ABOUT THE CRISIS
WHAT WE'RE DOING
“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.”
"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."
"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."
"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."
“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.”