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Australia Farmers are 'disillusioned' with the government

02:50  05 november  2019
02:50  05 november  2019 Source:   skynews.com.au

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.

One Nation Leader Pauline Hanson says Australian farmers are “ disillusioned ” with the government and don’t believe those in power “ are really listening or

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One Nation Leader Pauline Hanson says Australian farmers are “disillusioned” with the government and don’t believe those in power “are really listening or understand what is happening”.

Pauline Hanson and Member for Kennedy Bob Katter have teamed up to tour across drought-stricken regional Queensland and call on state and federal governments to do more to help struggling farmers.

Senator Hanson and Mr Katter said the federal and state governments were not doing enough to ease the crisis.

Senator Hanson told Sky News farmers desperately needed water and she was “sick of the same old rhetoric about building dams, but no dams have been built”.

The Queensland Senator urged the government to open up the Bradfield scheme, "bring the water to inland Australia and flow it through to the Murray-Darling".

Queensland's drought-affected farmers continue to work as firefighters battle blazes across south-east .
Stewart Ashton, a third generation farmer from Queensland's Scenic Rim region, says he is "devastated" for his close-knit farming community which was being dealt another blow with the worsening bushfire crisis.In the Scenic Rim where fires have been burning at Tarome, Stewart Ashton, who is a third-generation cattle farmer, says conditions this year have been harder than any other.

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