News Down Under

In this week's News down under we hear about the launch of a new program to combat worker exploitation.

News down Under: Land prices soar

Australian rural land prices soar as investors indicate intentions to spend

News Down Under- Farmers given more drought support

In this weeks News down under Kallee informs us Australian farmers are to receive more drought support.

News Down Under: Records tumble as Australian wagyu genetics go on sale

In this weeks Land down under we take a look at news surrounding Wagyu breeders in Australia.

Australia’s largest milk processor prosecuted over price cuts

Australia’s competition watchdog will take the country's largest milk processor to court over how it treated farmers last year.

Australian farmers question push to changed skilled migration visas.

The Australian Government is shaking up its skilled visa program, but farmers are worried it could lead to severe worker shortages in the bush.

News Down Under: Farmer fined $1m for maintaining his fence line

An Australian grazier has been ordered to pay almost $1 million for clearing a bush fire break and maintaining his fence line.

News Down Under: Australian production set to decline by $4.2bn in coming years

Kallee joins us for this week's News Down Under and a worrying report issued this week showing a forthcoming decline in Australian agricultural output in the coming years.

Australia’s wool industry “in good shape” despite criticism over governance and animal welfare

Kallee reports on whats been a big week in the Australian wool industry and what lies ahead for those involved.

News Down Under: Cutbacks affecting Aussie farmers biosecurity

Kallee is back with the popular news down under and this week biosecurity cutback are putting Australian farmers at risk.

News Down Under: Heatwave wiping out crops and livestock for Aussie farmers

Kallee reports on whats been a very hot February in Australia which has caused huge problems for farmers there.

News Down Under: New laws for Aussies deadliest piece of farm equipment

An Australian state has introduced new laws to try to curb the number of deaths on farms caused by quad bikes.

News Down Under: Military land grab puts Aussie farmers in the firing line

Farmers are facing off with the Australian military over the compulsory acquisition of thousands of acres of prime farm land.

News Down Under: Beef prices to stabilise as Australia rebuilds its herd.

Kallee Buchanan explores how the Australian beef herd is starting to fight back:

News Down Under: The Manuka Honey battle

An interesting war of words is occurring down under between New Zealand and Australia over the popular medicinal honey Manuka. Kallee Buchana has the full story.

News Down Under: Disabled Farmers returning to work after farm accidents

Australia like Ireland's farm industry has experienced accidents but unlike us many disabled farmers are returning to the industry with the help of modified tractors and smarter safety measures. Kallee Buchanan reports.