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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Hema HN-7 GPS unit

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 …

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Waging war on Australia’s nastiest parasite: scientists map blowfly genome

Researchers have decoded the Australian sheep blowfly genome, adding ammunition to the battle against one of the nation’s most insidious pests. Around 2000 genes not seen before in any other organism were discovered. These genes can now be investigated as potential drug and vaccine targets. This blowfly is responsible for about $280 million in losses …

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Cotton on the Hay plains (NSW)

A great little video of the 2015 Cotton season at “Langs Crossing”, Hay NSW.

Take a Chance On Me – Landline – ABC

The people of Trundle in the central-west of New South Wales love their town. But like many small rural communities across Australia, they faced a battle for survival. After the Millennium Drought, residents came up with an innovative way to reinvigorate their community, offering $1-a-week rentals to attract new families. Recently, they opted for something …

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