If you’ve been living under a rock for the past week you may not yet know about the controversy surrounding an interactive map that implies farmers and other agricultural businesses are involved with animal cruelty.
Organisations have called for the Aussie Farms map to be taken down and to be stripped of its charity status.
Many farmers the Western Magazine have spoken to a worried this could lead to illegal trespass on their properties considering the map allows for people to submit, photos and videos of their farms.
On a lighter note, the rainfall last Sunday was a welcome relief to Ben Goatcher whose video of him running in the rain with a beer in his hand went completely viral on social media.
Take a look below at the stories making the rounds this week.
Aussie Farms map has a sinister agenda, says central west farmer:
Central west cattle farmer John Richard is annoyed and concerned after finding out his property is on the Aussie Farms map.
Central west dairy farmer says Aussie Farms map a 'toolkit for terror':
The Aussie Farms map is a toolkit for terrorism and needs to be taken down, says central west, NSW, farmer Erika Chesworth.
See why Ben’s rain run has gone viral:
While everyone across the region was rejoicing on Sunday night when a storm made its way in, no-one looked quite as impressed with the shower than Dubbo’s Ben Goatcher.
Parkes Elvis Festival a loved event by Canberra local:
A group of friends from across Australia have been getting all shook up at the Parkes Elvis Festival for a total of nine years.
Public deserve the truth:
Stock and station agent and columnist Bill Tatt discusses a export article, summer storms, cattle sales and more.