Exporters eye prime stake in Egypt

Courier Mail, The (Brisbane), 20/03/2001, pg. 6

QUEENSLAND beef is on the menu for export buyers.

Premier Peter Beattie is poised to push Queensland beef exports when he visits Egypt next month.

Buyers from export abattoirs and feedlots yesterday paid near record prices for cattle at the Toowoomba saleyards.

Mr Beattie said he sympathised with the plight of European farmers […]

From hallowed halls to branding beef

Courier Mail, The (Brisbane), 17/01/2001, pg. 5

WHEN Queensland Rhodes Scholar Tanya Plant comes home for holidays from Oxford she spends her time mustering and branding cattle at the family beef and grain property Samarai, 30km north of Oakey.

Her love for the bush and raising cattle have led her to leave them for a time to help improve […]