Australia: Drought top of mind as PM returns to Aust - - PressFrom - Australia
  •   
  •   

Australia Drought top of mind as PM returns to Aust

19:30  04 november  2019
19:30  04 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

PM bombarded with drought-relief ideas

  PM bombarded with drought-relief ideas The prime minister has been gifted plenty of ideas on how to tackle the drought, from tax cuts to shopping, ahead of the release of a national strategy.He is set to weigh up the proposals next week ahead of releasing a national strategy.

A drought or drouth is an event of prolonged shortages in the water supply, whether atmospheric (below-average precipitation), surface water or ground water.

Google's free service instantly translates words, phrases, and web pages between English and over 100 other languages.

Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison walks to attend ASEAN Special Lunch on Sustainable Development in Nonthaburi, Thailand, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019.© Associated Press Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison walks to attend ASEAN Special Lunch on Sustainable Development in Nonthaburi, Thailand, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019.

The next steps for the government's drought support will be top of mind for Prime Minister Scott Morrison as he touches down from Thailand.

Mr Morrison is due to land in Canberra on Tuesday morning after being heartened to see what he deemed "respite rain" in parts of central west and northwest NSW.

The Mirrool Creek in the Riverina was also running for the first time in two years.

"We do not set and forget on drought, we continue to step up as things continue to progress in drought-affected areas in the country," the prime minister told reporters in Thailand on Monday.

Morrison hints at new drought-relief money

  Morrison hints at new drought-relief money Prime Minister Scott Morrison has confirmed a fresh round of drought relief is under cabinet consideration, with an announcement expected soon. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has foreshadowed fresh drought relief for farmers and communities under pressure from the extended dry spell. The federal government is expected to announce additional funding amid pressure from the Nationals and the National Farmers' Federation to help drought-stricken areas."We're considering further measures and have been for some time," Mr Morrison told reporters in Sydney on Monday.

Exceptional drought , which translates into “as bad as it gets,” has invaded portions of New Mexico for the first time since May 2014. Fontenot said that in a drought that stretched from May 2011 to May 2012, as much as 49 percent of the state was in exceptional drought and that in 2013, exceptional

Ever wanted to tap into the full power of your subconscious mind ? Learn How To Control Your Mind (USE This To BrainWash Yourself) - Продолжительность: 17:04 Fearless Soul 7 935 690 просмотров. TOP 5 WAYS TO TALK TO YOUR SUBCONSCIOUS #mindtools #consciousness

Legislation is before parliament to provide lump sum payments of $13,000 for couples and $7500 for singles who reach the end of the four years on the Farm Household Allowance.

Another round of support for drought-affected producers and communities is expected soon.

The government will on Tuesday also begin face-to-face consultations to shape the funding plan for the Future Drought Fund.

It will pay $100 million a year from drought resilience projects from next financial year.

The first of 14 one-and-a-half-hour public events will occur in Queensland's Charters Towers, before eventually wrapping up in NSW's Dubbo later this month.

Pastoralists Association of West Darling president Lachlan Gall is surprised none of the consultations are slated for further west in NSW, such as in Broken Hill.

Hanson, Katter bond over drought relief

  Hanson, Katter bond over drought relief One Nation's Pauline Hanson and Katter's Australian Party leader Bob Katter are teaming up to take on the federal and Queensland governments.Pauline Hanson and Bob Katter, two of Queensland's most controversial politicians, are joining forces ahead of next year's state election.

Bob Proctor talks about how to reprogram your subconscious mind , and thinking into results. Change your entire life by reprogramming your subconscious mind

Www.biblestudybooksglobal.com Soothing and calming Peace of Mind bible scriptures, check it out. I wanted to share scriptures with you relating to peace of

That area of the state missed out on rain this week, and instead had strong winds which blew around sand and dust.

"It's frustrating, disappointing and depressing" to be so close, yet so far to the rain, Mr Gall said.

He's also surprised the government has begun public consultations for the fund before releasing the report by drought coordinator general Major General Stephen Day.

One of PAWD's recommendations to Major General Day was to ensure farmers have access to the emergency water infrastructure rebate until the drought is over.

The federal government put $50 million towards it late last year, but Mr Gall understands it's running out.

He has been waiting six weeks to find out if he'll receive the rebate, and was told when applying he could miss out.

Drought assistance applications often took days to fill out, Mr Gall added.

"When we're working seven days a week to keep our core breeding livestock fed and watered, the last thing we need to be doing is spending excessive periods of time filling out paperwork," he said.

A simple way for the public to help is to buy Australian made products when shopping, he added.

Farmers 'won't be able to pay back' govt drought loan .
Sky News host Alan Jones has criticised the latest Morrison government drought stimulus package, saying the farmers won’t “have the money” to pay back their loans. The Morrison Government recently unveiled a multi-billion dollar drought aid package, with the announcement of $1 billion in cheap loans for farmers and small business.“No one in Canberra seems to know that a loan is paid back monthly,” Mr Jones said. Mr Jones said it's a ludicrous proposition for the government to suggest “in two years, the farmer is meant to have money that he doesn't have now”.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

usr: 1
This is interesting!