Consul general Long Dingbin has urged Australia to view a ‘stronger’ China as ‘an opportunity, not a threat’ and said the USA would not start a war with China — because it’s ‘always the last to join.’
Homes and businesses in the lower half of WA will be hit by blackouts this week after Western Power said its dispute with the Electrical Trades Union had forced it to cancel maintenance work.
One of the five people so far charged in relation to WA’s biggest alleged cattle duffing bust has entered a plea of not guilty in Carnarvon this morning.
CBH boss Jimmy Wilson has quit his $2 million-a-year job just months after signing a new contract, ending a month of speculation about his future at the co-op.
It was the automotive version of finding a needle in a hay stack — a 15-year mission to track down one of the first road trains to cart grain through the Great Southern more than six decades ago.
The State Government has agreed to offer WA’s crayfishing industry some further relief as it continues to adjust after sales to China, its most lucrative customer, were hit by trade tensions.
WA pastoralists have avoided paying huge rent increases of up to 400 per cent after the valuer general investigated a barrage of objections over hikes announced in 2019.
But at a total cost nearing six figures, she is concerned they will not be able to afford to bring them back for next harvest.
It will be another seven weeks before growers who lost critical labour when a flight of 140 farm workers was cancelled have the help they were banking on for harvest.
A stalwart of WA’s dairy industry will lend his voice to an upcoming review of the nation’s dairy service levy, off the back of a turbulent few years for farmers.
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WA’s biggest pork producer has been given the green light to build an artificial insemination centre at Bullsbrook, but animal activists are putting up a fight.
Ord Valley farmers have formalised their bid to expand the region’s cotton industry through the establishment of a new private company to lead the construction and operation of a Kununurra cotton gin.
The State Government has denied access to a quarantine bin near Laverton was ever blocked by roadworks after concerns were raised the State’s $10 billion agriculture industry was being put at risk.
Two people at the centre of an alleged cattle rustling syndicate face further charges.
A $1.2 billion provision for Roe 8 and 9 will remain in the Budget despite the McGowan Government’s landslide election victory handing WA Labor the power to permanently delete the road reserve.
After six days of deliberating, the jury in Jack de Belin’s trial has come to a unanimous verdict on one of the six charges the NRL star is facing.
Canola plantings have increased by more than a third this year, as farmers rejoice in an excellent start to the growing season.
Lake Argyle Resort was filled to the brim on the weekend, as more than 700 people made their way to the East Kimberley for the 2021 Lake Argyle Swim.
The Morrison Government will inject $1.3 billion into the WA economy to help upgrade roads and fund key infrastructure. SEE THE DETAILS OF EVERY PROJECT.
The Federal Government will inject more than $300 million into stopping exotic pests and diseases entering Australian farms, including African swine fever and foot and mouth disease.
A dramatic collision between two trucks has been caught on police dash cam in WA’s Wheatbelt.
Australia’s lobsters were among a suite of Australian products — including wine, barley, timber and hay — blacklisted by China amid deteriorating tensions between Beijing and Canberra.
One three-year term position is available in CBH’s District One, while one two-year term position is available in District Four.
CBH board candidates will need to watch their mouth or risk being expelled from the contest as the grain handler aims to improve the behaviour of those vying for a director’s role.
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