A Senate hearing is told the agency at the centre of Barnaby Joyce's controversial decentralisation scheme has convinced just eight of 170 staff to move from Canberra to Armidale.
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Citrus from the Northern Territory is allowed to be sold interstate again — after the citrus canker outbreak — but under strict protocols.
Craft brewers are on the hunt for a wild selection of ingredients that hipsters will love but most beer makers try to avoid.
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Thousands of rockmelons have been left to rot in paddocks near Geraldton on the Western Australian coast as record low prices and lost markets mean they are simply not worth picking.
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The Public Sector Union takes to the Industrial Commission claims that casual staff employed to deal with Tasmania's fruit fly crisis weren't paid for up to a month.
The first "Olympic" sterile insects reared in a high-tech factory in South Australia are about to be released into the wild to help combat Queensland fruit flies, but the program has received a mixed response from growers.