Agriculture

Fruitful journey from shed hand to nursery manager

The journey from packing shed hand to farm nursery manager has been a long but fruitful one for Simpson Farms employee Sonia Furlonger.

What’s really going on with Paradise Dam?

In the second part of his commentary on Paradise Dam, Ben Artup looks at issues behind the scenes regarding water infrastructure in the Wide Bay Burnett region.

School holiday jobs to launch careers in agriculture

Farmers and industry representatives are paving the way for local students to find a career in agriculture with paid school holiday placements.

Our economic security is under threat

Ben Artup writes it's essential that any decision soon to be made in Brisbane concerning Paradise Dam is underpinned by facts and evidence.

Millions of bees on their way to Bundaberg

Millions of bees are on the move around Australia, with many being trucked to the Bundaberg region for the macadamia season.

Women succeed in local agriculture industry

There are some feminine faces behind one of the Bundaberg Region’s biggest success stories at Austchilli and they’re encouraging more women to consider a career in agriculture.

Latest news

Aramex Wide Bay supports Life Flight golf day

Aramex Wide Bay sponsored the LifeFlight Bundaberg Golf Day which raised a total of $27,000 to support the air rescue operation.

Council workers save plover chick

An Avoca resident has thanked Bundaberg Regional Council workers who saved a plover chick from a drainage pit.

Carinbundi client has trucking good time at Learn Ezy

Carinbundi client Mitch Fergus was given the opportunity to ride and sit in a truck thanks to the generosity of Learn Ezy Driving School.

Jamelia set to be among youngest uni graduates

Jamelia Barnes is set to be one of the youngest university graduates in the country after the 15-year-old was offered a place at the University of New England.
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