DOMESTIC NEWS SOURCES



Who: ABC Rural is broadcasted at a local, state and national level via ABC Local, Radio National, News24 and internationally via digital radio and Radio Australia.
What: ABC Rural Online (a digital space) has a dedicated sheep section online, which draws from various ABC sources, including state-based Country Hour's and Landline.
Where: Online, Radio, Podcasts, Newsletter subscription online and RSS feeds.
Cost: Free
More: The ABC began specialising in rural broadcasting in 1945. The Country Hour has been officially recognised as being Australia's longest running radio program.


Who: Farm Online is a network of agricultural papers owned by Fairfax Agricultural Media
What: The state-based publications under the banner include The North Queensland Register, The Queensland Country Life, The Land, Stock & Land, Stock Journal and Farm Weekly (see below).
Where: Online
Cost: See below.
More: See below.

Who: The Land, based in North Richmond, has a dedicated Sheep news and markets section.
Where: Online, Paid circulation (NSW), and App available.
Cost: Free (Online and App), $3.60 (Circulation), $182.60 (52 Weeks print copy by post, with free iPhone and iPad edition), $182.60 (eEdition only)
When: Circulation on Thursdays
More: First published 1911

Who: Stock & Land is distributed across Victoria, southern NSW, southeastern South Australia and Tasmania.
Where: Online, Paid circulation, and App available.
Cost: Free (Online and App), $2.10 each (Circulation), $103.30 (52 Weeks print copy by post, with free eEdition), $103.30 (eEdition only)
When: Circulation on Thursdays
More: First published 1914

Who: Stock Journal is based in South Australia.
Where: Online, Paid circulation (SA) and App available.
Cost: Free (Online and App), $3.20 each (Circulation), $168.80 (52 Weeks print copy by post, with free eEdition), $168.80 (eEdition only)
When: Circulation on Thursdays
More: First published 1904

Who: Based in Western Australia and owned by Fairfax Media. 
Where: Online, Paid circulation (WA) and App available.
Cost: Free (Online), $3.60 each (Circulation), $184.60 (52 Weeks print copy by post, with free eEdition), $184.60 (eEdition only)
When: Circulation on Thursdays
More: First published 1922


Who: The North Queensland Register is based in Townsville, QLD is the agricultural newspaper representing remote North Queensland, the Northern Territory and the Kimberley.
Where: Online, Paid circulation (QLD), and App available.
Cost: Free (Online and App), $1.50 each (Circulation),$75.60 (49 Weeks print copy by post, with free eReader), $70.60 (eEdition only)
When: Circulation on Thursdays
More: First published 1891


Who: Queensland Country Life is a Northern Australia agricultural newspaper.
Where: Online, Paid circulation (QLD) and App available.
Cost: Free (Online and App), $3.60 each (Circulation), $182.80 52 Weeks print copy by post, with free eEdition), $182.80 (eEdition only)
When: Circulation on Thursdays
More: First published 1935


Who: The Weekly Times is part of Herald Weekly Times (division of News Limited).
Where: Online and circulation
Cost: Free (Online), $3.60 each (Circulation), $114 (52 weeks print copy by post, Victoria and Riverina), $124 (52 weeks print copy by post, interstate).
When: Circulation on Wednesdays.
More: First published 1869.


Who: The Countryman team reports on the latest news from across regional Western Australia
Where: Online, Paid circulation (WA).
Cost: Free (Online), circulated newspaper unknown.
When: Circulation on Thursdays
More: The paper has been serving rural communities across WA for over 125 years (1885).


Who: Online news platform for agriculture and agribusiness established by IMC – Integrated Marketing Communications, Sydney, and Digital Impact Productions, Albury, in 2011.
What: Weekly news and innovation reports in high-resolution video wrapping up cross-industry news highlights in less than 10 minutes. 
Where: Online and direct to subscriber desktops, laptops, tablets and mobile phones, 
Cost: Free
More: Provides a wrap up of news through video! And is based in a regional centre.


Who: Based in Albury, Seedstock Central focuses on keeping seedstock producers up to date with the latest industry news.
Where: Online
Cost: Free (Online)
More: Seedstock Central has a dedicated sheep news section as well as an area for sale videos and documentaries. 


Who: Sheep Central is independently owned and produced by Jon Condon and James Nason.
What: Sheep Central is a free online news and market intelligence service. 
Where: Free online
Cost: Free
More: Sheep Central is dedicated to sheepmeat and wool news in Australia, and concentrates on markets, lamb production, wool production, processing and trades.


Who: Dairy News Australia is an Independent online publication, run by RNG Publishing, a New Zealand firm.
What: Dairy News Australian delivers news and information to dairy farmers nationwide. There is news updated online of a monthly publication available for viewing.
Where: Online
Cost: Free online, or $100 for 11 printed publications per year.
More: Sheep Central is dedicated to sheepmeat and wool news in Australia, and concentrates on markets, lamb production, wool production, processing and trades.


Who: Acres Australia is an independent, family-owned, National newspaper of sustainable Agriculture and is published by Independent Rural Publishers.
What: Acres focuses on organic and biodynamic industry news & marketing and sustainable farming issues, on-farm stories, soil science, land care, health, ecology, profiles and international news.
Where: Online and Print.
Cost: $26 Digital Pass, or $16 for 2 printed publications.
More: Acres covers an array of topics, including business and succession planning and internships.


Who: Farmer Magazine is a digital monthly publication for all farmers and agriculturalists.
What: Each issue will be jam packed full of the latest research, farming techniques, tips, tricks and videos from agricultural institutions and other specialists across the globe. Whether you’re a beef, lamb or crop farmer, producing eggs, chickens or vegetables, there will be something for everyone in Farmer Magazine.
Where: Android and iTunes
Cost: A single issue for $4.99 (non-subscription) and subscriptions for $3.99/issue, automatically renewed until cancelled ($39 annual).
More: Video guides will help demonstrate important tasks such as machinery maintenance, animal handling techniques, how to look for warning signs of possible problems arising in your operations.


Who: Over the past 60 years Kondinin Group has grown to become one of Australia’s largest independent farm improvement groups.
What: "Kondinin Group's flagship publication Farming Ahead has set the tone for the agricultural industry for the past 60 years by delivering independent research findings, equipment evaluations and agricultural information on best farming practices to its membership community."
Where: Website and printed.
Cost: Limited free content online. $330 (digital single user membership), $595 (digital multi user membership), $385 (print and digital single user membership), $715 (print and digital multi user membership).
More: According to the National Agricultural Survey, 67% of members have used the research information published in Farming Ahead to improve their farm practices and drive productivity.


Who: Leading Agriculture is a brand of Australian Farming's Future Pty Ltd.
What: Leading Agriculture is a free digital magazine celebrating the Australian Farming Industry.
Where: Website.
Cost: Free.
More: Each issue of the Leading Agriculture digital magazine is sponsored by one business keen to show their support the future of Australian agriculture.


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