Water donations flow for the Darling Downs

Water restrictions at Warwick nursery

BEN HARDEN The ongoing drought in the Darling Downs area is bringing out the kindness of strangers, with people around the South East working together to come to the aide of drought-stricken communities by donating thousands of litres of drinking … [Read more...]

Premier to have “blood on her hands” over CSG crisis

SHAY LEDINGHAM Queensland’s premier will have "blood on her hands" if the government continues to ignore farmers’ distress over the coal seam gas mining industry, say political and public voices. Braving the lashings of an early summer … [Read more...]

Mine expansion plans going ahead at farmer’s expense.

BEAU ROBINSON Farmers on the Darling Downs are outraged with plans for the Acland Coal mine to expand its operation. The proposed extension will see the mine continue until 2029, taking it's coal production from 4.8 million to 7.5 million … [Read more...]

Researcher soon to release findings on CSG mental health impacts

GAVIN COOTE A psychology researcher is nearing completion of a comprehensive study into the mental health impacts coal seam gas exploration may have on farmers. University of New England PhD candidate Methuen Morgan, formerly a farmer at … [Read more...]