Australia's largest cattle company AACo, has announced it will mothball its abattoir outside of Darwin

Sophie Downs Station near Halls Creek sends up to 200 cattle to Darwin for slaughter towards the end of every season and is disappointed with AACo's decision to close its abattoir

Jack Burton from the Kimberly Meat Company, located halfway between Broome and Derby, said AACo's decision is and indictment on corporatisation and a lesson "that too big might not be too good sometimes" He said his business is a family business, nimble and agile and has a long term future in the Kimberley

Ross Woodhouse was helping back-burn bluegums near his property at Karridale, just south of Alexandra Bridge, when a fire jumped a decent width break line. He said he was fortunate emergency services responded so quickly

Fruit growers are bracing themselves for the prospect of paying casual workers overtime. The industry said it can not afford any more cost increases

The company looking to build a mega-prawn farm on Legune Station near the WA/NT border, has lured in some investment from a major Japanese Seafood Company.