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Changing grazing practice saves North Queensland farm during three-year dry spell

08:47 EST

A North Queensland couple has survived a three-year dry spell and another failed wet season by changing the way they manage their 23,000 hectare cattle station.

Big achievement: Job seekers renovate wool pavilion for Queensland Sheep Show

08:33 EST

The Longreach showgrounds have been refurbished by a group of job seekers who are proud of the work they have done and the community contribution they have made.

Forecasts of cold, rainy weather welcome after Tasmania's driest April on record

08:04 EST

Weather forecasters say Tasmania needs frequent rain-bearing cold fronts in coming months to restore catchments to healthy levels.