The Nationals and Liberals have entered into a formal alliance in opposition.
The ACCC says better information surrounding water markets will be essential in creating a solution to current market woes in the MDB.
19 of NSW's 20 water resource plans may have to be withdrawn and resubmitted to be compliment with the Basin plan, but community groups want to see what was wrong with them.
An ad for rural product comes on - be it meat, cotton or milk - and there's old farmer with a pair of overalls, a beaten up hat, a piece of straw in their mouth, clutching a pitch fork, a kelpie chasing the sheep. Sound familiar?
The government has denied the National Carp Control Plan is dead in the water, despite multiple delays, unanswered questions and the lack of an official spokesperson.
MORE than 80 rural communities will split $90 million, to fund location-based solutions to digital connectivity issues.
John Howard has warned against watering down gun laws 25 years on from the Port Arthur massacre, but rural MPs have reminded their city counterparts that guns were an essential tool for those living on the land.
The first of eight national drought research and resilience hubs has been set up for northern NSW and southern Queensland.