Mal Peters says it's time for the Federal Agriculture, Water Department and Murray Darling Basin Authority to open their books for the independent Royal Commission.
The recent announcement by the NSW government for additional support for farmers is a further positive action to support farmers facing increasingly severe drought conditions, NSW Farmers' says.
Dan Korff from Future Farmers' Network says everything worth doing, that works well and lasts a long time has a strong foundation.
NSW Farmers says the government should not try and absolve itself of responsibility when it comes to water and a ‘framework’ will not suffice if the government has no fear of recourse.
CWA of NSW president Annette Turner says the Safe Access to Reproductive Health Clinics Bill is a great step forward for better access to health services.
As drought again grips NSW, there’s a certain resonance in the news that Jill Ker Conway, the distinguished Australian-born author, academic and business achiever, has died at the age of 83.
John Carter says drought is part of Australia’s DNA, no-one can predict when it will come to an area or when it will break.
With the lowest rainfall on record at several stations in NSW, Robbie Sefton says while the weather is outside our control, how we approach drought is within our control.
NSW Farmers' is calling for a more efficient road system for farmers to continue to feed stock during drought.