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Drought stimulus welcomed, but concerns for more debt

Stimulus for drought ravaged communities is being praised by a policy expert, but he’s worried about a new loan package.

More money will be made available for local councils, as well as a cash injection for upgrading regional roads.

The Federal Government’s assistance will also allow farmers and small business to take on low-interest debt.

Rural reporter Eddie Summerfield caught up with Institute for Resilient Regions Executive Director Geoff Cockfield:

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