Giant dams could be built in parts of north Queensland and the Northern Territory to turn those areas into major national agricultural food bowls and generate significant economic benefits, a ... Read More
Farmers have been hopeful of a new national approach to preparing for drought since former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull toured drought-affected communities in June.
Many farmers have planned for drought independent ... Read More
A drier-than-average spring is expected to ensure drought conditions continue across Queensland, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says, after weekend rain did little to soften the ground.
Widespread falls ... Read More
Farmers across the world could soon access disease-resistant crops using technology discovered by researchers from The University of Queensland after Brisbane start-up Nexgen Plants secured $3 million in investor backing.
The Australian biotech ... Read More
Molasses-based supplements could be used to keep drought-stricken cattle alive while providing a boost for struggling sugar cane farmers, according to North Queensland industry figures.
Hinchinbrook MP Nick Dametto ... Read More
The Palaszczuk Government will appoint two drought commissioners and inject $9 million into programs to deal with the social and financial impacts of the drought on regional Queensland communities and ... Read More