Home // North West News // FARMERS SAY DROUGHT PACKAGE IS A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

FARMERS SAY DROUGHT PACKAGE IS A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

Yesterday’s drought assistance package announced by the state government has been met with mixed emotions.

While the much anticipated freight and fodder subsidies were not included, some farmers say it’s a good step in the right direction.

text will be replaced

About Amelia Bernasconi

avatar
Hailing from Scone in the Upper Hunter, Amelia is based at our North West bureau in Tamworth. She joined NBN News in June, 2017 and graduated with a Bachelor of Communications (Journalism) from Charles Sturt University later that year.

Check Also

COULTON TO RUN AS NATS CANDIDATE FOR PARKES

He’s already racked up a decade in the job but it’s now official – Parkes …

BUSINESSES BATTLE ON AS DROUGHT POSES PROBLEMS

The impacts of the drought are extending further than the farm gate – with local …

ROAD UPGRADES IN SIGHT FOR GUNNEDAH SHIRE

The eastern end of Rangari Road at Gunnedah could soon receive a spruce-up. Tamworth and Gunnedah …

WALCHA COUNCIL STILL SEARCHING FOR WATER SOLUTION

Walcha’s water woes have eased thanks to some welcome rain this week. But they’re not …