Longreach shearing contractor Raelene Bowden has isolated herself and her team of 15 as her way of managing the new protocols brought in to manage the spread of COVID-19 in the shearing industry.
WHEN Vic Breeding took up the manager's job at Teetulpa Station near Yunta in 1962, it was to be the start of an unshakeable bond with the McBride family spanning three generations.
but as it celebrates its centenary it remains a dominant force as the nation's fourth largest woolgrower.
Australian Wool Innovation chairman Colette Garnsey has written to grower shareholders to update them on how the company is dealing with coronavirus.
AWEX has bowed to pressure and will defer its push to add a new non-mulesed category on the National Wool Declaration.
Carrying on a rich tradition of excelling with sheep and tourism in a region many would call harsh, Pandurra Station's Bruce and Julie Nutt, via Port Augusta, consider themselves lucky to live in the area.