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Primary Industries

Aussie wine begins to bounce back in the US

Australian wine exports to the United States have returned to growth after more than a decade of declines.


The country café with the dusty pink doors

The small and sleepy agricultural town of Cleve in the rural heart of the Eyre Peninsula is probably the last place you’d expect to find trendy raw slices, quinoa salads and turmeric chai teas.


Mid North barn transformed into thumping music venue

The Barn at Wombat Flat has had more than a few uses in its 150-odd-year life – its walls once stored hay and machinery and sheep were once sheared on its floor. Now, it’s home to a parade of country and folk musicians and is arguably one of South Australia’s most authentic country music venues.


Mt Gambier's drones of the future

When LC Aerial started in business its owners spent weeks building their own drones, now its talented photographers are buying off the shelf to photograph and film anything from sawdust piles to Mt Gambier’s Blue Lake.