Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says trade is not an area being considered by the Indonesian government for suspension in the wake of the spying revelations.December 11, 2013, 2:43 pm
One of WA's biggest egg producers is facing huge fines over claims eggs it sold as free range were not what they were cracked up to be.December 11, 2013, 4:32 am
Elton John is leading a group of quintessential British rockers to promote Australian merino wool.December 11, 2013, 4:11 am
WAFarmers president Dale Park has admitted the cash-strapped organisation must find new sources of income to survive after being rocked by the loss of its chief executive and his deputy in the past few weeks.December 10, 2013, 5:08 am
A 87-year-old man has died after farming machinery crushed him in front of his grandson in rural NSW.December 9, 2013, 6:47 pm
Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce says a strong farming sector will provide economic opportunities for all Australians, not just those on the land.December 9, 2013, 12:00 pm
Grain from WA's bumper harvest is being moved on rail in record volumes.December 9, 2013, 5:43 am
Hundreds of freight trucks drive through the small Wheatbelt town of Miling every day.December 9, 2013, 5:16 am
Local governments say a decision by the Public Transport Authority to cancel five different bus services across rural WA will impact on the most vulnerable people in rural communities, and some may even be forced to relocate to bigger centres.December 8, 2013, 4:16 am
A State Government backdown on the signing of an Aboriginal development package has cleared the way for it to formalise a deal with Chinese investors developing farms on the Ord River irrigation scheme.December 7, 2013, 8:20 am
The Nationals have retained their prized Regional Development portfolio in the Cabinet reshuffle made necessary by the exit of former leader Brendon Grylls from the Barnett frontbench.December 6, 2013, 10:42 am
WA farmers had cause for a double celebration yesterday when Australia signed a free-trade agreement with South Korea and forecasts for the State's grain harvest were bumped up to more than 15 million tonnes.December 6, 2013, 7:12 am
Extreme temperatures driven by climate change are projected to increasingly cause death, disease and damage to WA crops and livestock, according to a Government report canvassing heatwave contingency plans for the first time.December 6, 2013, 2:20 am
Cash-strapped WA farmers will not be allowed to use money from a $50 million Federal Government financial support package to buy fodder or chemicals to help put in a crop.December 5, 2013, 5:18 am
Nationals leader Terry Redman would hand his portfolios to his new deputy, Mia Davies, and take on former leader Brendon Grylls' portfolios under a "minimal change" scenario Mr Redman has put to Colin Barnett who will soon reshuffle his Cabinet.December 5, 2013, 4:36 am
The State Government has defended commissioning 20,000 mock Royalties for Regions passports for children as part of promotions at the past two Perth Royal Shows that cost taxpayers $180,000.December 5, 2013, 2:10 am
More than 25 tonnes and $7000 worth of grain has spilled on to a country road.December 4, 2013, 4:39 pm
In his maiden speech to Federal Parliament, Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson has outlined his commitment to the mining and agriculture industries in his electorate.December 4, 2013, 12:45 pm
Farmers are providing a valuable community service by maintaining native vegetation on their land and the State Government should look at innovative ways to reward them, according to the Conservation Council of WA.December 4, 2013, 6:41 am
The State Government has reversed its plans to cancel the AvonLink train service between Perth and Northam.December 4, 2013, 5:08 am
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