Drought drives push for policy reform

Mike Foley
By Mike Foley
Updated August 15 2018 - 1:32am, first published August 9 2018 - 5:30am
Malcolm Turnbull and Parkes MP Mark Coulton talk with the Miles family of "Strathmore", Trangie, NSW during the PM's recent drought "listening tour".

It’s the last thing we want to hear when so many of our farming communities are battling a big dry, but the long term scenario for southern Australia under the influence of climate change is for more frequent droughts coupled with generally hotter temperatures and less soil moisture.

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Mike Foley

Mike Foley

National rural reporter

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