Aged care report presented

AUSTRALIA’S Health, Aged Care and Sport Committee has presented a report following its inquiry into the quality of care in residential aged care facilities. Committee chair Trent Zimmerman said the inquiry examined the[…]

Lookout closed to public

GRANT District Council has determined the penguin lookout at Cape Northumberland is a high risk for visitors to the area and is now closed to the […]

Charity awaits final report into Mount Gambier tragedy

CHARITY organisation Angel Flight Australia says it cannot offer any comment regarding the possible cause of the Mount Gambier aviation accident given it is awaiting the Australian Transport Safety Bureau’s final report.[…]

Dairy industry relieved

THE Australian dairy industry looks to have normalised, with a decent seasonal outlook and better farmgate prices encouraging increased production according to the latest NAB Agribusiness […]

Mayor Lee in clear

MAYOR Andrew Lee has been cleared by the South Australian Ombudsman of any wrongdoing following an investigation into his business dealings as part owner of Rymill Coonawarra[…]

Tech lag researched

PRECISION agriculture (PA) and variable rate technology (VRT) have long been used by the cropping industry to enhance productivity, while the livestock sector has often lagged […]

Continued growth for forestry sector

A REPORT released by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) has shown Australia’s forestry sector is facing some of the best conditions in its history[…]

Critical decade for climate action

AUSTRALIA’S critical window of opportunity to tackle climate change is closing, according to a new landmark report from the Climate Council.[…]