Retired rural industry leaders on board the Palaszczuk drought bus

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated October 4 2018 - 5:43am, first published August 27 2018 - 9:40am
Queensland Agriculture Minister, Mark Furner with review panellists, Charles Burke and Ruth Wade, and new drought commissioner, Mark O'Brien, at Charleville. Photo supplied.

The personnel being thrown at Queensland’s five-years-and-counting drought by the state government increased on the weekend when Agriculture Minister, Mark Furner travelled to Charleville to announce that two former rural industry executives were going to review the government’s drought program.


Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications.

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