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Drought worries grow in Victoria, South Australia with some areas having lowest rainfall on record

13:05 EST

Rainfall totals are the lowest on record over the past year for parts of western Victoria and south-eastern South Australia, weather forecasters warn.

Six young Australian farmers on why they stay despite ongoing drought

12:50 EST

Why do young Australian farmers stay on the land despite battling ongoing drought and a poor seasonal outlook? ABC Rural asked six primary producers for their perspective on running a farm business in drought, what makes the experience more bearable and whether they've considered leaving the land.

New South Wales stock routes will not be compromised says Minister

12:43 EST

The New South Wales Minister for Agriculture says there is no need for concern over the future of travelling stock reserves in the state.