Western Australia Country Hour

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Hosted by Belinda Varischetti, the presenter of the Western Australian Country Hour, the country's finest hour

Episodios

  • Western Australia Country Hour

    Western Australia Country Hour

    11/01/2021 Duración: 01h00s

    A damaged livestock ship that has been berthed in a WA port for two months has been banned from using any Australian port for two years after the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) found the lives of seafarers on board had been put at risk and it was a threat to Australia's marine environment.

  • WA Country Hour

    WA Country Hour

    07/01/2021 Duración: 01h00s

    Chinese media is reporting that Beijing has increased its 2021 import quota for Australian wool, by around 1,800 tonnes. The increase comes at a time when trade tensions between Beijing and Canberra have led to the blacklisting of several Australian commodities such as barley, wine, coal and timber.

  • WA Country Hour

    WA Country Hour

    31/12/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    A Manjimup avocado producer estimates he lost 5 per cent of next year's avocado crop during a thunderstorm on Wednesday night.

  • WA Country Hour

    WA Country Hour

    30/12/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    Industry body AusVeg has welcomed a calls from the National Farmers Federation and some states for the Federal Government to expedite the establishment of travel bubble for 22,000 Pacific Island workers who have already been pre-vetted by industry and government, to help ease the nation's labour shortage squeeze.

  • WA Country Hour

    WA Country Hour

    29/12/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    The mining industry says it will fight any move by the Federal Government to impose a one cent per litre production fuel levy, to shore up the nation's fuel security.

  • WA Country Hour

    WA Country Hour

    28/12/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    Some pastoralists in WA's Pilbara region are enjoying great December rain, providing good feed for cattle and setting up the season well.

  • Western Australia Country Hour

    Western Australia Country Hour

    24/12/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    Animal welfare charges have been laid against an Indigenous organisation, almost two years since authorities began investigating mass cattle deaths on a station in Western Austalia's Kimberley region.

  • Western Australia Country Hour

    Western Australia Country Hour

    23/12/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    It's an issue that divided the WA cattle industry four years ago and producers have been given another chance to have their say on the future management of Bovine Johne's Disease. After deregulation in 2016 and targeted surveillance earlier this year, consultation with producers around the state has shown that majority support a stricter form of disease management.

  • Western Australia Country Hour

    Western Australia Country Hour

    22/12/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    162 seasonal workers have flown into Perth from Vanuatu, which marks the official start of Western Australia re-entering the seasonal worker program. One of WA's largest table grape growers, Fruitico has managed to secure 58 of those workers.

  • Western Australia Country Hour

    Western Australia Country Hour

    21/12/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    The latest Grains industry association of WA report has revealed some surprising harvest figures for 2020. Compared to last month, the state's total harvest estimate is up over fourteen per cent, thanks to unexpected yields right across the grain growing regions.

  • WA Country Hour

    WA Country Hour

    18/12/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    A small medical cannabis company based in WA's south west is pleased that CBD medicines will now be allowed to be sold directly through pharmacies, without a doctor's prescription. Who says Aussies don't want to pick fruit? We've found some new Australians who are very happy picking fruit in the NT.

  • WA Country Hour

    WA Country Hour

    16/12/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    A proposed half-a-billion dollar zircon and titanium dioxide mine in Western Australia has been given approval to sell 50 per cent of the project to a Chinese steel producer to raise the funds needed for construction.

  • WA Country Hour

    WA Country Hour

    15/12/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    CBH has released it's end of financial year results and despite the headwinds of 2020, the grain handler is back in the black with a net operating profit of $11 million.

  • WA Country Hour

    WA Country Hour

    14/12/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    A prominent Australia-China relations expert has slammed a proposal by former Federal Resources Minister Matt Canavan to impose retaliatory tariffs on iron ore exports as "madness", as trade tensions between the two nations continue to rise.

  • Western Australia Country Hour

    Western Australia Country Hour

    11/12/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    Geraldton Fisherman's Co-Operative and Woolworths have struck a deal to supply Australians with Western Rock Lobster this summer. About thirty five tonnes of lobster will be cooked, chilled and sold in supermarkets across the nation for twenty dollars each.

  • Western Australia Country Hour

    Western Australia Country Hour

    10/12/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    Exposure to China is a dangerous thing for Australian exporters these days following a bruising few months in which several trades have been hit with major strikes. It's that risk that sits at the heart of a State Government decision to hand out more than $800, 000 in grants to trade-exposed agricultural businesses looking to diversify into new export markets.

  • Western Australia Country Hour

    Western Australia Country Hour

    09/12/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    Swan Valley table grape growers believe they should be compensated for the work they do in maintaining the aesthetics of the region, that attracts hundreds of millions of dollars for the tourism industry every year. Some growers said the new Swan Valley planning bill, which passed parliament last week, is much of the same, restricting some landowners from subdividing in the hope the paddocks of lush, green vines will be maintained to support tourism.

  • Western Australia Country Hour

    Western Australia Country Hour

    08/12/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    Major supermarkets and the food service industry are being asked to do more to support Australia's lobster industry. In recent years most rock lobsters caught in WA are exported live to China. But about five weeks ago China suddenly imposed strict inspection protocols on Australian lobsters, bringing the trade has halted. Seafood Industry Australia said it is looking at all sorts of ways to sell lobsters.

  • Western Australia Country Hour

    Western Australia Country Hour

    07/12/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    The state's main grain handler the CBH Group now has 11.4 million tonnes of grain in the bin and could still be looking at a total harvest of 14 million tonnes.

  • Western Australia Country Hour

    Western Australia Country Hour

    04/12/2020 Duración: 01h00s

    The grain harvest has really cranked up a notch this week with this morning's figures showing the state's main grain handler CBH now has almost 10.5 million tonnes of grain in the bin. The season hasn't been without its drama ... there has been quite a few rain delays, so a bit stop start in some regions and yesterday at Badgingarra, about 200 kilometres south of Geraldton, there was a header fire.

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