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Drought solutions need us to work together

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28.09.2019

The prolonged drought has made life hard for those of us living in regional and rural areas. There are towns around New South Wales that have been predicted to run out of water as soon as the end of the year.

While my town of Parkes is not in immediate danger of running dry, the situation remains extremely challenging.

Parkes has been recorded as having its lowest ever rainfall on record in recent years, and it's hitting us hard. As a canola farmer, I've been forced to mow down my fields of bright yellow canola flowers and watch it be turned into feed for my sheep.

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