ABC News Regional

Season 2021

Season 2021, Episode 47

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Borders have re-opened and COVID restrictions eased but there's still uncertainty for tourism operators in Queensland. Canegrowers win a legal battle against Indian sugar subsidies. Plus a seafood favourite back on the menu.

Season 2021, Episode 46

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A new initiative aimed at addressing doctor and nurse shortages in regional areas. Flood affected communities in Qld and NSW begin the big clean-up amid insurance worries. Plus concerns about a looming major transport crisis.

Season 2021, Episode 45

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South-east Queensland has been hit with heavy rain and flooding, smashing records in some places. Gunnedah cleaning up after extensive flooding hit. Plus our allies benefitting from the trade row between Beijing and Canberra?

Season 2021, Episode 44

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A small NSW town could be cut off by floodwaters until Christmas. A COVID outbreak in Katherine puts a spotlight on overcrowded housing. Plus a Bendigo bodybuilder using everyday items at home to make a fully-functioning gym.

Season 2021, Episode 43 - Climate Special

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A look at the climate challenges and innovative solutions in regional communities. Jeremy Fernandez speaks with a beef producer about sustainable farming. We visit traditional coal mining towns preparing for a greener future.

Season 2021, Episode 42

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Heavy rain and flooding is impacting grain producers getting ready to harvest. How water allocation rules were changed to allow an investment company to develop a major fruit farm. Plus a pest is put to good use in Tasmania.

Season 2021, Episode 41

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Fruit pickers are set for a pay rise after the Fair Work Commission orders they must be paid a minimum wage. A boost to tourism as Sydneysiders can now travel to regional NSW. Plus how can goats be used to prevent bushfires?

Season 2021, Episode 40

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The Federal Government has committed Australia to reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2050 - what does this mean for rural and regional Australia? Plus the wetland that's burst back to life after years on the brink.

Season 2021, Episode 39

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The National Farmers Federation says Australian farmers will get left behind if the Federal Govt doesn't support a net zero emissions target. Plus we meet an entrepreneurial 8-year-old who has started a pet-minding business.

Season 2021, Episode 38

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As the Coalition nuts out its climate policy, we look at how it will impact regional Australia. A turn of fortune for the tiny outback town that was besieged by COVID. Backyard beekeepers help to revive the insect population.