Category: Writing

Rock Lobster The Survival Of The Fittest

Rock Lobster farming may be set to become a lot less stressful. For years the farming of Rock lobsters has had an extremely high mortality rate but the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) believe they may have found a...

Read More

Kidding Around With Goats

Sue Oldfield is a goat farmer based in Rock Bank, about half an hour west of Melbourne. Currently Mrs Oldfield has 120 mohair goats on her property and at this point that number continues to increase as the females are having...

Read More

Bio Energy An Option

Where do you think your electricity comes from? Coal, Wind, Solar? how about house hold garbage? Irena Bukhstaber from the Australian Clean Energy Council said the council hope to have a percentage of all electricity produced...

Read More

New look Heywire deadline extended

Each year young people between the ages and 16 and 22 are encouraged to showcase life outside the larger metropolitan areas. Last year marked the 10th anniversary of Heywire and some changes were made to the way in which young...

Read More

Climate Change Effects Plantation Timber

Australian plantation forests will grow under greater pressure due to climate change Michael Bataglia from the Australian Forestry Cooperative Research Centre believes that warmer dryer conditions will mean that there needs to...

Read More

Prepare for Biblical wheat plague now

It’s not a matter of ‘if’ but ‘when’ the destructive Ugandan strain of wheat rust makes it to Australia, according to an overseas researcher. Dr Carey Fowler from the Global Crop Diversity Trust...

Read More