Black bream fish returns to Coorong and Lower Lakes after drought

Black bream fish returns to Coorong and Lower Lakes after drought

Updated May 02, 2018 15:09:43 A species of fish is returning to the Lower Lakes and Coorong, after being decimated by drought. The Department for Environment and Water’s Adrienne Rumbelow said the number of black bream in the area had been in severe decline since the late 1980s “The commercial …

Desperate farmers left high and dry as federal relief funding runs out before drought does

Desperate farmers left high and dry as federal relief funding runs out before drought does

Updated April 28, 2018 10:01:53 Photo: AgForce wants to see changes to the Farm Household Allowance to provide wider access to income support. (ABC Longreach: Melanie Groves) Related Story: $10,000 a week: The cost of preparing for the dry Related Story: Outback communities doing it tough as they wait for …

Murray-Darling Basin: Cricket match on nation’s driest pitch highlights worsening drought

Murray-Darling Basin: Cricket match on nation’s driest pitch highlights worsening drought

Updated April 14, 2018 07:03:46 Photo: Residents of Wilcannia participate in a game of cricket where the Darling River has run dry. (ABC News: Tim Lee) Related Story: ‘Our river is dying’: Small community fears for Darling’s future It has been so dry in recent months in western New South …

Queensland grazier blames drought stress for defrauding farmer relief scheme

Queensland grazier blames drought stress for defrauding farmer relief scheme

Posted April 13, 2018 15:47:42 Photo: Rachel Leitch (R) expressed remorse for the fraud. (ABC Capricornia: Chris Davies) A central Queensland grazier who pleaded guilty to 26 fraud-related charges says the stresses of drought prompted her decision to defraud a drought relief scheme. Rachel Amelia Leitch, 31, from Springsure has …

Drought conditions loom across large parts of NSW, farmers spending thousands to stay afloat

Drought conditions loom across large parts of NSW, farmers spending thousands to stay afloat

Updated April 12, 2018 11:19:58 Photo: Increasingly dry conditions are having an impact on farmers. (ABC News: Franklin Hood) Seasonal conditions are worsening across 90 per cent of New South Wales, and some farmers are forking out up to $10,000 a week to maintain livestock. On grazier Tom McGuiness’s farm, …

Tiger Woods falls just short of breaking US PGA Tour title drought in Florida

Tiger Woods falls just short of breaking US PGA Tour title drought in Florida

Updated March 12, 2018 10:35:02 Video: Tiger Woods sinks 44-foot putt but falls short of breaking title drought. (ABC News) A massive putt on the penultimate hole saw Tiger Woods come close to winning his first US PGA Tour event in almost five years, before he finished one stroke off …

Darwin Buffaloes look to end 12-year premiership drought in NTFL finals

Darwin Buffaloes look to end 12-year premiership drought in NTFL finals

Updated March 14, 2018 08:13:35 Photo: Captains Cameron Stobes and Jarrod Stokes with Southern Districts captain Will Farrer. (ABC News: Mitchell Woolnough) Related Story: Fund for paralysed footballer reaches $75,000 Darwin Buffaloes coach Matt Campbell says it’s time for his team to end its 12-year premiership drought as it prepares …