With a population of just 648, the remote north-west Queensland town of Richmond doesn't offer maternity services, so it was a shock when a mum-to-be on an outback station called in the RFDS for birthing support.
With rental prices at record highs in the regions, hundreds of applicants like Tailah Dippel are often competing for the same property — and residents in the Bundaberg community are reaching a breaking point.
The Liberal National Party has retained 70 per cent of federal seats in Queensland, leaving many in the agriculture and mining sectors worried the inner-city electorates' embrace of the Greens could deepen the regional divide between city and country.
A rural Queensland city is grappling to contain a "widespread" rat infestation with some businesses trapping 13 to 15 rats a day. Authorities say if the problem isn't dealt with soon, the community could face a rodent plague.
An inquiry into Tasmania's salmon industry makes dozens of recommendations and highlights issues with environmental regulation and transparency under a state government that has pushed and promoted the industry's expansion.
New data shows plant-based milk is on track to overtake cows' milk in Australian cafes. Oat milk is rising particularly fast, rapidly overtaking almond and soy on the way to becoming the country's most popular dairy alternative.
In 1888, the sight of 184,000 gleaming white, newly shorn sheep on the dry plains of the Darling River near Louth in New South Wales represented a technological leap and a glimpse of the future, owing much to the perseverance of an industry pioneer.
While living in Asia, Ash Sutton noticed "seaweed was just about on every menu". Since returning home to Western Australia, he's been working on a range of seaweed snack alternatives to lollies and jerky.
Beachside apartment living is the polar opposite to running a farm and homestay, but one year after an adventurous couple swapped the Sunshine Coast for Tasmania's lush Derwent Valley, life has never been better.
The industry is calling on government assistance as a drop in exports to China coupled with rising input costs due to increased disease-pressure and the cost of chemical, fertiliser, fuel and labour has left winegrape growers worried for the future.
Rabobank warns that the Russia-Ukraine war will push grain and food prices up for at least a year, a situation compounded by India's ban on wheat exports, and dry conditions in the grain powerhouses of France and Germany.
Researchers who reviewed the environmental impacts of agriculture are calling on Australians to cut most of the beef from their diets in a move that has sparked a strong response from the meat industry.