$5b drought fund only part of the solution

Updated April 14 2021 - 2:29pm, first published July 12 2020 - 9:00pm
$5b drought fund only part of the solution

Recently, federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud announced up to $5 billion for a new, 10-year Future Drought Fund. I've lost count of all the inquiries, plans, and promises to deal with drought. None ever amounted to much. No one in power had the courage to ditch the ambulance-at-the-bottom-of-the-cliff approach.

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