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9 April, 2019

Drought retains tight grip despite rain [PDF 155.5 KB]

The State continues to experience prolonged and widespread drought conditions despite some welcome rainfall in March, particularly in the east, eastern Riverina, Central and Southern Tablelands and Central West, Minister for Agriculture and Minister for Western NSW Adam Marshall said today.

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28 February, 2019

New Rural Support Workers for drought affected communities

Two new Rural Support Workers have recently been appointed under the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Rural Resilience Program to support farming communities across the Far West and Northern Tablelands Regions.

10 January, 2019

Drought conditions likely to continue across NSW

The drought conditions affecting most of the state are likely to continue into 2019, according to the NSW Department of Primary Industries’ (DPI) State Seasonal Update (SSU) for December 2018.