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04 OCT

Bushmans Helping Students With The Junior Landcare Grants!

At Bushmans we are dedicated to building a sustainable future and giving back to the community. We asked ourselves what we could do to raise awareness of the importance of water conservation, rainwater harvesting and biodiversity. We contacted Landcare and […]

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06 SEP

Spring has Sprung and The Mice Are Coming Back…

We all saw the horrendous scenes of plagues of mice coming out of Eastern Australia in the past few months. Some of the horror stories included people coming home to mice-infested houses, people being bit in hospital beds, power going […]

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28 JUL

Flash droughts have a life of their own

We often associate a decrease in or lack of rain to be the sole factor for droughts to develop. But there is another type of drought that can now be added to the drought typology – flash drought. As has […]

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08 JUL

A rain dance from September results in floods in March

In the land of extreme weather, Aussies are used to the driest of dry and the wettest of wet, particularly in recent years where we have seen a series of extreme weather events in succession. It is safe to say […]

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28 APR

Polyethylene doesn’t deserve it’s bad ‘wrap’

“Circle of Life” – that wonderful opening song from Disney’s Lion King should perhaps be played loudly around factories making polyethylene water tanks. In the same way that capturing and storing rainwater is based on the water cycle in Australia […]

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01 APR

Moody Blues characterises Australia’s weather

Australia and its climate are defined by extremes and the last couple of decades, and indeed recent years, have seen some extraordinary climate events, with the most recent summer being unusually wet and cool. This is in stark contrast to […]

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18 MAR

Time for Rainwater Tank Maintenance

We all know the value of rainwater and the golden practice of catching the raindrops when they fall. Rain harvesting is a practice that is invaluable in Australia, one of the driest continents on earth. A water tank is an […]

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03 FEB

Climate Change: A Challenge for All

According to the United Nations, climate change is the defining issue of our time, even in this time of COVID. Many of the root causes of climate change also increase the risk of future pandemics. In the past century we […]

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18 JAN

We have a winner!

We have a WINNER! Congratulations, Sandra Forrest from Beechworth! Sandra is the lucky winner of a Mitsubishi Triton UTE – the prize in Bushmans & OzPoly’s SPRING PROMOTION 2020*. Great work – congratulations to the team at Ultra Bond Wangaratta […]

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14 DEC

How To Support Australia’s Breadbasket This Summer!

As the holidays and new year approaches, it is sobering to look back on how different a country Australia is compared to this time last year. The extraordinary change to lives of millions of Australians by the COVID-19 has characterised the year […]

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