Children from regional and remote Australia are not eating nearly as many vegetables as they need, researchers from Edith Cowan University have found. The study, published online by the International Journal...

Following his visit to Australia’s Northern Peninsular Area, Prime Minister Tony Abbott told the ABC’s AM program that:   I would very much counsel people in remote areas against expecting the...

The Australian government is investing $40.9 million over ten years expanding its “stores licensing scheme” to improve access to healthy food in the Northern Territory. Stores licensing, as part of...

A nationwide study, published today by Roy Morgan Research, has found that people living in rural Australia are more likely to consume alcohol and be overweight and obese. The Roy Morgan State of the Nation...

The National Australia Bank (NAB) in its latest Rural Commodities Outlook  wrap  issued on 22 December 2011 has reported that apart from the weakening global economy, there is also a very strong production...

More than $20 million in research and development funding is on offer as the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC) seeks ideas and innovations to help strengthen and diversify rural...