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Rain returning to NSW in October

10:18 EDT

There has been a remarkable change in the weather across NSW during October, with some drought-weary areas of the state receiving their heaviest rain so far this year.

Military veterans combat outback drought while regaining a sense of self

06:59 EDT

A group of army veterans who have served in some of the toughest wars in history have travelled hundreds of kilometres to a different hostile environment — drought-affected Queensland.

Rain brings some relief but adds to despair in parts of New South Wales

06:11 EDT

Spring rain has brought a sense of relief to some farmers in parts of New South Wales who have been battling drought conditions.