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Thu 20 Sep 2018

Our farmers are tough, but times might be tougher

premium_icon Our farmers are tough, but times might be tougher

WHILE Queensland farmers are a hardy lot, the recent spate of incidents is pushing many to the wall.

Trump ridiculed for storm remarks

Trump ridiculed for storm remarks

THE President called the hurricane “one of the wettest we have seen from the standpoint of water” — and the internet is loving it.

Barnaby’s plan to ‘bale’ out farmers

premium_icon Barnaby’s plan to ‘bale’ out farmers

GOVERNMENT drought envoy Barnaby Joyce is hatching a plan that will benefit frostbitten growers and drought-hit graziers at the same time.

Wed 19 Sep 2018

Total fire ban issued as hot, dry weather continues

Total fire ban issued as hot, dry weather continues

Maximums on Thursday are expected to hit 30C, close to 5C above average.

Jail after troppo angler’s stabbing

premium_icon Jail after troppo angler’s stabbing

THE tropical heat proved too much for boatie Mathew Edward Darcy - he stabbed his shipmate after enduring “squalid conditions” in the peak of summer.

Tornadoes in North Carolina as death toll rises to 20

Tornadoes in North Carolina as death toll rises to 20

AT LEAST 20 people have been killed in the Carolinas as storm Florence continues to dump huge amounts of rain, and in some cases has brought tornadoes to the region.

Temperatures expected to reach 5C above average

Temperatures expected to reach 5C above average

Day time maximums will hit 30C

Tue 18 Sep 2018

Strawberry farmer 'lost it all' after needle scare

Strawberry farmer 'lost it all' after needle scare

THIS is the reality of the damage that has been caused by the ongoing strawberry contamination.

Florence death toll takes heart-wrenching turn

Florence death toll takes heart-wrenching turn

THE latest victim of Tropical Storm Florence in the Carolinas highlights the devastating effect of the natural disaster, as the death toll rises to at least 19.

'Low chance of decent rain until 2019' forecasters warn

premium_icon 'Low chance of decent rain until 2019' forecasters warn

Farmers desperate for a reprieve from the dry weather won't be seeing any significant rain for at least the next three months,

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