Is the MDBA marking its own homework a problem, and would a restructure cost too much time?
As the drought tightens and water supplies shrink, what are our best options for keeping livestock and crops going?
With the Intergovernmental Agreement on National Drought Program Reform having expired on July 1, the recent announcements of subsidies and drought support are a reminder that preparedness alone is not enough.
The new leadership team at NSW Farmers will bring new energy, and ideas, but it will find challenges as it settles in and tries to build on the momentum of the outgoing team, says The Land.
Regional communities have a lot of potential to contribute the economy more so than they are already, but the basic services such as communications infrastructure need to be improved for this to happen.
The short term nature of gas and wind energy projects just isn't a worthy trade-off against the potential risks for the landholders saying no.
Transparency from the outset should be the first and foremost priority for the Inland Rail project, The Land says.