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WARNING: Farmers crops targeted by new invasive pest

Premium Content WARNING: Farmers crops targeted by new invasive pest

FARMERS warned to be on high alert for fast spreading pest found in Western Downs...

BIOSECURITY BREACH: Infested cattle escape onto farmers land

Premium Content BIOSECURITY BREACH: Infested cattle escape onto farmers land

A woman transporting tick-infested cattle along the Warrego Highway faced court...

‘Aggressive American’ pest fish netted in Mackay

Premium Content ‘Aggressive American’ pest fish netted in Mackay

Anglers’ warning after pest fish caught: ‘As we broke the neck, eggs started coming...

Tripling of barra at Kinchant Dam ‘tremendous’ for anglers

Premium Content Tripling of barra at Kinchant Dam ‘tremendous’ for anglers

It’s also a win-win for tourism with the dam’s fishery estimated to be worth an...

Free tech tool to help region’s sugarcane farmers

Premium Content Free tech tool to help region’s sugarcane farmers

The new and improved Farm Economic Analysis Tool offers regional sugarcane farmers...

Farmers urged to have a coronavirus plan

Premium Content Farmers urged to have a coronavirus plan

A ‘rapidly evolving’ coronavirus situation calls for farmers to work out a ‘plan...

Boaties' fish dinner costs them thousands

Boaties' fish dinner costs them thousands

Tilapia are a no-take species and a restricted noxious fish

Heavier penalties, more crackdown on black market fishing

Heavier penalties, more crackdown on black market fishing

ANGLERS want heavier penalties to tackle black marketing.

DAF: No drought, no worries

DAF: No drought, no worries

DROUGHT dispute heats up but DAF said farmers aren't asking for help

Amazon predator threatens barra in river

Amazon predator threatens barra in river

It has the potential to wipe out millions of barramundi.

Shark fin haul has day in court

Shark fin haul has day in court

Shark fin case before court

Green plan to scrap shark nets from Coast beaches

Green plan to scrap shark nets from Coast beaches

Why environmentalists want to see shark nets pulled out

Skipper outraged red tape kept him from saving whale

Skipper outraged red tape kept him from saving whale

The whale was caught in heavy rope off the coast of Fraser Island.

CQ fisherman busted selling mud crabs on Facebook

CQ fisherman busted selling mud crabs on Facebook

Fisher sprung selling seafood over Facebook

Fire ants found on Sunshine Coast for first time

Fire ants found on Sunshine Coast for first time

Biosecurity Qld swarms as species found on Coast for first time

Residents fear horses in paddock will starve to death

Residents fear horses in paddock will starve to death

Social media storm triggers animal welfare department investigation

No ‘silver bullet’ for region’s shark issue says researcher

No ‘silver bullet’ for region’s shark issue says researcher

Govt’s own study shows aerial shark patrols only work 15% of time.

Man found with freezer full of illegally-caught fish

Man found with freezer full of illegally-caught fish

The officers found the nets strung up in the backyard