Hundreds of farmers each week signing up for charity assistance
More than 12,000 drought impacted farmers are currently registered to receive assistance from charity Rural Aid.
The final three months of the year saw the organisation distribute nearly 10,000 large bales of hay, to 96 drought impacted regions.
To find out more, rural reporter Eddie Summerfield caught up with Rural Aid Chief Executive Sarah Hunter.
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