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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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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True tales of Tasmania’s wild cattle of Pelion Plains

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 …

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