Witnesses took photographs of a live export ship bound for Pakistan and the Middle East rocking from side-to-side before authorities intervened.
Hundreds of people, including dozens of protestors, turn out to a meeting in Mudgee to have their say on the Kepco mine, which is expected to generate more than 6.5 million tonnes of coal per year.
While there appears to be overwhelming public support for helping farmers through drought, concerns have been raised that in our rush to help we don't do more harm than good, write Neal Hughes and Steve Hatfield-Dodds.
As drought and unpredictable rain forces indebted farmers off their land, whole families are paying the price as bonded labourers in the brickmaking industry.
A new US-Mexico-Canada FTA could have ramifications for Australian farmers, a Chicago futures expert says, though to what extent depends on the USMCA's final terms.
Fruit and vegetable growers want a specialised agriculture visa to help them secure a reliable workforce, saying existing schemes are not good enough.
Does welfare for farmers reward bad farming practice? Or, should drought be viewed like other natural disasters such as bushfires and floods?
Farmers call for urgent action to ease access to drought relief payments ahead of a review into the scheme, with only 2,000 farmers receiving the payments. Another 26,500 who are eligible have not applied.
A call to use environmental water to help drought-affected farmers has been rekindled by Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack, but his own colleagues are ruling out the idea.
Parents have slogged through sleepless nights for generations and survived the exhaustion that comes with round the clock feeding. But imagine 40 little mouths that demanded feeding five times a day?