Despite the recent rain, more than 80 percent of Queensland remains drought declared, including the Central Highlands. This is the largest area ever officially recognised as being in drought in the State. CHDC’s website provides information here for affected producers and their families, ranging from government funding to emergency food relief. Meantime, part proceeds from a Sportsman’s Dinner in Emerald next month will go to the Western Queensland Drought Appeal. Click here for more details.

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Source: State Government