Drought News & Media

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Drought retains tight grip despite rain [PDF]

- Drought; Ministerial

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Any rainfall received in January and February had little impact on widespread drought conditions across NSW due to high temperatures and evaporation, as shown in the latest NSW Department of Primary Industries’ (DPI) State Seasonal Update.

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New Rural Support Workers for drought affected communities

- Agriculture; Drought

Two new Rural Support Workers have recently been appointed under the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Rural Resilience Program to support farming communities across the Far West and Northern Tablelands Regions.