Good News Stories
“Good News Stories” are about sharing positive and inspiring experiences to help motivate and brighten someone’s day.
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: Green waste helps feed Australians
Lawn clippings and old palm fronds are being transformed into compost by one of Australia's largest farming organisations in an attempt to reduce its carbon footprint.
: Bumper harvest after worst drought in 70 years
A year ago farmers in the Millewa district in the remote north-west corner of Victoria battled one of the worst droughts in the region's history, but the district is making a comeback.
: WA growers to reap $6 billion payday
West Australian grain growers are set to reap more than $6 billion from this year's harvest, defying dry conditions and the spectre of a trade war.
: Innovation in rainwater harvesting
When you aren't attached to mains water and the area you farm in isn't known for high rainfall, having to capture your own water is one of the only options.
: Volunteers are vital to our climate records
For thousands of volunteer rainfall recorders across the country, it is their job to measure and record the rainfall for their region and report it back to the Bureau of Meteorology.
: Tasmanian dairy continues to grow
The dairy industry in Australia has struggled in recent years due to drought but Tasmania has bucked the trend with a record year for milk production.