A Murray-Darling Basin community leader says the former agriculture minister originally opposed water purchases as the Queensland Government suggests there was a better deal.
Ian Rowland finds nearly sinking the triumphant Australia II on a 1980s advertising shoot is a far cry from marketing organically grown garlic.
Labor says it will push ahead with plans to set up an inquiry into the contentious taxpayer-funded water buybacks, after a request for documents was not met on Tuesday.
Former Motoring Enthusiast and unlikely senator Ricky Muir attempts a political comeback, leading the Shooters Fishers and Farmers attempt to snare a Victorian senate spot.
The election campaign has been diverted towards a controversy around water buybacks in the Murray-Darling.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison maintains Barnaby Joyce did not breach any rules when he approved a controversial water buyback deal in 2017.
Australia's oldest asylum complex, Willow Court in Tasmania's Derwent Valley, gets another lease on life with plans for a rum distillery to complement its award-winning restaurant.
From dead fish in the Murray-Darling to debates about how to power the country, the fight to win over regional voters could well determine who forms the next Federal Government.
Australia's most senior politicians have spent a week weighing into a farm trespass battle in a bid to bolster their credentials ahead of the election, but it's got little to do with wooing farmers.
Producers describe plans for a new abattoir near Port Pirie as a "complete game changer" for pastoralists, saving them thousands in freight costs.