The reliance upon alcohol to attract visitors to country events, such as race meets and B&S balls, highlights Australia's attitudes towards drinking — but at what cost?
In Australia only about 40 per cent of autistic adults have a job, yet for one Australian pig farm a new program helping them employ people with autism has been a major boon.
The Gympie Music Muster isn't just any festival. From day one, this celebration of Australian music has been the festival that gives.
Greyhound Australia will no longer accept unaccompanied passengers under 15, upsetting parents who rely on the coaches to get their children to school.
It has been running on steam on Tasmania’s remote west coast for more than a century, now the company running the island state’s iconic Abt steam railway is training up a new generation of drivers before decades of specialist knowledge dies out.
The lure of the outback beckons for young people with a taste for adventure and unique career opportunities.
The divide between city and country is a familiar narrative, but a report into mental health needs has warned the gap for young Australians in rural areas could be worsening.
Young people are the most vulnerable as industry and the labour market undergo radical change, but meeting this challenge could just be a matter of plugging existing gaps, writes Shirley Jackson.
Young country drivers with limited driving experience are being taught 'drought driving' skills to prevent kangaroos causing serious car accidents.