droughts

$5M of funding to support drought declared communities

Premium Content $5M of funding to support drought declared communities

How groups, clubs and organisations can receive a share in government funding to...

More water on the table to drive growth, jobs in the west

Premium Content More water on the table to drive growth, jobs in the west

Farmers and businesses in the central west can bid for more water to expand their...

More support for farmers facing drought, climate change

Premium Content More support for farmers facing drought, climate change

The program will double in size, equipping more farmers across the region with...

Toowoomba region is now in a ‘green drought’: councillor

Premium Content Toowoomba region is now in a ‘green drought’: councillor

Rains aren’t enough to declare the end of the current drought

Central West rain brings CQ rivers back to life

Premium Content Central West rain brings CQ rivers back to life

Rivers are flowing and dams are rising after heavy weekend falls.

Impacts of pipeline to be explored in feasibility study

Premium Content Impacts of pipeline to be explored in feasibility study

Pipeline may link Warwick to water from Wivenhoe Dam via Toowoomba.

Gracemere rainfall data breaks 119-year-old record

Premium Content Gracemere rainfall data breaks 119-year-old record

‘We’ve only ever had one dry year and then it’s followed by a good year’

Why water restrictions aren’t tighter in Emerald

Premium Content Why water restrictions aren’t tighter in Emerald

Council explains why Emerald sits on level 1 restrictions as Fairbairn Dam reaches...

CQ club struggles to stay afloat in the drought

Premium Content CQ club struggles to stay afloat in the drought

Fairbairn dam has reached an all time low.

I need a man with a gun: Farmer won’t watch cattle starve

Premium Content I need a man with a gun: Farmer won’t watch cattle starve

It’s the decision he didn’t want to make, but one farmer says it’s time to bite the...

Bouldy singer reckons he could hear grass growing after rain

Premium Content Bouldy singer reckons he could hear grass growing after rain

Bouldy fields a good dump of rain in the midst of the big dry.

Weather catastrophe predicted 100 years ago

Premium Content Weather catastrophe predicted 100 years ago

One hundred years ago, Australia was rocked by a doomsday prediction for the 17th...

’The worst I’ve ever seen it’: Inside Tungamull’s big dry

Premium Content ’The worst I’ve ever seen it’: Inside Tungamull’s big dry

In two years, “velvet green” fields have turned to dust.

Hot, dry and empty: Fairbairn hits record low

Premium Content Hot, dry and empty: Fairbairn hits record low

Water restrictions loom as Central Queenslands biggest dam hits an all time low.

Why honey on toast could become a delicacy in Australia

Premium Content Why honey on toast could become a delicacy in Australia

The effects of climate change are being felt in the honey industry, with drought...