ABC Rural News
May 20th
A near-empty paddock in the Adelaide Hills doesn't look like much today, but South Australia's fresh fruit industry owes much of its success to this unassuming patch of land.
May 20th
A spike in stock theft and rural crime in Victoria is testing the patience of farmers who want tougher penalties and more powers for police to address the growing problem.
May 20th
The banking royal commission is underway again, with today the first day of a two-week session looking at how banks have treated their small business customers.
May 20th
Tree-dwelling lizards are helping scientists investigate the impact of cattle grazing on biodiversity in northern Queensland — in a project where farmers and ecologists work side by side.
May 20th
Australian farmers who have been foreclosed on then gagged by big banks hope the return of the royal commission this week will help expose misconduct in the rural banking sector.
May 20th
For some cancer patients in regional Australia, life-saving treatment is hundreds of kilometres away. The distance to treatment is one reason why cancer survival rates are lower for patients in the bush than those in the city.