulburn Valley.
EIGHT goals from former Essendon forward Damien Cupido fired the Mallee Football League to an 85-point pummelling of Central Murray.
AARON Purcell has earned a reputation as a goal-kicking machine after booting 92 goals in seven games for Jerilderie this season.
JUSTIN Weeks is not your typical sausage roll-loving milk truck driver.
Pictures: Nullawil continued its dominance over Wandella with a 13-point win.
Pictures: Country footy snaps from around Victoria.
Pictures: All the action from sales at Wodonga, Ballarat and Hamilton last week.
Pictures: Some farmers believe their autumn break has arrived.
BUTCHER John Bartlett is fast putting Maryborough on the nation's meat map.
WORD is this year's vintage of the Australian wine variety cienna could be one out of the box.
THE Australian dollar has surged more than one-and-a-half US cents higher from yesterday's low.
A SUTHERLAND'S Creek cattle breeder has been convicted and fined $5000 on charges of aggravated animal cruelty.
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- Farmer fears environmental overlays
- Downpour turns despair to hope
- Western Vic not drought declared
TERMS such as 'pure' or 'extra light' are banned in Europe for good reason, writes Lisa Rowntree
HONEY and stings: two things most associated with bees. So, who would put up their hand if I mentioned two far greater contributions from our most industrious workers.