Opportunity goes flying past regions

OPINION: LARGE numbers of empty plane seats fly between Australian cities, robbing regional cities of connections they could have.
OPINION: LARGE numbers of empty plane seats fly between Australian cities, robbing regional cities of connections they could have.
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IT takes a lot to make a climatologist go 'wow' these days, but on May 18, there were plenty of 'wows' in the Bureau of Meteorology’s office. IT takes a lot to make a climatologist go 'wow' these days, but on May 18, there were plenty of 'wows' in the Bureau of Meteorology’s office.
THE government needs to stop commissioning endless reports into rail infrastructure and let the building begin, says Luke Fraser. THE government needs to stop commissioning endless reports into rail infrastructure and let the building begin, says Luke Fraser.
TAX depreciation measures for farmers announced in the 2015 Federal Budget will be brought forward to this year. TAX depreciation measures for farmers announced in the 2015 Federal Budget will be brought forward to this year.
THE Australian Made Campaign is teaming up with RANGEme to help give Aussie growers and manufacturers a competitive edge. THE Australian Made Campaign is teaming up with RANGEme to help give Aussie growers and manufacturers a competitive edge.
OPINION: GOVERNMENTS of all stripes talk about developing our north, with the latest effort being a $5b development fund revealed in the budget.
22 May 15 OPINION: GOVERNMENTS of all stripes talk about developing our north, with the latest effort being a $5b development fund revealed in the budget. | Kimberley region hosts rural...  | Australia stuck in superpower... 
IN the past few years, the less agriculture is mentioned in budgets the better, because any mention of ag invariably meant a budget cut.
13 May 15 IN the past few years, the less agriculture is mentioned in budgets the better, because any mention of ag invariably meant a budget cut. | Budget delivers $70m for farmers  | Ag holds its ground in budget: NFF 
HERE'S a little story about Jack and Diane. Two young farmers doing as best as they can, with help from BARNABY JOYCE.
13 May 15  14 HERE'S a little story about Jack and Diane. Two young farmers doing as best as they can, with help from BARNABY JOYCE. | Drought support comes 'at...  | Budget will test govt's... 
OPINION: SOME of the big challenges agriculture faces as an industry include unity and sustainability, says BRENT FINLAY.
13 May 15  3 OPINION: SOME of the big challenges agriculture faces as an industry include unity and sustainability, says BRENT FINLAY. | Budget will test govt's...  | Ag cracks in Abbott's 'five... 
WE don't need to love our NZ neighbours, but if we are going to borrow or do business with them then we must do our homework.
24 Apr 15 WE don't need to love our NZ neighbours, but if we are going to borrow or do business with them then we must do our homework.
VICTORIAN Premier Daniel Andrews is proceeding with the privatisation of the Port of Melbourne, and it's shaping up to be messy.
23 Apr 15 VICTORIAN Premier Daniel Andrews is proceeding with the privatisation of the Port of Melbourne, and it's shaping up to be messy. | ACCC looks at Viterra's port push  | VFF opposes southern port... 
OPINION: STEELY determination is what is required to win the GM debate, as the agricultural sector cannot allow the fear mongers to win the day.
21 Apr 15  31 OPINION: STEELY determination is what is required to win the GM debate, as the agricultural sector cannot allow the fear mongers to win the day. | Baxters' defence funded by Monsanto  | Shear lies frustrate wool industry 
OPINION: TRADE and investment agreements can be quite esoteric things until you distil them down to specific areas of benefit.
20 Apr 15  8 OPINION: TRADE and investment agreements can be quite esoteric things until you distil them down to specific areas of benefit.  | TPP trade deal needs transparency 
OPINION: ANTI-ANIMAL ag campaigns usually incite feelings of stress and dread, not confidence and victory. So what is different now?
18 Apr 15  3 OPINION: ANTI-ANIMAL ag campaigns usually incite feelings of stress and dread, not confidence and victory. So what is different now? | Shear lies frustrate wool industry 
OPINION: WHAT has just happened with the biggest trade deal Australia is likely to join in a generation?
16 Apr 15 OPINION: WHAT has just happened with the biggest trade deal Australia is likely to join in a generation?
OPINION: THE style in which Richie Benaud executed his basic cricketing craft is integral to how he became such an icon.
10 Apr 15 OPINION: THE style in which Richie Benaud executed his basic cricketing craft is integral to how he became such an icon. | Voice of cricket falls silent 
DISTANCE education via two-way radio has long been replaced by broadband internet, but there is more to do to improve the experience.
07 Apr 15  3 DISTANCE education via two-way radio has long been replaced by broadband internet, but there is more to do to improve the experience. | Lambie registers new political... 
IF I were a fruit, I wouldn't be deemed trolley-worthy. Not in a popular supermarket chain anyway.
06 Apr 15  1 IF I were a fruit, I wouldn't be deemed trolley-worthy. Not in a popular supermarket chain anyway.
IT is a remarkable piece of spin for the Harper commission to suggest consumer interests should be omnipotent in Australia's economy.
02 Apr 15 IT is a remarkable piece of spin for the Harper commission to suggest consumer interests should be omnipotent in Australia's economy. | Coles, Woolies fight 'effects test'  | Duopoly tops Harper review concerns 
LAST month Mark Latham saw Frackman at his local municipal hall, but all he found in the film was a
02 Apr 15  11 LAST month Mark Latham saw Frackman at his local municipal hall, but all he found in the film was a "fracking false alarm".
THIS alarming headline from the ABC: 'Pesticide banned worldwide still used on Australian strawberries', was shocking - but misleading.
01 Apr 15  1 THIS alarming headline from the ABC: 'Pesticide banned worldwide still used on Australian strawberries', was shocking - but misleading.

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I went into a shop and asked for a litre of milk. The assistant said 5 dollars please. I said I
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Nico, the UN's IPCC accepted satellite temperature data sets (RSS & UAH) pretty well concur that
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this climate stuff is hocus pokus. I have seen these seasonal forecasts be miles out too often.
SOUTH Australian hay exporter Balco Australia, which also has a depot at Brookton, has become the latest local company to welcome foreign investment, entering into a joint venture with Chinese feed importer Shanghai Yanhua Hi-Tech in an effort to expand its market opportunities in China.29 May 15 SOUTH Australian hay exporter Balco Australia, which also has a depot at Brookton, has become the latest local...
TIME is running out to get your entries in to win a Toyota HiLux ute courtesy of New Town Toyota and Kalamunda Toyota which have again joined forces with Farm Weekly to provide this great prize for one lucky Farm Weekly subscriber.28 May 15 TIME is running out to get your entries in to win a Toyota HiLux ute courtesy of New Town Toyota and Kalamunda...