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Young people in agriculture and what they think is important

At the current time, the average age of an Australian farmer is 58 years old. As Australia’s farming population begins to age, there appears to be a deficit in the number of youth stepping in to fill the gaps.

 

Since the 1980’s, the population of Australian famers has gone down by 40%, leading many to wonder […]

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Five ways to ensure the safety of yourself and your crew

One of the most important things for having a safe day on the water, especially if you are taking guests, is preparation. These five tips will ensure that everyone understands what to do when something goes wrong and that you have the right equipment to deal with a problem.
Create a Float Plan
Although a lot of […]

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Australia Set for Record Harvest

Ending the year on a high, the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) has released its forecast for the season and it shows Australia is on track to record its largest grain harvest ever.

The revelation comes at the end of a year which ABARES has described as being generally favourable to […]

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7 things to consider when buying a boat

If you are in the market for a boat, you may be a bit overwhelmed by the sheer amount of things to consider. Luckily for you this article is here to reveal a few details that you definitely don’t want to miss.

Type of Boat

Although you probably already have something in mind, you should spend […]

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Super Tankers: The Wonders of the Sea

There are some engineering wonders of the world that you inevitably know; structures like the Sydney Opera House, The Empire State Building, the Channel Tunnel and the Suez Canal. But how well do you know the super tanker, one of the most impressive examples of maritime engineering the world has ever seen?

Designed to carry oil […]

Marine|

Community Support: Cocktails For A Cure 2017

We here at OilCorp are proud to be supporting the Cocktails for a Cure Charity Night raising funds for Ovarian Cancer Research at the Mater Foundation. Come join us on Saturday 4 February 2017 at 6pm until 12.30am at Jimbour House. For all the information about the night, check out the Cocktails for a Cure Facebook […]

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OilCorp partners with Marina’s Edge at the Hope Harbour precinct

OilCorp’s Marine Fuelling Services partner with Marinas Edge located within the Hope Harbour Marina precinct.

For years OilCorp has been proud to offer our quality service delivering a wide range of fuelling solutions. Now we are proud to offer our quality fuels at Marina’s Edge located at Hope Harbour so you can enjoy the water this […]

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The best ways to help farmers in drought

35 Queensland councils are drought declared as of January this year. While December saw above average rainfall in some areas, many farmers are still struggling to make ends meet in what seems like a never-ending drought.

 

At any time in Australia, a farmer somewhere is likely coping with the consequences of drought. Fields that were once […]

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How is the price of fuel in Australia calculated?

It can be difficult to understand just what your money is going towards when you visit a fuel station to fill up your car. You might be surprised to find out almost half of what you’re paying is covering taxes and expenses accrued by the fuel on its journey to the pump.  This article will […]

Fuel Industry|

What’s The Difference Between Petrol and Diesel?

Petrol and diesel are the most commonly used types of fuel in the world. This is thanks primarily to their versatility and simplicity, as well as the hard work of a long line of great thinkers who have improved, evolved and adapted the Internal Combustion Engine.

Despite their shared success and crude oil origin, in practice […]

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