While printers turned out their last editions of many regional newspapers last week, in the less populated parts of Queensland the presses barely had a weekend off.
After their first decent rains following a decade of drought, farmers in Queensland’s west are now watching helplessly as green pastures are decimated by a grasshopper plague. Nicole Bond reports
On Valentine’s Day 2019 the sun came out after 3 weeks of torrential rain over northern Queensland. But there was no love from the people in the north west for the water they’d been praying for.