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Two years of Buloke Shire drought prompts call for better mental health support

14:05 EDT

The Buloke Shire in western Victoria is warning there will be serious social consequences from the region's second year in drought.

Perth's hot streak ends

12:53 EDT

After a week of hot and sunny days, Perth's run has come to an end.

Rural financial counselling service expects big demand from central Victorian growers amid dry conditions

11:16 EDT

Central Victoria's rural financial counselling service says it is facing a busy time as grain growers count the losses caused by the recent hot weather.