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Contemporary topics and special events from country towns and remote regions across Australia make for lively and engaging radio. RN's Bush Telegraph with Cameron Wilson is out and about five days a week

Contemporary topics and special events from country towns and remote regions across Australia make for lively and engaging radio. RN's Bush Telegraph with Cameron Wilson is out and about five days a week
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Sydney, NSW

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Contemporary topics and special events from country towns and remote regions across Australia make for lively and engaging radio. RN's Bush Telegraph with Cameron Wilson is out and about five days a week

Language:

English


Episodes

Forage for your food and working dog training tips

7/24/2016
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We forage for food in a pine forest; get some working dog training tips; cheer on competitors in the endurance riding championships; and saddle up for a junior rodeo event in the Northern Territory.

Duration: 00:25:29


In want of water

7/22/2016
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Imagine Melbourne without the bay, Perth without the beach and Sydney without the Harbour. Imagine if there was no standing water in your town.

Duration: 00:28:19


Country Breakfast Features Sat 16th July

7/15/2016
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Tassie has a passion for fermenting foods and it wants to establish a centre of excellence; we talk about the greyhound racing ban with a breeder and the first crop to be planted in four years for the tiny town of Walgett.

Duration: 00:17:51


A Big Country July 16, 2016

7/15/2016
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A pop-up cinema brings drought-stricken communities together; we visit the opal mining town of White Cliffs; catch the Hammond Island ferry in Torres Strait; and pick native flowers in South Australia.

Duration: 00:24:56


How taking selfies could change lives

7/10/2016
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Female farmers in Bangladesh have just received their first mobile phones as part of a new development project. They can use their phones to connect to government information and access important agricultural services.

Duration: 00:13:06


Divine intervention in the truffle harvest, and the flying padre takes off

7/10/2016
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There's divine intervention as the truffle harvest gets into full swing; Isabella Britton rules the kitchen on Alderley Station; we taste test fresh wasabi leaves and stems; and take to the skies with flying padre David Shrimpton.

Duration: 00:25:29


Turning sun into gold and steel

7/6/2016
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Breakthroughs in solar panel technology and solar thermal are starting to be considered and used to save money and emissions in the mining industry.

Duration: 00:12:49


Climate change and the future of fruit farming in Australia

7/4/2016
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Milder winters and hotter summers pose a threat to some of Australia's most loved apple varieties.

Duration: 00:14:23


Remote stock camp living and migrants managing Aussie slang

7/3/2016
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After nearly 35 years Val Lawson and Leslie Fitzpatrick have organised their last theatre bus ride to Melbourne; migrants get help understanding Aussie slang; and we visit the stock camp on Pigeon Hole station.

Duration: 00:25:29


Mapping the world’s diversity, one cell at a time

7/1/2016
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‘One thing we do know, is that if you removed all microbes from planet earth all other life would cease to exist.’

Duration: 00:28:19


Election Express

6/24/2016
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Regional and community newspaper editors from around the country join us each week of the election campaign, to discuss the most important political issues for their readers. This week we head to the seats of Durack in West Australia and Page in New South Wales

Duration: 00:11:20


Rural Reporter

6/24/2016
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Today we check out the growing popularity of campdrafting, the fastest growing horse sport in Australia; go behind the scenes on Alderley Station; and pick and pluck saffron flowers.

Duration: 00:24:12


Animal hoarding: the need to know more.

6/22/2016
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Animal hoarding - it's a little researched form of behaviour but it's impact is profound on the animals, the hoarder and also nearby neighbours. Identifying hoarding and then bringing in the right people to help is a complex situation discussed next week in Sydney at the 4th National Hoarding and Squalor conference.

Duration: 00:17:47


CSIRO names the pests threatening food security

6/21/2016
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Silverleaf whitefly, asian gypsy moth and the khapra beetle -- they sound so harmlessm but they're actually killer insects.

Duration: 00:06:59


Election Express

6/17/2016
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We take the Election Express to Alice Springs and the heart of the Lebanese-Australian community with editors Erwin Chlanda and Jospeh Khoury

Duration: 00:14:36


Country Breakfast Features Sat 18

6/17/2016
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Tasmania's floods are bringing out the best in communities, not least for the state's devastated dairy farmers.

Duration: 00:17:19


Rural Reporter June 18, 2016

6/17/2016
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Meet the women of the CWA as the organisation celebrates 94 years in NSW; a sheep farmer turned publican puts her own lamb on the menu; we're off to auctioneer school; and the truffle harvest begins.

Duration: 00:24:24


Sounds of Then: Community halls

6/15/2016
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From big cities to small country towns, community halls have played a major part in Australia's culture

Duration: 00:23:32


Country Breakfast Features Sat 11

6/10/2016
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From satellites giving information about soil quality to robotic fruit monitoring and water quality sensors for oysters - agricultural technology is being taken up at a rapid rate among Australia's farmers.

Duration: 00:17:55


Rural Reporter June 11, 2016

6/10/2016
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They're harvesting yellow-tail kingfish off the coast of Geraldton; lime growers value-add their fruit; we check out the latest milkers in the Bega Valley; and Indonesian students get hands-on experience on Pigeon Hole Station.

Duration: 00:24:13

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