No winners in a drought

IN recent weeks, community voices have increasingly shared their experience of the major problem we are facing as a nation—drought. Last Monday night, many of us watched as participants and panellists on the ABC's Q&A program raised their fears and concerns about the worsening conditions and shared their frustrations and the need for confidence in the road ahead.

In the Murray–Darling Basin, the drought provides the context for all use and management of water right now. It's not even summer, yet some communities have run out of water and many others are on high-level water restrictions.

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