We need a political free drought policy

Louise Nichols
By Louise Nichols
Updated July 31 2018 - 5:07am, first published 2:16am
Take the politics out of drought assistance

Why does it have to get so bad that people are forced to plead for assistance before our politicians decide to take some action?

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Louise Nichols

Louise Nichols

Senior journalist

From cattle to coal. Once a specialist agriculture writer today its about community, in particular, the Upper Hunter. I have lived and worked in the region for more than 30 years. Land use issues and the future direction of our region. But you cannot take ag out of the picture - our food and how we grow it is the basis of all life. Covering the Hunter and Mid North Coast rural issues is now part of my role with ACM.