Category: Rural

20 years on, Government still fails to implement Stolen Generation recommendations

By Lily Nothling Online production by Joseph Lam An Indigenous support organisation is calling for compensation and support for the Stolen Generation after the Government has failed to implement its recommendations from the 1997 Bringing Them Home national inquiry.

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Small town turns into cinematic hub

Independent filmmakers and students are heading bush for Australia’s outback version of the Cannes Film Festival. The Outback Film Festival is back. And this year, it’s celebrating women. Laura English reports.

City kids get a taste of the country

Around a 1000 young city students have experienced what it’s like to be a country kid. It’s a taste of what’s to come at this year’s EKKA. Marisa Kuhlewein reports.

Royal Flying Doctor honoured as local hero

The Royal Flying Doctor Service has honoured those who work behind the scenes to keep the organisation airborne. It coincides with the Flying Doctor’s 89th anniversary. Phoebe Powell reports.

Woodford Folk Festival to cap numbers

The Woodford Folk Festival has announced a cap on the number of attendees as well as increasing ticket prices for this year’s festivities. By Caitlin Archbold Produced for online by Natalie O’Brien

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Jumping on board the recycling train

Australian Railways are on their way to getting an environmentally friendly upgrade. by Jenny Archdall Produced for online by Natalie O’Brien

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Protesters question Adani mine clean-up plan

Written by Maudy Veltema Produced for online by Reece D’Alessandro Mine rehabilitation plans for the proposed Carmichael Coal Mine in central Queensland, could pose a risk to the environment and ultimately the tax payer, according to anti-mine group Lock the

Supermarkets wasting “imperfect” produce

Written by Jenny Archdall Produced for online by Reece D’Alessandro Supermarkets across Australia reject 20 to 40 per cent of fresh produce purely based on cosmetic standards. Health food industries are banding together to actively combat food waste and support

Jobless and love fruit, you’re in for a sweet deal

More than 6000 jobs are ripe for the picking, as the Federal Government launches a new trial for fruit pickers. Written by Chloe Walker Produce for online by Annie Pullar Job seekers will be able to earn up to $5000

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Rural Australians seeking better mobile coverage funding

By Laura English Produced for online by Natalie O’Brien   The Palaszczuk government is backing farmers and calling on the Turnbull government to fund the Mobile Black Spot Program in the budget. The program aims to bring more mobile coverage

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