Stock losses of 50 to 60 per cent and more were being estimated across a large portion of north west Queensland. Warning: graphic content contained in this story.
The question – what would replace Angel Flight if excessive minimum standards regulations cut its pool of volunteer pilots drastically – remains unanswered.
Rural communities around Australia are outraged at a proposal by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority to introduce a new minimum safety standard for community service flights that have the potential to ground Angel Flight Australia.
The agri-terrorism being encouraged by groups such as Aussie Farms is real and it’s happened to Charters Towers producer, Kylie Stretton and her family.
The legend that the brotherhood of the Burrumbuttock Hay Runners has become in rural Australia was enhanced in the wider Quilpie region on Saturday when trucks spread out to deliver hay across an area “half the size of Tasmania”.
It’s mateship that sets Australians apart in national characteristics and that’s undoubtedly the quality that the Burrumbuttock Hay Runners bring to their drought relief efforts.
The Burrumbuttock Hay Runners have become a national institution over the years of drought afflicting parts of Queensland and NSW, and they are about to emphasise that with an Australia Day run to Quilpie.
The cost of set-top boxes and a need for local programming were two of the issues raised by the Isolated Children’s Parents’ Association when it responded to the federal government review into the newly re-funded Viewer Access Television Service.
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