Unemployment rate rises to 5.8 per centon 12 December, 2013
Australia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased by less than 0.1 percentage points to 5.8 per cent in November 2013, as announced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
Young adults most at risk of violent injuryon 11 December, 2013
Young people between the ages of 18 and 24 were the most likely group to have experienced some form of violence in 2012, according to a new report released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
Women lacking vital nutrientson 11 December, 2013
Women of childbearing age (16-44 years) get enough folate but not enough iodine, according to the latest figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
Further strong growth in investment housingon 11 December, 2013
The Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) says the latest housing finance figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show overall confidence in the housing market.
Aussie cotton set for R&D booston 11 December, 2013
Australia’s cotton industry will remain at the cutting edge of innovation with the announcement that Monsanto Australia will invest in a new purpose-built research facility in Toowoomba, Queensland.
Meeting global food challengeson 11 December, 2013
The world will need 70 per cent more food, as measured by calories, to feed an expected global population of 9.6 billion in 2050, according to the United Nations-sponsored World Resources Institute.
Days left to apply for ag granton 05 December, 2013
Aspiring ag’ studies students only have two weeks left to apply for Agsafe’s $5000 educational bursary competition.
Economy grows 0.6 per centon 04 December, 2013
The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures show that gross domestic product (GDP), in seasonally adjusted volume terms, grew 0.6 per cent in the September quarter of 2013.
Online learning in your paddockon 04 December, 2013
A new e-learning training platform is available for agribusiness and farmers to study a range of courses on managing carbon, soil biology, salinity and climate risk.
Rural industry training winners revealedon 03 December, 2013
Queensland’s top rural talent gathered in Brisbane recently to recognise the outstanding achievements of rural and remote practitioners in employment and training.