PM’s $5 billion drought future-proofing fund

Federal government is launching a $5 billion Future Drought Fund which could, coupled with new policy under consideration, guarantee funds for long-term measures and insulate support initiatives from ad-hoc political announcements.

The fund supports primary producers, rural communities and charities and is being launched at the Prime Minister’s Drought Summit in Canberra today.

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Publication: The Land
Date: 26 October 2018

By Mike Foley