The recent drought assistance package from the Federal Government couldn’t have come soon enough for people in towns like Moree in northern New South Wales.
There will be loans for farmers and businesses, grants for councils and more water for the Murray Darling Basin.
The region around Moree has been under drought since 2017 and has received just 15 per cent of its average rainfall this year.
And farmers are getting desperate. As Liv Casben reports, there’s been a doubling of bores being drilled in the area.
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