Andrew Hennell

Although originally from Sydney, spending most of his school holidays on a mixed-enterprise family farm near Walla Walla NSW inspired a passion for rural life. He’s since lived in Wagga Wagga, in Canberra, and now on a property just outside Yass NSW. Always keeping a keen interest in rural life and farming, Andrew’s work career has spanned public relations, journalism and photography for a wide range of clients and employers.

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Deni Ute Muster, 2016

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 …

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Farming in Australia – a backpacker video

Keith Urban, Canberra

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. The RIPCORD album continues Urban’s decade-plus of top ten hits, cementing him as the artist with the longest …

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

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 …

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