Drought funding welcomed
Over half a billion dollars will be included in next week’s New South Wales state budget to help drought impacted farmers.
It’ll be broken down into money for mental health support, a range of low interest loans, a new kangaroo management plan, three new weather radars, and funding of $5 million to help councils upgrade local dirt roads.
Rural reporter Eddie Summerfield caught up with the state’s Primary Industries Minister, and peak farming body.
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