Don't have all your telecommunications eggs in one basket, is the comment Better Internet for Rural Regional and Remote Australia has as a spate of mobile broadband outage issues emerge in Queensland and elsewhere.
Recommendations to wind down or cancel financial assistance for Australians in remote locations will be the straw that breaks the camel's back for rural communities throughout Australia, according to the Burke Shire Council.
The man whose vision led to a charity that has helped tens of thousands of country families to access specialist medical treatment in the cities has retired.
A short video created by a grassroots group of farmers and graziers that is passionate about sharing the stories of agriculture in Australia and engaging with the wider community, is hitting the airwaves in time for National Agriculture Day today.
From big data systems that allow real time sharing of instances of food fraud to plasma rays that zap nasty pathogens, there is plenty of work being done by Australian researchers and food standards managers in the area of food defence.
Financial assistance for schools that cater for students in drought-affected areas, announced on Thursday as part of the federal government's latest drought response, has been well received by the Isolated Children's Parents' Association.
Unanimous Senate support for the establishment of a Rural Hardship Education Fund has been hailed by the Isolated Children's Parents' Association as much-needed recognition as it endeavours to bring the fund into being.
Queensland Nationals Senator Susan McDonald has backed her conviction that new Civil Aviation Safety Authority regulations will do nothing to improve safety standards for Angel Flight users, going against the government line in the process.
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