Billions wiped from Australian farm production as drought digs in

The National commodity forecaster, ABARES, finds three quarters of dairy farmers and half of all broadacre farmers will receive a lower income than they did last year because of the drought.

Billions wiped from Australian farm production as drought digs in

The National commodity forecaster, ABARES, finds three quarters of dairy farmers and half of all broadacre farmers will receive a lower income than they did last year because of the drought.

Coalition’s controversial backpacker tax could be killed by the courts

An international tax accounting company hopes to know by February if its legal challenge to the backpacker tax will see the controversial measure overturned.

Helping farmers in distress doesn’t help them be their best

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.