The local townships of Bangalow and Mullumbimby have been working hard to raise awareness of the drought, raise funds and provide assistance to help drought-affected communities in Bingara and the broader Gwydir Shire.
Locals are putting their money where their mouths are and continuing to raise funds to help drought stricken communities. From donating auction items for fundraisers to Kerry O'Brien interviewing drought affected farmers everyone is coming on board.
Norco has taken the unprecedented step of calling on its supporters not to boycott supermarket giant Coles despite calls by Queensland-based dairy farmers for the boycott yesterday.
Drought-stricken farmers are soon to benefit from the Let it Pour fundraising event held last weekend across Australia.
Byron Bay’s top chefs are banding together for a one- night-only dinner to help raise money for Rural Aid Australia to assist Aussie farmers at Three Blue Ducks at The Farm, Byron Bay, with a special ‘farm to table’ menu.
While the Northern Rivers is technically in drought, Bangalow still has green paddocks and the town’s burghers have decided to take some of their generosity out west.