Rural firearms users stand to be among those most affected by a decision by transport company FedEx/TNT to cease the transportation of firearms, weaponry and ammunition in both its domestic and international networks.
When Anne Cooper began wool classing in Western Queensland back in the 1980s, a woman in the sheds was not a common sight.
Moving out of Australia's capital cities is in vogue but most people are not actually moving to the country, figures reveal. Instead, they are moving to satellite cities.
"The Fremantle fleece market has followed the lead of Melbourne, realising the gains experienced last Thursday," said Australian Wool Exchange (AWEX) technical director at the WWC Andrew Rickwood in his market summary at the end of the day.