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Relief for farmers through new drought measures

Rural News

Fodder and livestock will be moved around drought stricken New South Wales easier, through $355 million in budget initiatives from the state’s government.

$185 million is being spent on-farm drought support measures, including waiving local land services, and water licence fees.

Cash flow in rural communities impacted by drought is hoped to be improved by a $170 million infrastructure package.

To find out more about what the package means for those on the land, rural reporter Eddie Summerfield spoke with New South Wales Farmers President James Jackson:

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