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Brisbane, QLD

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English


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Queensland Country Hour

4/23/2019
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On today's program: the Queensland Country Hour broadcasts from the World Polocrosse Cup in Warwick as competition between Australia and its rivals heats up. We also take you live to Greenvale in north Queensland for the Australian Campdraft national finals.

Duration:00:55:05

Queensland Country Hour

4/22/2019
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Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud refers water purchases to the Auditor General; suggestions the Commonwealth missed a better water buyback deal; and, welcome south west rain 'the best in years'.

Duration:00:55:04

Queensland Country Hour

4/21/2019
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Compensation changes for landholders who negotiate with resource companies; composting to improve soil health and boost on-farm production; and, could climate change present opportunities for farmers?

Duration:00:55:07

QLD Country Hour

4/17/2019
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The Gulf's prawn season is living up to expectations with the trawler Austral Hunter reporting it's one of a handful of boats who have already topped 100 tonnes of prawns for the season with two months to go and a central Queensland seafood market says this year's Easter sales have increased by almost 80 per cent, compared to last year.

Duration:00:55:06

Queensland Country Hour

4/16/2019
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The agriculture industry is not the only sector being targeted by protestors, with Australia's largest rail freight operator asking activists to stay off train tracks. And young cattle continue to fall in price.

Duration:00:54:56

Queensland Country Hour

4/15/2019
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A Queensland animal rights group doesn't believe new state trespass fines will deter activists, and the banana industry's quest to find a new disease-resistant variety is gathering momentum.

Duration:00:54:55

Queensland Country Hour

4/14/2019
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We delve into new state trespass laws, which a lawyer says should deter animal activists, but farmers are unsure.

Duration:00:54:57

Queensland Country Hour

4/11/2019
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On today's program: the Queensland Country Hour visits north west Queensland for a special broadcast from Julia Creek. Arlie Felton-Taylor will reunite with graziers who told their stories in the midst of the February floods that devastated the region's cattle industry, to find out how they're rebuilding and recovering. Also, Julia Creek's Dirt and Dust festival celebrates 25 years.

Duration:00:55:06

Queensland Country Hour

4/10/2019
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Flood-affected graziers now facing increased wild dog numbers; concerned graziers address reef regulation committee at regional hearings; and, meet Jess, the blind dairy cow.

Duration:00:54:57

Queensland Country Hour

4/9/2019
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Cotton Australia welcomes government response to fish kill report; graziers meet to lobby state to reject approval of Adani Carmichael coal mine; and, flood recovery agency tours north west Queensland properties.

Duration:00:55:05

Queensland Country Hour

4/8/2019
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Operation Cool Burn launches, with a focus on backburning to mitigate against bushfires next summer; a Western Downs abattoir to become just the second export accredited pork facility in the state; and, regional hearing into the state government's proposed reef regulations get underway in Cairns.

Duration:00:55:04

Queensland Country Hour

4/7/2019
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Animal rights activists chain themselves to equipment at a southern Queensland meatworks; the state government announces new fines to counter animal activists; and, warnings the price of fresh fruit and veg could double within a decade.

Duration:00:55:04

Queensland Country Hour

4/4/2019
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Grasshoppers destroy large swathes of land in the central west; extreme conditions hamper papaya crop; and, a new off-stream water storage project for sugar industry.

Duration:00:55:04

Queensland Country Hour

4/3/2019
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Western Queensland graziers count big livestock losses in the wake of last week's rain; Granite Belt growers say one of Australia’s most important ‘salad bowls’ is at risk with a new dam delayed; and, the State Government releases its Bushfire Recovery Plan.

Duration:00:54:44

Queensland Country Hour

4/2/2019
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Banana growers to pay for efforts to protect industry from Panama disease spread; farmers for Climate Change Action event packs Stanthorpe hall; and, what’s in the budget for rural and regional Australia?

Duration:00:55:03

Queensland Country Hour

4/1/2019
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Attention back on the Murray Darling Basin after isolated rain puts a flow in northern basin rivers; could diversification hold the key to dairy farmers' survival? and, would you use soap made from barramundi?

Duration:00:55:02

Queensland Country Hour

3/31/2019
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Carbon farming paying off for drought-affected graziers; excitement builds as the banana prawn season opens; and, would you pay an extra 50 cents' cattle levy for better representation?

Duration:00:54:55

QLD Country Hour

3/28/2019
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A harrowing account from a cattle station south of Coen on Cape York Peninsula, where floodwater went through the house after rain from Cyclone Trevor hit the area over 10 days ago. A burst levee bank has meant 2 metres of water has flowed into the homestead, quarters, sheds and machinery on Tobermorey Station.

Duration:00:57:17

QLD Country Hour

3/27/2019
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Almost ten days after Severe Tropical Trevor hit some of the most isolated parts of the northern peninsula, the real picture of the extent of livestock losses and infrastructure damage after intense flooding still emerging and the same system, now downgraded, has delivered good rain to many parts of western Queensland with some high totals recorded in central parts but some still in dire drought have missed out altogether.

Duration:00:55:05

Queensland Country Hour

3/26/2019
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More than 100 millimetres of rain has fallen between Winton and Cloncurry, areas that received epic rain and flooding only six weeks ago.

Duration:00:54:54