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AUSTRALIA, IT’S TIME TO BUY ANOTHER BALE
In 2018 / 2019 over 90,000 Australians bought a bale of hay for our farmers. This allowed us to provide more than $30m worth of hay, water and financial assistance to farmers in the worst hit areas.
But the drought isn’t over, in fact our farmers are currently experiencing the worst drought in recorded history. So Australia, It’s time to Buy another Bale.
Show our farmers that we are all in this together and Buy another Bale today!
CURRENT DROUGHT SITUATION IN AUSTRALIA
NSW overview – September 2019
- Widespread drought conditions continued to affect New South Wales (NSW) during September 2019.
- Prolonged drought conditions and an unfavourable three month rainfall outlook continue to provide challenging hydrological and agronomic forward scenarios.
- The current circumstances indicate that the management of the current drought event will likely be required into 2020.
- The NSW DPI Combined Drought Indicator (CDI) shows that 97.2% of the state remains in one of the three drought categories at the end of September, with the accumulated drought duration now exceeding 18-24 months for large areas of the state since mid-2017.
Further information on the NSW seasonal update is here
QLD overview – September 2019
- As at 1 September 2019,there are a total of 33 councils and four part council areas drought declared
- . These declarations represent 66.1% of the land area of Queensland.
- There are also 23 Individual Droughted Properties (IDPs) in a further 8 Local Government Areas.
Further information on the QLD seasonal update is here