Tag: farming

Science & Environment

The Murray’s crusaders

While the world watches and governments and scientists argue about salinity and water resources, families living at the mouth of the Murray River are working to find their own solutions.

History & Culture

Horse sense

Queensland farrier Tom Driscoll performs a service unchanged through the ages, but his tools of the trade include the best of modern technologies.


T Dimboola: outback town for better, for worse

THE DRY RIVERBED THAT that borders Riverside, Denis Elliott’s “host” farm, is sandy beneath our feet. It’s littered with driftwood and mussel shells. A bilious-green waterhole supports a few die-hard European carp. A family of wood ducks parades among exposed tree roots. “Water is only two-thirds of a river,” says farmer-turned-tourist operator Denis. “The big trees,… View Article