As the severity of the drought starts to hit home with the wider Australian population, more people are asking, "What can I do to help?"
There are links to a selection of drought charities at the end of this article, but here are a few things to consider.
Give to many, not to a few
Every time a struggling farmer or family is featured in the media, there is a flurry of offers of money and help.
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Article written by: Rachel Carbonell