Tuesday, November 29, 2022



Labor’s reasons for Ag Shows funding cuts

Murray Watt, Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry has been asked for an explanation as to why the grants have been discontinued and if there is potential for any other funding for the various agricultural societies which run local shows ... "While there were many competing priorities for funding in the October Agriculture Budget, the Albanese Government's overriding priority was to strengthen Australia's biosecurity defences ...": Senator Watt.

Dorrigo Show, 25-26 November 2022

Dorrigo & Guy Fawkes Agricultural Association Inc Dorrigo Show is BACK! Bigger, Better and Brighter than Ever! There has been much detailed planning for Dorrigo’s first...

112th Circular Head Show, 26 November 2022

After a two year recess, the 112th Circular Head Show is back! The Show retains all the traditional features you expect of an agricultural show including equestrian events; wood chopping; home industries, dairy and beef cattle competition and the very popular animal nursery; culminating with the Grand Parade at 3pm.

Daylesford Show, 26 November 2022

The Daylesford Show on Saturday November 26th will again feature exhibition of the work of local people who are so proud of what they have produced in the last twelve months, or in this case three years.

Labor cuts Ag Shows funding

Labor has confirmed it is scrapping funding for the Agriculture Shows Development Grants Program. In Estimates week, Agriculture Minister Murray Watt said $14 million in funding for Ag shows was being “reprioritised”. Maranoa MP David Littleproud said Estimates had sadly proved Labor was taking even more money out of regional and rural Australia, with infrastructure funding for Ag shows now gone, including in the electorate of Maranoa.

Norco Primex celebrates

Norco Primex has bounced back after local natural disasters with a near-capacity event. More than 10,000 people attended the final day of Norco Primex 2022 on Saturday ... “We chose to go ahead late this year to ensure Norco Primex 2022 would deliver for North Coast communities": director Bruce Wright.

158th Edenhope Show! 19 November 2022

158th Edenhope Show! 19 November 2022

Coonalpyn 2022 Show report and results

An excited crowd of over 600 people attended the recent Coonalpyn & District A & H Show on October 15th. Even though there were a few light showers in the morning, everyone was keen to see what the day had to offer. Coonalpyn always welcomes patrons from far and wide, and tripled its population for the day!

Giant reward for a giant Ekka pumpkin

Entries are open for the Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) Giant Pumpkin Competition, with anyone able to get seeds delivered to them for free. The competition offers more than $3,400 in prize money, with a new bonus $1,000 for the heaviest pumpkin over a whopping 500 kilograms.

124th Eudunda Show, 13 November 2022

124th Eudunda Show, 13 November 2022

137th Alexandra Show, 12 November 2022

Alexandra Pastoral & Agricultural Association Inc. After being in a holding pattern for the last two years, the Alexandra Show is finally back and ready...

Omeo & District Show, 11-13 November 2022

Omeo & District Agricultural & Pastoral Society Inc. Victoria’s Highest Show Since 1885 is back for 2022. It kicks off with Quick Shears Friday evening 11th...

127th Dungog Show, 11-12 2022

Dungog Agricultural & Horticultural Society Dungog Show is on this year on Friday 11th November and Saturday 12th November. After having two years off due...

Serpentine Jarrahdale Food and Farm Fest, 5 November 2022

From show jumping, hacking events and carriage driving to alpacas, goats, sheep, donkeys and poultry we have the animal sections to delight all of our visitors ... The Food and Farm Pavilion, sponsored by the Peel Harvey Catchment Council, will provide you with examples, from eggs to flowers, of all that is grown in the Shire.

Port Fairy Show, 5 November 2022

Port Fairy Show, 5 November 2022

Coleraine Show, 5 November 2022

2 November 2022: The 2022 Coleraine Show has been cancelled due to adverse weather Coleraine P & A Society Join in the fun at the...

141st Bairnsdale Show, 5 November 2022

This year we have decided that the Bairnsdale Show would be a great way to bring the community together and have a little fun with the family after such a trying time. The Show will showcase everything East Gippsland has to offer and the resilience of itsgreat community.

Adelaide Hills Sandstone – Uraidla & Summertown Country Show, 6 November 2022

As the days get warmer and the evenings get longer, it must be time for the Uraidla and Summertown Country Show.

Westbury Show, 5 November 2022

The Westbury Show, Tasmania's third oldest agricultural show, will be on again at Westbury Showgrounds on Saturday 5 November 2022.

Livelighter – Canning Show, 4-5 November 2022

With almost 16,000 smiles breaking attendance records for the third year in a row, and a 97% happiness rate for attendees, the award-winning LiveLighter Canning Show is now firmly one of Perth’s premier annual community events.

145th Millicent Show, 4-6 November 2022

145th Millicent Show, 4-6 November 2022

Stock horses didn’t miss a beat as sunshine gave way to rain

Australia's own breed was out in force at the Moss Vale Australian Stock Horse Branch show at the Sugarloaf Equestrian Centre at Cobbitty, NSW. Organiser Jackie Long said the venue cannot be matched. “It is the best place to hold a show,” she said.

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