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'Relentless' farmers continue to battle the big dry

Ten months on from when the entire state was declared in drought, patchy rainfall has provided some relief. Yet 96% of New South Wales remains drought affected, with 14.7% of the state classified as being in intense drought. For those in the worst affected areas the situation remains dire. Towns including Dubbo, Tamworth, Armidale, Cobar and Walgett are at real risk of running dry.  Read more....



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