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QLD Country Hour

4/18/2018
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Rural news and events from Queensland and the nation

Duration:00:52:21

QLD Country Hour

4/17/2018
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Rural news and events from Queensland and the nation

Duration:00:54:57

Queensland Country Hour

4/16/2018
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New labour hire laws come into effect in Queensland; and Delicious Produce awards announces a raft of Queensland winners.

Duration:00:50:46

Queensland Country Hour, Monday 16th April 2018

4/16/2018
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Stories on today's program include: In the largest cut to water allocation in the entire Murray Darling Basin Plan, Central Downs irrigators will return half their underground water allocation back to the government Two dozen riders and a stack of volunteers have helped to drove 200 head of cattle from Glencoe to Eidsvold over the course of six days. What causes pasture dieback? The mystery grass disease is creeping across Queensland and has alarmed both graziers and scientists. A senate...

Duration:00:54:59

Queensland Country Hour, Friday 13th April 2018

4/13/2018
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Stories on today's program: a furore erupts over a Sustainable Seafood Guide urging consumers to boycott some of Queensland's most iconic seafood species, a central Queensland woman receives a suspended jail term after pleading guilty to defrauding Queensland's drought relief scheme and a mystery grass disease threatens Queensland's billion dollar beef cattle industry.

Duration:00:48:41

Queensland Country Hour, Friday 13th April 2018

4/13/2018
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Stories on today's program include: The Australian Marine Conservation Society urges consumers to 'say no' to some of Queensland's most iconic seafood species, but the local fishermen say consumers can eat prawns and fish with a clear conscience. A central Queensland woman receives a suspended jail term after pleading guilty to defrauding Queensland's drought relief scheme. A mystery grass disease threatens Queensland's billion dollar beef cattle industry.

Duration:00:49:59

Queensland Country Hour, 12 April 2018

4/12/2018
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Stories on today's program include: It's been one month since the Palaszczuk government laid out its intentions for changing the tree clearing laws in this state. Dale Last was a part of the Newman LNP government that vehemently opposed those changes. Regional Queenslanders are demanding that a senate inquiry take action to reduce the cost of airfares, arguing it’s more costly to fly across the state than to many international destinations. Flood recovery has been the main game for Ingham...

Duration:00:45:54

Queensland Country Hour, 11 April 2018

4/10/2018
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Stories on today's program include: Australia's largest-remaining grower-owned sugar mill is under fire from some of its growers for taking too long to enact grower choice. Sugar marketing laws have been in place for almost two and a half years yet Mackay Sugar is yet to finalise new cane supply agreements. When plans were announced a couple of years ago for an abattoir in the Hughenden region, average freight savings were estimated at 15 cents for every kilo of beef. But that proposal has...

Duration:00:49:58

Queensland Country Hour, 9 April 2018

4/8/2018
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Stories on today's program include: A report prepared for the Queensland government has shown an increase in kangaroo numbers inside state-funded cluster fences, which animal welfare groups warn could lead to more inhumane culling of native wildlife. Lyn White from Animals Australia weighs in on the scandal-plagued Emanuel Exports live export ship slated to take 65,000 sheep to the Middle East. Rio Tinto recently struck a deal to sell it's Kestrel underground coal mine in Central Queensland,...

Duration:00:50:35

Queensland Country Hour, Friday 6 April 2018

4/5/2018
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Stories on today's program include: A Sunshine Coast piggery finds itself in the glare of national media after activists stage a protest while broadcasting live to social media. Australians are shocked and angered to find thousands of sheep dispatched on boats from this country have died in the most awful of conditions. Bioenergy Australia is pushing for a national biofuels mandate following the release of new research by the Queensland University of Technology.

Duration:00:49:58

Queensland Country Hour, 5 April 2018

4/4/2018
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Stories on today's program include: With changing funding models, several Natural Resource Management groups from across Queensland are looking at merging together. The state currently has 14 NRM groups, but with many boards in negotiations about merging that number could significantly reduce. Tariffs on Australian beef, honey, oranges, mandarins and onions heading to Japan have been cut ahead of time - in what could be a precursor for an accelerated program of further reductions. Not...

Duration:00:49:50

Queensland Country Hour, Wednesday 4th April 2018

4/4/2018
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Stories on today's program include: Western Queensland's mulga lands emerge as a key area of debate over proposed changes to native vegetation management laws. The Prime Minister announces in Rockhampton, the Federal Government will fund half of the cost of the Rookwood Weir. Australian wine, fruit and nut producers tipped to be winners in the latest international trade war between China and the United States. Why garden weeds could be good to eat.

Duration:00:54:39

Queensland Country Hour, Tuesday 3rd April 2018

4/3/2018
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Stories on today's program include: There’s some optimism returning to the rockmelon industry, several weeks on from the eruption of the listeria crisis. How to stay ahead of tech trends when new gadgets cost big bucks. The sugar industry told to get on board with blockchain and cryptocurrencies if it wants to stay viable in the future. And, why do flies follow wet weather as surely as night follows day?

Duration:00:54:58

Queensland Country Hour, Monday 2nd April 2018

4/2/2018
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Stories on today's program include: The Horticulture Code of Conduct, which will require more detail and transparency in contracts between growers, traders and retailers, is now in force. The Federal Government announces an independent review into the Environment Protection and Biosecurity Conservation Act, with a view to cutting red tape and bureaucracy for farmers. A wrap of niche innovations in Queensland agriculture, from camel milk to bone broth chips to pecan truffles.

Duration:00:54:58

Queensland Country Hour, Thursday 29 March 2018

3/28/2018
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Stories on today's program include: A State Government parliamentary committee travels to Longreach and Charleville today, on the last day of its six centre tour of regional Queensland to consult over new vegetation management laws. Growers in north and far north Queensland continue to mop up and count the cost of torrential rainfall over recent weeks. The Federal Government announces 84 million dollars in new funding to the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Bundaberg growers prepare for a royal...

Duration:00:54:58

Queensland Country Hour, Wednesday 28 March 2018

3/27/2018
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Stories on today's program include: The Country Hour broadcasts from Cloncurry, where a parliamentary committee is due to meet with concerned graziers over proposed new vegetation management laws. Far North Queensland remains under major flood watch again due to ex- tropical cyclone Nora, with growers expecting severe crop damages. Meantime, those a little further south are reminiscing about Tropical Cyclone Debbie with today marking the 12 month anniversary of the category four system...

Duration:00:54:56

Queensland Country Hour, Tuesday 27 March 2018

3/27/2018
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Stories on today's program include: The Country Hour broadcasting live from the port of Karumba today, as trawlers gear up for the start of the banana prawn season in the Gulf of Carpentaria. Public hearings on the latest Vegetation Management Amendment Bill kicked off today in Rockhampton, before moving on to other regional centres.

Duration:00:54:35

Queensland Country Hour, Monday 26th March 2018

3/26/2018
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Stories on today's program include: Nora's no longer a Tropical Cyclone - it's been downgraded to a tropical low and is now sitting about 300 kilometres east of Mornington Island, in the Gulf of Carpentaria as Charlie broadcasts from far north Queensland and the Gulf country this week, covering the impact of weeks of cyclone, rain and flood. Today is Purple Day, a day aimed to raise awareness of epilepsy and one central Queensland group is focusing on the plight of rural kids particular....

Duration:00:59:55

Queensland Country Hour, Friday 23rd March 2018

3/23/2018
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Stories on today's program include: A cyclone watch has been issued for the Gulf of Carpentaria, with Cyclone Nora expected to intensify over the weekend, just as the annual banana prawn season in the Northern Prawn Fishery is due to begin. While parts of northern Queensland has now dried out, there are lingering effects for the industry that will take many years to heal. There's a growing unease among some cane farmers about the direction being taken by the foreign owners of the sugar...

Duration:00:53:51

Queensland Country Hour, Thursday 22nd March 2018

3/22/2018
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Stories on today's program include: The World Wildlife Fund welcomes strengthened vegetation management legislation in Queensland, as the parliamentary committee prepares to take the bill to the regions next week. Some people drive to work, others cycle but the way Spiro Buhagiar gets to work is truly special; every day he jumps on a cable car and travels above the World Heritage rainforest surrounding Mt Bellenden Ker in far north Queensland. They might be the enemy of every farmer, but...

Duration:00:55:30

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