Climate

Drought Co-ordinator unsure where $50m for drought-affected farmers is going

11 October 2018

Sascha O’Sullivan, The Australian
11 October 2018

Drought Co-ordinator Major General Stephen Day has said he does not know where the approximately $50 million donated to drought-affected farmers is going.

The Drought Co-ordinator was unable to answer how many farms were affected by the drought in an interview with Alan Jones on 2GB this morning.

Farmers are enduring one of the worst droughts in living memory, having endured the driest September since rainfall records began. Crops across the country are failing, having crippling effects on farmers.

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