Victorian avocado production on the rise, Victorian Country Hour

Victorian avocado production is at a record high as demand for the fruit peaks around the country. While smashed avocado on toast is now a staple in Australian cafe culture, the fad has led to bizarre creations like the 'Avolatte'.…

Mutton still hard to source, ABC Rural Country Hour

Australian mutton is at record prices this year, reaching 515 cents per kilo around the country. But despite the steady price rise, consumer demand for the meat remains low. I went on my own mutton search around Melbourne and found one…

Interview with Shepparton Mayor for ABC Rural’s Victorian Country Hour

The Inland Rail project is the centrepiece of the 2017/18 Federal Budget, with $8.4 billion of funding set aside to complete the long-awaited Melbourne to Brisbane freight train route. But there is still some uncertainty about the Victorian section of the track and whether…