Roo population explodes as demand for meat declines

WESTERN Queensland graziers are fighting a kangaroo population explosion as the roo meat export market flounders and the number of shooters declines.

AgForce says kangaroo numbers have increased by 45% per year since 2011 due to improved seasonal conditions and the death of the $23 million Russian export market.


Bushfire reported near Glen Esk

Bushfire reported near Glen Esk

People in the area may be affected by smoke

Newly planted trees stolen straight out of soil in parklands

Newly planted trees stolen straight out of soil in parklands

The group planted 35 trees for National Tree Day earlier this year.

UPDATE: Fire sweeps through estimated 3000 hectares

UPDATE: Fire sweeps through estimated 3000 hectares

The fire is still burning, now hitting an estimated 3000 hectares

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