Rural councils battered by climate change join national call for action

Jamieson Murphy
By Jamieson Murphy
Updated October 13 2021 - 8:04am, first published October 12 2021 - 9:00pm
EFFECTS FELT: Kiama mayor and fifth-generation dairy farmer Mark Honey said climate change was already reducing the number of farmers in his region along the south coast of NSW.

REGIONAL councils already feeling the effects of climate change have joined a nationwide call for ambitious federal government targets ahead of the United Nations climate summit.


Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

National Rural Affairs reporter

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