The severe heatwave warning follows driest year on record

When a severe heatwave warning was declared for large parts of the country over the last weekend of November 2020, contributing to dangerous fire conditions, it was the catalyst that revealed just how hot our weather has become. As climate change continues to drive extreme temperatures, “2019 was the hottest and driest year on record […]

$5 million up for grabs to find ways to make farmland drought resilient

The Future Drought Fund will pay out $5 million for schemes to build drought resilience into agricultural landscapes Project proposals are being awarded a share of $5 million under the Future Drought Fund’s NRM Drought Resilience Program – Landscapes program. The projects are expected to put into place natural resource management practices, systems and approaches […]