An estimated 75,000 backpackers working, or who have worked in Australia, could be back-paid hundreds of millions of dollars after the Federal Court ruled the so-called backpacker tax invalid.
The head of the Murray-Darling Basin Authority apologises for mistakenly publishing a report that identified farms via satellite imagery, which is now subject to investigation.
The Northern Territory produces two thirds of Australia’s total mango crop, but industry figures say the Top End’s mango sector is facing serious threats from climate change.
The Northern Territory Government backs down in its fight with the cattle industry, abandoning plans to give Aboriginal native title holders more of say on proposed sub-leasing of cattle properties.
Quad bike manufacturer Honda has described the Government’s new roll bar rules as a “ban by stealth” and says that today is a “disappointing day for farm safety”.