After weeks of mounting concern, interstate boarding school students and their families have received the news they'd been hoping for, that they will be exempt from being made to quarantine when they return for the final term of school in Queensland.
At their peak, sales of certified organic lines jumped more than 50 per cent above normal monthly trends, and remain solid.
Latest data from the Tractor and Machinery Association shows that new tractor sales are still strong across most of Australia.
Latest Rabobank research shows about 27pc of farmers are actually pessimistic about their economic outlook, despite much-improved seasonal conditions.
The Federal Government has provided $2.7m in emergency aid to help Australia's major farm machinery field days survive coronavirus.
News that the Queensland government will not give any quarantine exemptions for rural NSW families wanting to bring their children home for holidays in three weeks time has devastated hundreds of families and their schools overnight.
The growing distress at the critical circumstances facing a number of boarding school families as mid-semester holidays approach has prompted nine school principals to make an urgent joint appeal to the state government.