The new Murray-Darling Basin compliance agency plans to have five offices located in the regions.
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.
The new website will allow researchers, farmers and investors - both local and international - to connect and collaborate.
China's aggressive trade tariffs have cost the Australian economy millions of dollars, but the damage isn't anywhere nearly as bad as originally anticipated.
Labor has accused the Morrison government of "rorting on a industrial scale" over the awarding of funding in a regional grants program
There were a handful of controversial motions voted down or withdrawn from the party's three-day federal conference.
Aussie farmers could lead the world in reducing agricultural greenhouse gases, while at the same time significantly improving their productivity, experts say.