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Following the surf and celebrating music, community culture, and a love of the ocean The Drop Festival took over Barnard Park during this year's Margaret River Pro surfing competition The music event marked its place in the Australian festival calendar, with big name artists who performed at five locations around the country including the South West this year. Supported by triple j and the World Surf League the 2019 line-up for The Drop featured brother-sister duo Angus and Julia Stone, electric-dance act Client Liaison, surf rock legends Hockey Dad, two-time ARIA Gold accredited The Jungle Giants and rising star Alex the Astronaut. Crowds packed into the festival HQ to check out the top Aussie talent well into the night. Event organiser and surfing legend Wayne Bartholomew (Rabbit) said surfing and music ran a parallel course in popular culture and they were a natural fit to be held during the competition. “We have the dream tour, championship tour and other huge events in Austra..

Following the surf and celebrating music, community culture, and a love of the ocean The Drop Festival took over Barnard Park during this year's Margaret River Pro surfing competition The music event marked its place in the Australian festival calendar, with big name artists who performed at five locations around the country including the South West this year. Supported by triple j and the World Surf League the 2019 line-up for The Drop featured brother-sister duo Angus and Julia Stone, electric-dance act Client Liaison, surf rock legends Hockey Dad, two-time ARIA Gold accredited The Jungle Giants and rising star Alex the Astronaut. Crowds packed into the festival HQ to check out the top Aussie talent well into the night. Event organiser and surfing legend Wayne Bartholomew (Rabbit) said surfing and music ran a parallel course in popular culture and they were a natural fit to be held during the competition. "We have the dream tour, championship tour and other huge events in Australia, why not have a great day just for the fans who are surfing and music lovers," he said. "It is a great day of surfing followed by an incredible night of live music with some of the best artists in Australia."

Music festival drops in during surf Pro | Photos

Following the surf and celebrating music, community culture, and a love of the ocean The Drop Festival took over Barnard Park during this year's Margaret River Pro surfing competition

The music event marked its place in the Australian festival calendar, with big name artists who performed at five locations around the country including the South West this year.

Supported by triple j and the World Surf League the 2019 line-up for The Drop featured brother-sister duo Angus and Julia Stone, electric-dance act Client Liaison, surf rock legends Hockey Dad, two-time ARIA Gold accredited The Jungle Giants and rising star Alex the Astronaut.

Crowds packed into the festival HQ to check out the top Aussie talent well into the night.

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Uni student’s survey aims to help boost lamb survival

Sheep producers across western NSW are being encouraged to participate in an online survey that investigates vaccination and nutritional supplementation of sheep. Former Peak Hill resident and current Charles Sturt University student, Kayla Kopp, is conducting the investigation as part of her studies. Ms Kopp's PhD at Charles Sturt's School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences is investigating the nutritional supplementation of lambing ewes and sheep producers are being asked to take part in the survey. The survey takes approximately 15 minutes and participants remain anonymous. READ ALSO: Charles Sturt students win top tertiary team at merino challenge The project is supervised Professor Michael Friend and is part of a wider body of research at the Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation, an alliance between Charles Sturt and the NSW Department of Primary Industries, that aims to improve the productivity and profitability of sheep production. “One in five lambs born in Austra..

Sheep producers across western NSW are being encouraged to participate in an online survey that investigates vaccination and nutritional supplementation of sheep. Former Peak Hill resident and current Charles Sturt University student, Kayla Kopp, is conducting the investigation as part of her studies. Ms Kopp's PhD at Charles Sturt's School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences is investigating the nutritional supplementation of lambing ewes and sheep producers are being asked to take part in the survey. The survey takes approximately 15 minutes and participants remain anonymous. READ ALSO: Charles Sturt students win top tertiary team at merino challenge The project is supervised Professor Michael Friend and is part of a wider body of research at the Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation, an alliance between Charles Sturt and the NSW Department of Primary Industries, that aims to improve the productivity and profitability of sheep production. "One in five lambs born in Australia die within days of birth, costing the industry over $1 billion each year," Professor Friend said. "Our research aims to better understand how those losses occur and to develop knowledge and tools that will help producers improve animal health and boost lamb survival." READ ALSO: Walgett's Jill Roughley, runs her property with guts and determination The survey is available online (www.surveymonkey.com/r/ lambsurvey) and sheep producers are invited to take part in the research until Saturday, August 31. Participants must be producers currently involved in the sheep industry either as farm owners or managers in NSW; must have ewes lambing on their property annually; and must have at least 50 sheep on their property. The survey builds on Miss Kopp's earlier field studies focused on nutritional supplementation and milk production. Data from the study will contribute to research on animal welfare, animal nutrition and sheep production.

Sheep producers across western NSW are being encouraged to participate in an online survey that investigates vaccination and nutritional supplementation of sheep.

Former Peak Hill resident and current Charles Sturt University student, Kayla Kopp, is conducting the investigation as part of her studies.

Ms Kopp's PhD at Charles Sturt's School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences is investigating the nutritional supplementation of lambing ewes and sheep producers are being asked to take part in the survey.

The survey takes approximately 15 minutes and participants remain anonymous.

The project is supervised Professor Michael Friend and is part of a wider body of research at the Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation, an alliance between Charles Sturt and the NSW Department of Primary Industries, that aims to improve the productivity and profitability of sheep production.

"One in five lambs born in Australia die within days of birth, costing the industry over $1 billion each year," Professor Friend said.

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Margaret River’s women in wine head to New York

Three women from the Margaret River region's wine industry have been invited to New York City for the Australian Women in Wine Awards on Tuesday September 17. Finalists from the region include Vanya Cullen – who has once again been nominated for a Winemaker of the Year award – making it the second time she has received such an accolade this year. Also nominated in the Australian Women in Wines Awards were Howard Parks marketing officer Rebecca Love and Clairault Streicker cellar door person Ulrika Larsson. Ms Love has been nominated for Marketer of the Year and Ms Larsson has been nominated for Cellar Door Person of the Year. Australian Women in Wine Awards founder and chair Jane Thomson said the depth and breadth of talent entered in the awards this year made it exceptionally difficult for their judges. “It just goes to show that after five years of operation, we are continuing to attract the very best female talent in the Australian wine community,” she said. “Theirs are excepti..

Three women from the Margaret River region's wine industry have been invited to New York City for the Australian Women in Wine Awards on Tuesday September 17. Finalists from the region include Vanya Cullen – who has once again been nominated for a Winemaker of the Year award – making it the second time she has received such an accolade this year. Also nominated in the Australian Women in Wines Awards were Howard Parks marketing officer Rebecca Love and Clairault Streicker cellar door person Ulrika Larsson. Ms Love has been nominated for Marketer of the Year and Ms Larsson has been nominated for Cellar Door Person of the Year. Australian Women in Wine Awards founder and chair Jane Thomson said the depth and breadth of talent entered in the awards this year made it exceptionally difficult for their judges. "It just goes to show that after five years of operation, we are continuing to attract the very best female talent in the Australian wine community," she said. "Theirs are exceptional stories that deserve to be told and celebrated." More than 35 Australian female wine producers have been invited to the invitation only event, which will be live streamed back to Australia via the Australian Women in Wine's Facebook page. More information on the Australian Women in Wine Awards can be found at WomeninWineAwards.com.au.

Three women from the Margaret River region's wine industry have been invited to New York City for the Australian Women in Wine Awards on Tuesday September 17.

Finalists from the region include Vanya Cullen – who has once again been nominated for a Winemaker of the Year award – making it the second time she has received such an accolade this year.

Also nominated in the Australian Women in Wines Awards were Howard Parks marketing officer Rebecca Love and Clairault Streicker cellar door person Ulrika Larsson.

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