HELP FOR SOUTHERN NSW FARMERS
Buy A Bale, Bega District News, Bombala Times, Braidwood Times, Crookwell Gazette, Goulburn Post, and the Yass Tribune have joined forces to help Southern NSW 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 Southern NSW farmers.
This map shows just how devastating the lack of rain has been in Southern NSW.
Current drought conditions in Southern NSW
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 (May 1, 2016 to April 30, 2018)
These images, taken over the past few months, show the devastation.