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Australia's agriculture minister called Coles 'lazy' over its 10 cent drought levy on milk

Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has called Coles "lazy or at best... slippery" over its 10 cent per litre drought levy on milk, arguing the move is little more than a media stunt and "farce". More »     

'Blood bricks': How climate change is trapping Cambodians in modern slavery

As drought and unpredictable rain forces indebted farmers off their land, whole families are paying the price as bonded labourers in the brickmaking industry.

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Hayes issues Storm warning for punters

The three-time Caulfield Cup-winning trainer believes a two-year winning drought can break for the five-year-old in Saturday's $5 million feature.

Minister blasts 'slippery' Coles, tells Aldi to 'go jam it' over milk levy

Agriculture Minister David Littleproud launches a scathing attack on Coles over its handling of the 10c milk levy for ...

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Kalindi Commerford says Canberra Strikers can break AHL title drought

The Strikers have finished runners-up four times and will host their first AHL fixture in six years on Sunday.

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Australia has moved to an El NiƱo alert, and the drought is likely to continue

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Oohood out to end Guineas drought for fillies

Top filly Oohood will on Saturday look to equal the feat last achieved by Surround in 1976 - that of a filly beating the colts and geldings in Caulfield Guineas

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Guineas up for Lees with a duo of classic fillies

Newcastle-based trainer Kris Lees looks to have the key to the Thousand Guineas with his quality fillies Smart Melody and El Dorado Dreaming.

South Australia formally acknowledges drought for first time

South Australia's government formally acknowledges the drought afflicting the state for the first time, as crop production drops an estimated 2 million tonnes lower than the 10-year average.

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Drought doesn't stop Weyman from helping others get Pie in the Sky

The lush, green grass of Seiffert Oval is a far cry from Michael Weyman's drought-affected farm back in Moruya.

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Can we attribute a specific drought to climate change?

The science behind attribution has become increasingly sophisticated over the past decade and, with increasingly stark data, relatively clear ...

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ANU end 19-year title drought to claim Hockey ACT title

Peta Sutherland stood up in the shootout to give her club a 4-2 victory and their first title since 1999.

Should drought-affected farmers get a water rebate?

Livestock SA president Joe Keynes says the State Government should investigate a water rebate for pastoralists struggling with the drought.

Woolworths to implement 10 cent drought levy on milk, Coles follows suit

Following an impassioned plea by Kyogle farmer Shane Hickey and calls by the dairy industry, Woolworths adds 10 cents a litre to the price of its home brand milk, which will go directly to drought-affected dairy farmers.

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