A hydroponic strawberry glasshouse capable of producing more than 2,000 tonnes annually is planned for Victoria, but growers are not happy. Tourism experts are warning all tiers of government face a political backlash if they leave it to local song of ice and fire online pdf to fund infrastructure used by tourists.
The NT Government lifts a moratorium and enforces a strict set of recommendations on the fracking industry. Locals are demanding to know exactly how much town water the salmon company Tassal has used to wash its fish over summer. Cooks in some of Australia’s most remote kitchens left reeling after a common outback staple disappears from supermarkets. Three months on from the death of 16 polo ponies travelling across Bass Strait, pressure builds for cause of death to be released. Billions of dollars worth of precious metals are wasted in old electronics every year. The Greens want to legalise cannabis for Australians over the age of 18, in a bid to take the drug out of the hands of criminal dealers.
Is ‘green living’ a luxury of the rich? Will canned Australian salmon make a comeback? A farmer grows herbs and vegetables vertically in shipping containers to bring fresh produce closer to urban consumers. Love it or hate it, a decision on fracking in the Northern Territory appears imminent. Winemakers are looking to alternative varieties as a way of preparing for climate change. The Federal Agriculture Department is investigating whether the facility has breached export rules. A new fish canning facility in Western Australia hopes to provide markets for the struggling Australian salmon industry.
Chevron announces it will proceed with stage two of its multi-billion-dollar Gorgon gas project off WA. Australian farmers are pioneering a new model of agriculture that allows customers to buy shares in farm produce. What is a coal transition and why is it so bitterly contested as the industry faces inevitable change? Pasture dieback prompts plenty of theories and conspiracy theories about what is causing the problem?
Minister Mark Furner says eating Queensland seafood is perfectly safe as concern deepens about white spot taking hold in the wild. Chief biosecurity officer Malcolm Letts says the positive tests have given an ‘incomplete’ picture of the white spot threat. Brisk westerly winds in the wake of front are still triggering the odd shower over southern TAS. Troughs in the west are deepening ahead of a cold front, but are not bringing very much rain. A trough in the east is causing the odd shower and storm over inland QLD. Cloud over eastern WA with a trough is generating a few storms.