HELP FOR NEW ENGLAND-NORTH WEST FARMERS
Buy a Bale, Northern Daily Leader, Namoi Valley Independent, Country Leader – rural, North West Magazine – rural, Armidale Express, Inverell Times, Guyra Argus, Moree Champion, Tenterfield Star, Walcha News, Border News – rural and Glen Innes Examiner have joined forces to help New England-North West farmers as they battle the most crippling drought in decades.
These farmers and their communities need our support right now and with your help we can make a difference. There are numerous ways you can support this fundraising drive to help New England-North West farmers.
This map shows just how devastating the lack of rain has been in the New England and North West region.
Current drought conditions in New England-North West
Source: NSW government’s Combined Drought Indicator. Red = drought; brown = drought-onset; cream = watch; light green = recovering; dark green = non-drought
Take a look at the lack of rain.
Source: Bureau of Meterology, 14 month rainfall deficiency (April 1, 2017 to May 31, 2018)