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Funds for drought increased
30/07/19 - Farmers and rural and regional communities will have access to increased funds available from the Future Drought Fund.
Bipartisan support for farm sector's future as Future Drought Fund passes House of Representatives
23/07/19 - The National Farmers' Federation has heralded the passing of the Future Drought Fund.
18/12/18 - ​Drought conditions in South-Eastern Australia will see the average farm cash income of broadacre farms decline by nearly $70,000 per farm.
$5 billion future drought fund​
10/12/18 - ​The Government has introduced legislation to establish a new, secure, revenue stream for drought resilience, preparedness and recovery.
ABARES Insights on the 2018 drought
06/11/18 - A new ABARES update provides a perspective on the drought.
Australia facing smallest winter crop in 10 years – Rabobank Outlook
22/10/18 - ​A combination of extreme dry weather and damaging frost will deliver Australia its smallest winter crop in 10 years, according to Rabobank.
Drought finance taskforce will further support Australian farmers
16/10/18 - ​The federal government, the National Farmers Federation and banks are working together through a new drought finance taskforce.
Farm production value remains stable despite drought
18/09/18 - ​The value of Australia’s farm production is forecast to remain relatively unchanged at $60 billion in 2018–19.
Drought drags down Australian ag sector confidence, but farm viability remains strong
04/09/18 - ​The severe drought across eastern Australia is heavily impacting sentiment in the nation’s ag sector.
Farm household allowance amended to assist during drought
27/08/18 - ​​The Coalition Government has passed legislation to amend the Farm Household Allowance to help farmers in drought.

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