Help shape the future of Queensland’s drought program by attending a regional forum in Cloncurry or submitting your thoughts online.
Minister for Agriculture Mark Furner said it was vital producers gave feedback on what can be improved and how better resilience can be built in the future to the independent panel.
“With drought foremost in people’s minds, now is the best time to work with industry and the community to review government, industry and community actions through this drought and think about improvements for future droughts,” Mr Furner said.
Ruth Wade and Charles Burke have been appointed to an independent panel to run the review and make recommendations to improve resilience and assistance for future droughts in line with national drought policy.
The panel are holding forums in six regional locations and are seeking written submissions through the drought program review website. The Drought Program Review workshop will at Cloncurry Community Precinct, Thursday October 4 11am-1pm.
“I encourage community members to attend these forums to have their say and to submit their thoughts online for the panel to consider,” Mr Furner said.
“They will consider what has worked well, and what could be improved and how we can better prepare for future droughts.”
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