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The Great Train Robbery of Maryborough For decades, Maryborough, north of Brisbane, has been the proud train manufacturing hub of the state. The town was involved in constructing every set of Queensland Rail’s electric trains since they were first introduced to the fleet. But when Downer EDI lost its contract to build the next set…

Fact of the week – Australian Shiraz When it comes to maintaining the worlds’ oldest Shiraz vines, you’d expect that a small chateau in Southern France would hold the title. Far from it! In fact, Australia lays claim to have the oldest continuously producing Shiraz vineyard in the world. While other vineyards across the globe…

How You Can Help Save the Aussie Wine Industry Australia’s wine industry is facing devastating losses this Christmas. China has announced tariffs of between 100 and 200% on all exports. This will double, or even triple the price of a bottle. In fact, it will make wine so expensive that no one will buy it. Beijing claims Australia…