Relaunch 2018

Submitted by andrew on Sun, 07/08/2018 - 04:54

We're relaunching this spring with a new format of articles focusing on Australian country music and life - hold on, it's going to be a blast! 






Triple M Country is launched

Submitted by ahennell on Wed, 01/31/2018 - 12:32
Southern Cross Austereo’s latest digital radio station Triple M Country is launching at midnight tonight. The new digital station is set to feature contemporary music by artists including Lee KernaghanKasey ChambersKeith UrbanSam HuntFlorida Georgia Line and Carrie Underwood. Kernaghan will host his own show ‘Th

An Australian Farmer's Story

Submitted by ahennell on Sun, 12/24/2017 - 09:27 A story of an Australian cattle farmers life that will give you a brief insight into what its like to live on a farm in Australia and some of the pros/cons of it. Cinematography/Editing by Jonno Kelly Filmed with a Panasonic GH4 in 4K accompanied with a DJI Ronin M stabiliser and a DJI Inspire 1 drone.

Deni Ute Muster, 2016

Submitted by ahennell on Mon, 05/22/2017 - 17:28
Flooding rains and inches of mud had no chance of slowing down the 2016 Deniliquin Ute Muster. More than 3,500 utes and 12,000 fans made their annual pilgrimage to the Deniliquin plains venue for a weekend of utes, friendship and, of course, brilliant Australian country music. Whilst parts of the state were under floodwaters, the die-hard at Deniliquin made the most of the muddy, almost swamp-like conditions. [caption id="attachment_838" align="alignnone" width="1080"]

Keith Urban, Canberra

Submitted by ahennell on Sat, 12/10/2016 - 14:50
Multi-Grammy and ARIA Award winning artist Keith Urban’s eighth studio album RIPCORD is a 13-track, heartfelt collection of songs, including "The Fighter", featuring Underwood, and is the result of collaborations with an eclectic group of Award-winning writers and co-producers. [caption id="attachment_2505" align="alignnone" width="1200"]

African refugees reinvigorating rural Mingoola in social experiment to boost ageing community - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Submitted by ahennell on Sun, 11/06/2016 - 16:22
A radical grassroots resettlement plan has transformed an ageing rural community, bringing together two groups with very different problems. In the tiny township of Mingoola, on the border of New South Wales and Queensland, local woman Julia Harpham was grappling with a common problem in rural communities.The population was in decline, enrolments at the local primary school were down and farmers could not find labo


True tales of Tasmania's wild cattle of Pelion Plains

Submitted by ahennell on Mon, 07/04/2016 - 14:24
In the 1930s it was not snakes, tigers or bushrangers that terrified people venturing into central Tasmania — it was the wild cattle of Pelion Plains. But unlike legends of big cats roaming the wilderness, the stories of aggressive beasts in the Central Highlands are firmly based in reality. Early last century, Pelion Plains, north of Lake Saint Clair in central Tasmania, was renowned for its luscious grassy plains.


Hema HN-7 GPS unit

Submitted by ahennell on Fri, 04/22/2016 - 14:45
About a year ago we decided we needed a good, high-quality GPS for our frequent trips around the state for the magazine. We needed a GPS that was easy to use, fast, clear and most importantly accurate. We do a lot of dirt roads and we don’t want to end up in trouble because a cheap GPS told us to ‘turn left’. After reviewing several units we opted for the Hema HN-7.