Envoy listens to drought-stricken farmers

A SPECIAL envoy from the Federal Government heard from drought-stricken community members during a Joint Agency Drought Taskforce meeting on Friday.

Melisa Hederics

Melisa Hederics

Organised by the Wentworth Shire and run by co-ordinator-general for drought, Major General Stephen Day, the meeting gave NSW farmers, business owners and councillors the chance to discuss how the drought has impacted them and the community on a range of aspects.

Wentworth Shire Mayor Melisa Hederics said it was important the community felt their voices were being heard.

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