NORTH-WEST NSW WATER CRISIS IN THE NEWS

Driving Water to Collarenebri

“It’s very simple,” says Uncle Larry. “If there were 20 million of us and 1 million of you, we wouldn’t treat you like this.”

Inside the drought-ravaged Australian town where you can't drink the water and even a quick shower leaves residents with a mystery red rash

"The quality of water in a small Australian town has become so filthy from the  drought that people are breaking out in rashes just from taking a shower."

NSW towns including Dubbo and Tamworth face water emergency within months

"In other words, in the 114 years of record-keeping, this result is among the nine or 10 driest years. And it’s getting worse."

NSW water crisis: dead fish brought to water minister’s office

"Millions of fish have died in the Darling River system, Lake Menindee, Lake Keepit and Murrumbidgee River in the past month as a result of government mismanagement and corporate greed."

Regional towns are running dry

“There's no end in sight to the severe drought gripping parts of New South Wales with unseasonably high temperatures and a forecast dry winter.”

Wherever we are in this country we respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Owners of this land and pay respects to Elders past, present and emerging. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People have resisted the harmful practices of colonisation since invasion and are at the forefront of all current work being done to protect this land. Together we are striving to ensure that all people have access to clean and safe drinking water. Gali is life.