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Hosted by Belinda Varischetti, the presenter of the Western Australian Country Hour, the country's finest hour

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Hosted by Belinda Varischetti, the presenter of the Western Australian Country Hour, the country's finest hour

    Western Australia Country Hour

    Western Australia Country Hour

    It's known in the agricultural world as a drench, but Ivermectin could soon be used to help the fight against Coronavirus. Researchers at Monash University have successfully used Ivermectin to kill COVID-19 in a petri dish.

    • 1 hr
    Western Australia Country Hour

    Western Australia Country Hour

    Cara Peek from Broome has won this year's WA Rural Women's Award. She founded the not-for-profit Saltwater Country and wants to develop that concept into Saltwater Academy, a rite of passage through a collective of targeted place based people centred programs celebrating the Kimberley Aboriginal pastoral industry heritage.

    • 1 hr
    Western Australia Country Hour

    Western Australia Country Hour

    The plant pest, Fall Armyworm, has been detected in the Kimberley's Ord Valley, just two months after it was first found on Australian soil more than 2000 kilometres away.

    • 1 hr
    Western Australia Country Hour

    Western Australia Country Hour

    Since the demise of the government's Australian Wheat Board twelve years ago, the grains industry has been trying to find a better way of handling so called 'industry good' functions. A solution may now have been found.

    • 1 hr
    Western Australia Country Hour

    Western Australia Country Hour

    Australia's commercial shipping industry is struggling with inconsistencies and a lack of clarity when it comes to movement of ships and their crew between states.

    • 1 hr
    Western Australia Country Hour

    Western Australia Country Hour

    President of the WA Firearms Traders Association says there's still a lot of confusion about the state government's decision to close gun shops, in yet another move to stop the spread of the coronavirus in this state.

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