Barnaby Joyce says this 1930s plan will reduce the effects of drought. Is he right?
2018 was a year of extreme weather events world-wide — and as the fourth hottest year on record how does climate change fit into the picture?
The science behind attribution has become increasingly sophisticated over the past decade and, with increasingly stark data, relatively clear cut.
While NSW and Queensland are apparently gripped by drought, farmers are pouring billions into a taxpayer-funded drought resilience scheme.
Who will take the top job at Australia Council? Plus, no prizes for guessing who Bari Weiss is taking out for drinks when she gets to Australia.
Drought relief isn't needed by most farmers, who are prepared for drought. In fact, it discourages them from making the right decisions to achieve resilience.
The government's white paper on agricultural competitiveness is about propping up an outdated family farm model, not competition.
Unfair lending practices and a system that favours bankers over farmers is threatening rural Australia's livelihoods, says a Queensland farmer and grazier. Freelance journalist Amanda Gearing hears his story.