PM heading to dry bush

PRIME Minister Tony Abbott will tour drought-affected areas of New South Wales and Queensland today to see the impacts of the drought.

He has signalled the government will expand its

relief program for farmers, who have been battling worsening drought conditions.

Joining him will be Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce, who has been publicly lobbying for more drought assistance for farmers.


Lack of water forces expo cancellation

Lack of water forces expo cancellation

It was a mutual agreement to postpone due to drought conditions

Community supports family after father-of-three loses battle

Community supports family after father-of-three loses battle

His family are "absolutely shattered”.

Motorist saves wildlife from traffic, loads ute with turtles

Motorist saves wildlife from traffic, loads ute with turtles

He pulled over when he saw them heading for oncoming traffic