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NT cowboys on top

TWO Northern Territory riders sit at the top of bull ride standings in the Australian Professional Rodeo Association.

Call out to junior rangers

FOR children who have a fascination with the Territory and its great outdoors, signing up to become a junior ranger could be one of the best decisions they will...


BACKPACKER TAX: Farmer Ben Pritchard is concerned about the increase to backpacker tax. Photo: Mike Knott / NewsMail

Farmers call for end to 'backpacker tax' before it starts

NEARLY 10,000 people have signed a petition to save economies like Bundaberg’s by fighting a 32.5 per cent tax on people with working holiday visas.

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makessense - Bundaberg Dc

Told ya the LNP aka National Party aka Warren Truss, Keith Pitt etc are losers cause we're all losers because of them with such stupid ideas and non support for "their" grass roots people aka country rural people they're supposed to represent! Shameful.




Healthy looking sugarcane at Goodwood Rd, Goodwood. Photo Brittany Cook / Isis Town & Country

Cane growers anxious over wait for contracts

CANEGROWERS Queensland chairman Paul Schembri says some Mackay growers are “anxiously” waiting to sign next year’s contracts with milling company Wilmar.

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MarilynK - Bucasia

Not good enough. Ever since Wilmar entered the sugar game there's been nothing but problems and accusations of stand over tactics. If they can't come to the table - kick them out of the industry!

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