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The Drought Ride

A CYCLING EVENT IN SUPPORT OF DROUGHT STRICKEN NSW COMMUNITIES

LATEST NEWS ON NEW SOUTH WALES DROUGHT CONDITIONS

Farmers are facing ruin across New South Wales in what some are calling the worst drought in living memory, with costs of stock feed and transport spiralling. Large swathes of eastern Australia have been in drought for periods ranging from a year to seven years, with the record dry conditions prompting calls for further federal and state measures.

The length and severity of drought conditions currently being experienced have a significant impact on businesses and particularly the country’s farmers. Over the last fourty years, the climate in Australia has been rapidly warming, resulting in an increase in extreme heat events and rainfall deficiencies. Farmers and other businesses in the region are analysing weather trends and beginning to identify ways to adapt their practices to accommodate for the changing climate.

THE DROUGHT RIDE is an intiative aimed at bringing together the cycling community in a supportive event that rides directly through some of the hardest hit landscapes and communities bringing both financial relief and a morale boosting presence. Cyclists are renowned for stepping up and offering aid and further showing their commitment through time dedicated to training in order to raise funds where needed.

STORIES FROM THE LAND

"I have lived here since 1982 and there have been some very tough times and droughts, but this is by far the worst I have ever seen our farm. What concerns me most is the widespread nature of it – from where are we to source grain even if we can afford it? We had no harvest last year and none this year along with most other farmers in south-east Australia.

We, my husband and kids and I, have worked very hard all our working lives to improve the land and our sheep enterprise. It is very hard to see the state of the land now. Many farmers cannot take a break because of the constant feeding of stock and are pretty exhausted".

The video and story above is from an article in The Guardian by Michael McGowan

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By Daniele Zedda   •   18 February

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