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Western Australia Country Hour

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Hosted by Belinda Varischetti, the WA Country Hour - the country's finest hour

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After years of lobbying, the Australian seafood industry has a new national peak body to advocate for the $2.8 billion industry, but there is no West Australian representative An Albany-based commercial fisherman wants WA Fisheries Minister Dave Kelly to fund an independent study on current stock levels of salmon A 300 gram Tiger Leader Prawn...

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World's largest beef exporter Brazil has seen its image destroyed with allegations meat plants have exported tainted, potentially rotten meat Independent MP Andrew Wilkie introduces his fourth bill into Federal Parliament calling for an end to the live export trade Wine grape yields have doubled at some south west vineyards due to higher ground...

Volunteer group Blaze Aid will re-erect 50 kilometres of fencing to help farmers in southern Western Australia with flood recovery Approximately half of global lithium supply will come from the South West WA under a plan to expand a lithium mine in Greenbushes Zinc and copper company Venturex Resources to start construction on its Sulphur...

New West Australian Minister for Agriculture and Food Alannah MacTiernan says she will have a specific focus on science and R&D in the role and Ord Irrigation Scheme chairman Devid Menzel says he's pleased Ms MacTiernan will be taking on the ag portfolio A pearling company is trialling edible oysters off the Karratha coast in a new industry...