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Canberra's spider man, Stuart Harris, has found himself in the middle of yet another new spider species discovery, this time on the Far South Coast.
After the rises and falls of recent sales, the Australian Wool Market had what could best be described as a solid, steady week. On the first selling day, most types and descriptions sold at levels very close to those achieved at the previous sale. The be
Lamb numbers lifted and there was an increase in new season lambs to 2800 and a reduction in Merino lambs. Old lambs were also in fewer numbers. The quality was good in the trade runs and there were plenty of lighter store lambs coming forward which suit
For the next two weeks, Phillip Alcorn will have his eyes glued to the sky, and the weather forecast.If there is no rain in the next two weeks, the Harden farmer's canola crop will be a write-off. "It's very serious," says Mr Alcorn, who...
The NSW Rural Fire Service is helping the community get fire ready this weekend ahead of fire season. Brigades across South Eastern NSW are giving residents a chance to chat with their firefighters to find out their level of bush fire risk, discuss risk
Canberra's spider man, Stuart Harris has found himself in the middle of yet another new spider species discovery, this time on the Far South Coast.Mr Harris led a group on a BioBlitz expedition in the Murrah Flora Reserve late last year to teach a group
The NSW Rural Fire Service is helping the community get fire ready this weekend ahead of fire season. Brigades across the Bega Valley are giving residents a chance to chat one on one with their firefighters to determine their level of bush fire risk, dis
Lovers of the Eurobodalla Coast are encouraged to have their say on its future by joining the council’s Coast and Environment Management Advisory Committee.The group will bring residents, community groups and business representatives together to help man
Amateur sleuths were out in force on Sunday on the trail of a mystery that has intrigued the Far South Coast for more than a century - the 'Bermagui Mystery'.
NSW Ambulance paramedics are reminding farmers to take safety precautions when around livestock, following several serious incidents on Saturday.Paramedics were called to a property at Narrabri at 9.30am on Saturday following reports a 54-year-old man ha
After the previous week’s steady market, where the Benchmark Eastern Market Indicator (EMI) lost only 2 cents, Week 11 saw a return to large movements, this time corrections. The tone was set early on the first day when types were quickly discounted. The
Lamb numbers eased and contained 1900 new season lambs. The quality was a little more mixed with good trade lambs limited and plenty of lighter trade and store lambs. Old lambs were very mixed and there were several good pens of heavy lambs. Merino lambs
Collectors with a lust for vintage cars descended on the cool shores of Tathra on Saturday.Tathra’s Stuart Cartwright entered his 1973 model Honda Z360, more commonly known as a “Zot” into the inagural Rockabilly Retro Rally Vintage Car Show and Shine, a
Sharing a campsite with close to 300 firefighters, long shifts and extremely steep terrain are some of the challenges Forestry Corporation firefighters are facing during their 42-day deployment to the southern end of the Elephant Hill fire in British Col
The Wallabies will leave Perth with a hollow feeling in their stomach after they squandered a 10-point lead to finish with a 23-all draw against a gallant Springboks outfit in their Rugby Championship clash. Australia were leading 20-10 after Tatafu Polo
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