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WA Govt reviews drought situation

ABC Rural News - Wed, 2007-06-13 00:00
The Western Australian Government has begun assessing the agricultural region to determine what assistance will be offered to farmers facing another year without rain.
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Stock feed register for drought-hit farmers

ABC Rural News - Wed, 2007-06-13 00:00
A stock feed register has been set up to help farmers in the northern and mid-west agricultural areas as they enter a second year without any prospect of rain.
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Cable logging halted

ABC Rural News - Tue, 2007-06-12 10:34
Protesters in the Lower Weld Valley say they halted cable logging in the region today, after a tree sit was erected on the main logging access route.
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Push to promote Tasmanian produce

ABC Rural News - Tue, 2007-06-12 10:21
The Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association is hoping a campaign promoting the quality of the state's vegetables will help ensure a sustainable future for the industry.
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Opposition commits to more water for farmers

ABC Rural News - Tue, 2007-06-12 08:47
Tasmania's Opposition Leader Will Hodgman says the Liberal Party is committed to building a network of water infrastructure projects, including pipelines, to deliver more water to farmers across the state.
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No murder charge for two teenagers accused of killing 15 year old.

ABC Rural News - Tue, 2007-06-12 04:26
A Crown prosecutor has told the Alice Springs Magistrates court he won't be pursuing a charge of murder for at least two of the five teenagers charged with murdering a 15 year-old girl in Alice Springs last year.
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Japanese farmers protest Aust trade deal

ABC Rural News - Tue, 2007-06-12 04:00
Japanese farmers have held a protest rally in the centre of Tokyo over a proposed free trade agreement with Australia.
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New supermarket stirs hopes residents will shop locally

ABC Rural News - Tue, 2007-06-12 03:31
It is hoped a new supermarket at Nhill, in the west Wimmera, will encourage more residents to shop locally, instead of travelling to Horsham.
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Breast cancer bigger danger in regions

ABC Rural News - Tue, 2007-06-12 03:14
A new report shows women in regional Australia are more likely to develop terminal advanced breast cancer because the disease is diagnosed too late.
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'Pigs Ear' weed clean-up begins

ABC Rural News - Tue, 2007-06-12 03:00
The Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC) is about to begin work on removing a choking weed from Breaksea Island off the coast of Albany.
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WA govt needs to answer on Ord: Kimberley shire

ABC Rural News - Tue, 2007-06-12 03:00
A Kimberley shire says it wants to know why the Western Australian Government is stalling on the proposed expansion of the Ord Irrigation Scheme.
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Yakka Munga under offer

ABC Rural News - Tue, 2007-06-12 02:41
The Yakka Munga cattle station near Broome, in northern Western Australia, which was once owned by a famous bush poet, is under offer.
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No apparent baa to Lucky's record attempt

ABC Rural News - Tue, 2007-06-12 02:37
A 21-year-old Victorian sheep named Lucky is vying to be declared the world's oldest sheep.
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Pressure on Fed Govt to explain water compensation to farmers

ABC Rural News - Tue, 2007-06-12 02:21
The Federal Government has come under renewed pressure to explain its policy on compensation for ground water users in the Namoi Valley who have lost their entitlements.
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Approval sought for major housing development

ABC Rural News - Tue, 2007-06-12 02:18
The Tamworth Regional Council is being asked to give its approval to another major housing development.
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Farmers fear rate rises

ABC Rural News - Mon, 2007-06-11 06:36
Farmers in northern Tasmania say they will not take a potential major rate hike lying down.
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Grabham first bike home in Finke Desert Race

ABC Rural News - Mon, 2007-06-11 05:40
New South Wales rider Ben Grabham has taken out the 2007 Finke Desert Race for the bikes in Central Australia.
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Bike title goes to Bathurst rider

ABC Rural News - Mon, 2007-06-11 05:40
A New South Wales rider has won the Finke Desert Race for the bikes in Central Australia.
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Island concern over land ban

ABC Rural News - Mon, 2007-06-11 05:05
There is concern on King Island that the State Government's revised protection of agricultural land policy will make void the island's ban on timber plantations.
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Interstate teams storm podium in Finke Desert Race

ABC Rural News - Mon, 2007-06-11 04:45
Interstate competitors have been the first three cars over the finish line in Alice Springs in the 32nd Finke Desert Race.
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