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Unique Wedding Gift Sparks Century of Breeding Success

While many of our great great grandparents would have unwrapped a nice set of pots and pans on their wedding day, one family welcomed a gift that...

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Click Go the Shears, Girls

In Australia, just three percent of the shearing industry is made up of women. Eryn Smith is a novice female shearer from the Victorian Highlands and...

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First Generation Farmers Show what it takes to Build a Modern Legacy on the Land

Most farming properties are steeped in family history, handed down from one generation to the next, but first-generation producers Adam and Jacynta...

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Ordinary Woman on an Extraordinary Mission to Save Lives in the Bush

Imagine this. An Aussie bloke walks into a country pub and orders a water - and no-one bats an eyelid. That’s the day Shanna Whan will know she’s...

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Bloody Great Gin Bringing Riverina Community Together

Tess and Jake Eaglesham are a true embodiment of their favourite saying; if you’re waiting for the right time to do something, it’s probably too...

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Mackas - Connecting Community, Cattle and Consumers

It’s a still winter's morning and the fog has engulfed Woko Station near Gloucester in NSW, the sound of the water trickling through the property’s...

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What Began as a Regional Passion Project is now Changing Lives

There aren’t many things more meaningful than a handwritten letter. For Mea Campbell, the founder of profit-for-purpose organisation, Connected AU,...

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Together Building the Future for Agricultural Marketing Since 1986

1986 can be remembered for some incredibly historical events, The Oprah Winfrey show launched in the United States, Dire Straits recorded the largest...

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#MyAPlusDay

#MyAPlusDay Winners Announced

We are excited to announce the winners from our June #MyAPlusDay photo competition. It was wonderful to see amazing photography throughout the...

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Saddler & Co; A Window into Traditional Crafts and a Thriving Future

They say to keep your work and personal life separate but for one husband and wife team, the two could not be more intertwined - and they wouldn’t...

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Legacy Lives on at Conondale Station

As Maree Duncombe surveys her beloved Charbray herd on Conondale Station, a 930-hectare property in the Queensland Sunshine Coast Hinterland, she...

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Goat The Go for Taco Tuesday's as the Demand for Goat Meat is on the Rise

Goat meat may not be up there with lamb, beef and chicken on Australian menus, but if Linda McKenzie has her way it will soon become mainstream in...

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Who Grew My Clothes? Meet the Podcaster Bringing you Women Behind Wool

Skye Manson once failed a job interview so spectacularly her future boss didn’t need to sugarcoat it. Instead, he gave her another shot and she spent...

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A Good Set of Pipes and a Bit of Grit Takes Auctioneer Far

If there’s anyone blessed with a good set of pipes, it’s Paul Dooley. The renowned seedstock auctioneer says he got lucky with a voice that doesn’t...

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No Data Left Behind: Black Box Co Changing Future for Farmers

At 30 years old Shannon Speight is just a spring chicken by the agricultural industry’s standards but when it comes to the tech world, she jokes she...

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The Mission to Bring People “Way Out West” for Beautiful Things

Resilience and pivoting are two words we have all heard a lot in the past year. If there is one rural woman who has embraced them, it is Kat Porter...

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Stud

Twin Oaks Angus Takes a Thriving Modern Approach to Breeding

After making a shift from the South Island of New Zealand to the North Island, Twin Oaks Angus Stud is thriving by taking a modern approach to...

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Stud

Maungahina Stud's Clear Vision has Stood the Test of Time

“After five generations of Maungahina, our goal still remains the same today; To breed and sell quality genetics that stand the test of time, yield...

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‘Back Yourself’ and Other Words of Wisdom from Women in Agriculture

Katie Lewis When Tessa Cameron was growing up she didn’t see women at the saleyards. Today, along with fellow livestock assessor Katie Lewis, she...

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Why a Typical Aussie Farm is Amassing Thousands of Followers

“What up farm?!” is a catchphrase that is, well, catching on and coined by West Wimmera farmer Mark Merrett whose video commentary of everyday farm...

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Queensland Family Shares Life in one of our Toughest Climates

When she was five years old Nina House’s parents scraped together every penny they had and bought the second worst block in the district. That was 38...

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No Green Grass over the Fence, Instead Retirement and Adventure Calls

Six years ago David and Jill Raff shipped their entire Angus operation from the mainland to King Island. Today, they’re packing their bags again but...

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#MyAPlusDay

#MyAPlusDay Instagram Photo Competition

Every week across Instagram we get a behind-the-scenes look at a day in the life of an Aussie in ag. Cattle dogs herding up livestock... family life...

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Life on the Land and from the Truck’s Cab

Eight years ago Alice Mabin walked into a camera shop and asked for the best equipment money could buy. Was she a professional photographer? Not even...

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Scholarship Sets Young Gun Apart in the Sheep Industry

Austin Grace lives by the motto ‘you can work as hard as you want during the day but it’s what you do in your own time that sets you apart.’ The wise...

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Four-legged Workmates the Missing Piece to Pilbara Puzzle

Eight years ago Aticia (Teesh) Grey admits she didn’t know the first thing about working dogs. A loyal blue cattle dog was her only canine companion...

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Mounted Police’s Loss was Agricultural Industry’s Gain

If you see Teeah Bungey riding down the streets of Sydney one day with the Mounted Police, you’ll know she’s finally giving her teenage career...

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How Georgie Mann is using Photography to Show the World the Real Australia

Rural life awakens in front of Georgie Mann’s camera lens, a storytelling device that’s turning the focus towards inland Australia instead of just...

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#BuyFromTheBush

MARY & ME

From the sidelines of the football field to the office and beyond I can only describe Mary & Me as a little bit of MARY & a whole lot of ME! As far...

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#BuyFromTheBush

Bec McKenzie: Never be Left Stranded Again

Bec McKenzie reckons tight wheel nuts, roadside angst and stubbornly flat tyres are thing of the past with a whiz-bang kit that will have your tyres...

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#Beef2021

Australia's First Brahman Stud sells Wairuna Bull to the Next Generation

Last week at Beef Australia, a successful outcome saw Sharon Atkinson of Wairuna Brahmans sell bull Wairuna Zulu to Alex Tzioutzias of Orea Brahmans...

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#BuyFromTheBush

Rhythm First Aid: Providing Safer Futures

Rhythm First Aid was born from a community need, Director, Nicole Gleeson’s love of education, sharing her knowledge and experience with the...

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Four Daughters Driving Innovation in the Beef Industry

In 2020 as the coronavirus turned the world on its head, one Western Queensland family was left scrambling. Beef producers Karen and Dan Penfold had...

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#Beef2021

WATCH: Luke Chandler - Managing Director of John Deere

Managing Director for John Deere Luke Chandler caught up with Ed Gannon from The Weekly Times to discuss the optimistic outlook on the agricultural...

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#Beef2021

Building the Future of Beef: Next Generation Forum at Beef Australia

At Beef Australia, AuctionsPlus hosted the Next Generation Forum where key industry representatives and future leaders came together to unpack how to...

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#Beef2021

WATCH: The Beef Brekkie Show with David Goodfellow, Bruce King & Kerry McGowan

On the final day of The Beef Brekkie Show we are discussing 'Investment in Agriculture' with David Goodfellow - General Manager of CBRE, Bruce King -...

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#Beef2021

WATCH: Mark Allison - Elders

Ed Gannon from The Weekly Times caught up with the Managing Director and CEO Mark Allison from Elders to discuss the current position in Australia...

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#Beef2021

Listen to our Beef Australia Singer on Spotify: Daniel Barrett Raw n Acoustic

From Echuca NSW, Daniel Barrett was selected as our unsigned artist to perform throughout the week at Beef Australia. “For the first time ever I was...

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#Beef2021

WATCH: Rob Clayton - Managing Director of Nutrien Ag Solutions

Managing director of Nutrien Ag Solutions Rob Clayton caught up with James Wagstaff from the Weekly Times to discuss the future outlooks on the beef...

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#Beef2021

WATCH: Mark Bennett - Head of Agribusiness at ANZ

James Wagstaff from The Weekly Times catches up with Head of Agribusiness at ANZ Mark Bennett at Beef Australia. Mark discusses the challenges and...

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#Beef2021

WATCH: Matt Dalgleish - Thomas Elders Markets

Matt Dalgleish from Thomas Elders Markets caught up with James Wagstaff from The Weekly Times at Beef Australia to discuss the current state of the...

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#Beef2021

WATCH: The Beef Brekkie Show with Rozzie O'Reilly & Luke Evans

Today on The Beef Brekkie Show Oli is joined by Luke Evans - a cattle manager for a large family-owned operation in Northern Australia, and Rozzie...

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#Beef2021

WATCH: The Beef Brekkie Show with Olivia Lawson and Geoff Pearson

It's Day 3 of The Beef Brekkie Show and our guests this morning are Olivia Lawson from Paringa Livestock Genetics and Western Australian producer...

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#Beef2021

WATCH: Fiona Simson - National Farmers Federation

National Farmers Federation President Fiona Simson caught up with James Wagstaff from The Weekly Times at Beef Australia to discuss leadership,...

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#Beef2021

WATCH: Bruce King - CEO Regional Investment Corporation

CEO of Regional Investment Corporation Bruce King caught up with James Wagstaff of The Weekly Times at the AuctionsPlus stand while at Beef 2021 to...

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#Beef2021

WATCH: The Beef Brekkie Show with Anna Speer, Ryan Olive & Charlie Perry

On Day 2 of The Beef Brekkie Show we are joined by Ryan Olive - Rabobank Young Beef Ambassador Award Winner, Anna Speer - Director of Agribusiness...

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#Beef2021

WATCH: Andy Penn - Telstra CEO

Chief Executive of Telstra Andy Penn is excited to be in Rockhampton at Beef Week for the opportunity to invest a further $150 million in a range of...

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#Beef2021

WATCH: Alison Meagher- Butcher Girl

Livestock Editor from The Weekly Times Maddie Stuchbery caught up with the founder of the Butcher Girl Alison Meagher. The inspiration behind Butcher...

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#Beef2021

WATCH: Sonia Bennetto - Charters Towers Deputy Mayor

Producer and Deputy Mayor of Charters Towers Sonia Bennetto talks about the sustainability of the cattle industry and the growth into the future. ...

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#Beef2021

WATCH: Charlie Perry - Trent Bridge Wagyu

Livestock Editor from The Weekly Times Maddie Stuchbery caught up with Charlie Perry from Trent Bridge Wagyu who spoke about the challenges and...

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#Beef2021

You can Learn Something from Everyone: Young Judge Ruby Canning

Today we were delighted to chat with Ruby Canning from Outcross, who is also a judge here at Beef Australia. Ruby is excited to be judging not only...

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#Beef2021

Meeting Prime Minister Scott Morrison at Beef Australia

On Monday, some of the AuctionsPlus team had the pleasure of meeting Prime Minister Scott Morrison during his visit to Beef Australia. Angus Street...

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#Beef2021

WATCH: The Beef Brekkie Show with Jason Strong, David Hill & Angus Street

AuctionsPlus has teamed up with The Weekly Times to bring you The Beef Brekkie Show during Beef Australia 2021.  Presented live from the AuctionsPlus...

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#Beef2021

WATCH: Hon David Littleproud MP - Minister for Agriculture

The Hon David Littleproud MP - Minister for Agriculture - caught up with James Wagstaff from The Weekly Times at the AuctionsPlus pavilion during...

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#BuyFromTheBush

Meet our Buy from the Bush Suppliers for Beef Australia

Over the last few weeks, we have been speaking to our suppliers for Beef Week from ‘Buy From the Bush’. Each business will be featured at our stand...

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#Beef2021

WATCH: Michael Vacy-Lyle - Group Executive of Commonwealth Bank

James Wagstaff from The Weekly Times caught up with Michael Vacy-Lyle, Group Executive of Commonwealth Bank Business Banking at Beef Australia to...

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#Beef2021

Ascot Cattle Co : Beef Australia Stud Cattle & Genetics Auction

With Beef Week right around the corner, we caught up with Jim and Jackie Wedge to discuss the Inaugural Beef Australia Stud Cattle and Genetics...

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#BuyFromTheBush

Good Going Out Cutlery: Turning the Humble Spoon into Something Special

As Dad always says, “to quote Kenny Rogers, there’s someone for everyone”, we take that same approach (whilst listening to basically that exact...

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From Banking to Burpees, Active Farmers’ Founder Shares Love for Fitness

Farmers across the country are heading into their nearest town once a week but it’s not for a beer. Instead, they’re busting out the exercise gear...

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Zanda McDonald Award Winner Shares Adventures Ahead

As a young uni student, someone once told Rozzie O’Reilly not to miss any opportunity that comes her way. Get rejected? Pick yourself up and throw...

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#Beef2021

Ellendale Simmentals: Beef Australia Stud Cattle & Genetics Auction

In the lead up to Beef Week, we spoke to a regular Beef Week attender Julie Pocock who has been attending the event since 1997. The family run...

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Selling Online Before the Internet: AuctionsPlus Founder Howard Gardner

No one ever threw anything at Howard Gardner in the 1980s but he reckons he came close. After all, he was pitching to producers what he admits was a...

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#BuyFromTheBush

Beautifully Curated Handmade Designs - Miss Mollee Designs

Jenny Mapstone is a farmer's daughter from Narrabri, NSW. The family property, "Mollee" is the inspiration for her brand. The farm grows cotton,...

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#Beef2021

Rhys and Amy Innes: Beef Australia Stud Cattle & Genetics Auction

This week we spoke to Rhys and Amy Innes regarding the Inaugural Beef Australia Stud Cattle and Genetics Auction in the lead up to #Beef2021. Rhys...

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Foodbank

Grain Donations Helping our Regions

As the 20/21 harvest season becomes a distant memory, Foodbank is putting their hand up to work with growers and traders from across the country to...

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Ange Shares Life as an Artificial Insemination Technician

Ange Wilson has spent almost 20 years with her arm somewhere she jokes her former ‘office girl’ self could never have imagined - but the artificial...

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AgriFutures

Leading the Herd to Water

Elisha Parker has a lot on her ever-expanding plate. A wearer of many hats, Elisha is the co-founder of Cattlesales.com.au, a national cattle...

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#Beef2021

Sunnyside Brahmans: Beef Australia Stud Cattle & Genetics Auction

Mitchell and Hanna with kids Macy and Dallas In the lead up to #Beef2021, we caught up with Mitchell and Hanna Redding to discuss the Inaugural Beef...

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A few days turns into Forty Years of Farming within the Merino Industry

In her early 20’s Lynley Anderson returned from an overseas adventure to give her parents a hand on the family property near Kojonup, WA. A few weeks...

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#Beef2021

Daniel Barrett Music: Unsigned Artist Winner

We are incredibly excited to announce that AuctionsPlus has found our Unsigned Artist and will be bringing Daniel Barrett to Beef Australia with us...

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#Beef2021

Oakvale Square Meaters: Beef Australia Stud & Genetics Auction

Gary and Heather Sewell have been operating their stud Oakvale Square Meaters for nearly twenty years. Gary is excited to get back to Beef this year...

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Twenty Years of Hard Work brings Dream to Life for Gilmore Family

At the ripe old age of 12, Graham Gilmore felt he might just have experienced the proudest moment of his life. He’d shown the champion Dorset Horn...

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#Beef2021

Marty Rowlands of KBV Simmentals: 20 Years Producing & Beef Australia

Marty Rowlands has been a producer for the past 20 years, with Beef Australia his main focus every 3 years. Having stock for sale at every Beef...

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AgriFutures

The Untapped Potential of the Humble Working Dog

Kelly Barnes’ love for dogs and personal experience living with chronic pain and mental health have led her to develop Mates Working Dog School – a...

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It's Been Raining Cats and Dogs!

These last few weeks you would certainly be forgiven for saying that it has been raining cats and dogs. With massive rainfall events happening over...

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Some of the Best

This week we celebrate some of the best with a collection of happy snaps from around rural Australia. From herding cattle on horseback, to counting...

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Foodbank

Food relief provides much-needed help to every day Aussies

In normal times, Foodbank provides essential food and grocery relief to more than 815,000 people across Australia every month who are experiencing...

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AgriFutures

Artisan Sheep Milk Dairy Produces Award Winning Cheese

Award-winning artisan cheese makers Cressida and Michael Cains live and work on their family property; 200-acres of lush, rolling hills in Robertson,...

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Passing on Wise Words, 40 years of experience & a Thriving Vet Clinic

He might not be a big talker but Bill Graham has passed on some pearls of wisdom to son Tom over the years. ‘Head down, bum up’ rates up there with...

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#ThankAFarmerForYourNextMeal

Here's to Strong Women: International Women’s Day

With International Women’s Day taking place earlier in the week we thought it’d be a great opportunity to share with you some of the great captures...

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‘He Who Panics Last Wins’ Guides Young Auctioneer to Glory

A good mate and childhood mentor once told a young Liam Kirkwood that ‘he who panics last wins’. Liam admits it took him a while to figure out what...

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#Beef2021

We're Bringing an Unsigned Artist to Beef 2021!

AuctionsPlus is proud to be partnering with Beef Australia to deliver Beef 2021! From the 2-8th May 2021, the AuctionsPlus marquee will host...

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AgriFutures

Sustainable Fishing & a Love of Science

In 2020, Amy Kirke’s dedication to the ocean and its inhabitants earned her the mantle of Northern Territory AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award winner...

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#BuyFromTheBush

Could The Bush Be... (Dare we say it)... Trending?

Pick up your favourite metro paper or magazine and chances are you’ll find stories highlighting people and businesses in the bush. Profiles on...

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#ThankAFarmerForYourNextMeal

Cream of the Crop Australia's Rural Photographers

As promised, we’d love to share with you some of what we believe are the absolute “cream of the crop” when it comes to Australia’s rural...

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#ThankAFarmerForYourNextMeal

Showcasing Australian Agriculture

Check out some of our latest posts! This week we have sheep, we have cattle, and we even have puppies... just some more of the outstanding content...

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Sam Heagney on all things Agriculture, Resilience & a Good Tweet

For a boy who grew up in Melbourne, Sam Heagney’s happy place today couldn't be any further from the suburbs. In fact, these days he says he’s never...

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#BuyFromTheBush

The Journey to Liquid Gold

Alongside her family, Kendra Kerrisk brought Brushwoods olive grove back from the brink. The result? Liquid gold. I’m a mum, a wife, a farmer, a...

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Fifth Generation Farming Family Flourishing Now and Into the Future

In a fifth generation farming family the pull to take on the business is usually pretty strong. For Frank Archer though it was more of a slow burn...

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#ThankAFarmerForYourNextMeal

Ripper Snaps

A couple of the more recent ripper snaps we’ve had the pleasure of sharing with our followers to help you get through the week! We sure do have some...

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Moving Forward: Glatz Black Angus to Rebuild after Bushfires

After 25 years in the Angus stud cattle industry Ben Glatz and his family are facing their most devastating challenge yet. Last month a bushfire...

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A Stark Contrast

This week we’d like to share some amazing captures illustrating the stark contrast that has become evident over the past 12 – 18 months. It’s amazing...

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#BuyFromTheBush

A Life of Colour, Creativity and the Family Piggery

  My childhood wasn’t like that of most kids’. Mum was a single parent, she raised my sister and I while working a full-time job in town. So come the...

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Good Things Come in Threes and Beyond for Lachie and Sophie Kelly

To say things are looking pretty good for Lachie and Sophie Kelly from LSK Poll Dorset & Suffolk Studs would be a bit of an understatement. The young...

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#ThankAFarmerForYourNextMeal

Promoting Aussie Ag & Its Primary Producers

Our goal when we started Thank A Farmer For Your Next Meal was to promote Aussie Ag and it’s primary producers. A big part of our business is our...

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#BuyFromTheBush

Get the George & Co Skincare Glow

Georgina Franklin’s small-batch body scrubs, handmade with love and locally-sourced ingredients in Armidale NSW, are set to grow (and glow!) in 2021.

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The Journey to Tell 10,000 Stories

Oli Le Lievre is a young man on a mission. Each night, he dives straight into his passion project; finding and broadcasting fascinating stories of...

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Welcome to our New AuctionsPlus Website

As a loyal member of our digital community, you will have noticed that the AuctionsPlus website has a new layout, look and feel.

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