Farmers struggle through drought

Farmer Graham Wilson

MICAELA ABOODY The current drought across Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and inner Western Australia has left cattle and crop farmers struggling to keep their farms viable. Farmers and support organisations have said while the current … [Read more...]

Local boy brings hope to farmers’ kids

Sabre and the Parcels of Hope donations

TYLER HOWLETT When five-year-old Sabre Fazel said he wanted to bring hope to the children living on drought-affected farms, no one could have predicted that this simple idea could have such a big impact. But Sabre’s mum, Sarah Yip, decided they … [Read more...]

Food retailers misuse Australian Farmer’s Logo

ANIKA MCMAHON   Hospitality and food retailers have been accused of misusing the "Australian Farmers" logo in an attempt to increase their own sales. Fair food organisation, FoodConnect has been working to uncover false claims by … [Read more...]

Queensland drought loans in waiting

RACHAEL SCHUMACHER Drought and Drought Recovery Concessional Loans for Queensland are stuck in administration fee negotiations. With over 80% of the state drought declared, farm businesses are waiting for this cycle's concessional loans to … [Read more...]

#OnMyAgenda: Thousands back climate change discussion

AMY MITCHELL-WHITTINGTON South Australian Farmer David Bruer today handed over a 40,000-strong petition to Brisbane Airport asking for a reversal of the #onmyagenda billboard restriction. Mr Bruer, who lost $25,000 worth of grapes in one … [Read more...]

Colombians rally in Brisbane to stop abuse against farmers in home country

KATHERINE VEGA Hundreds of Colombian's have expressed their anger towards the unfair treatment and abuse of farmers at a public rally in Brisbane's Square. Over 200 people gathered in front of the Brisbane City Library at 10am on Saturday … [Read more...]