When the drought returns

With all the flooding around, it’s easy to forget that droughts will be back. The last drought in the Wambuul-Macquarie was shocking. Burrendong dam emptied quickly between 2017 and 2019, and soon after, fish and turtles were being rescued from…

River Community snubbed

Representatives of 22 groups from inland NSW wrote to the Premier in July, raising serious concerns with the government’s floodplain harvesting regulations. Both the Premier and the NSW Water Minister have refused to meet with community members. This group is…