NSW Budget drought spend: $250m into Farm Innovation Fund, mental health, new Doppler radars

Alex Druce
By Alex Druce
Updated June 13 2018 - 1:49am, first published June 12 2018 - 11:31pm
In terms of capital spending, there is $25m allocated to construct and operate three new Doppler radar weather stations in the Central West and Far West. Photo by Louise Kennerley.

THERE’LL be three new Doppler weather radars for western NSW in Tuesday’s state budget – while the popular Farm Innovation Fund will also be topped to the brim and expanded to fodder and grain transport as part of a $279 million government spend on drought. 


Alex Druce

Alex Druce

Senior Journalist

Politics and rural issues journo in Sydney. Give me a yell at adruce@fairfaxmedia.com.au