The drought is being described by many farmers as the worst drought in living memory. In Queensland, 57.4 % of the state is affected by this major policy challenge. Only local government understands the full community impact of drought.
Facing the driest September ever
September 2018 was the driest September ever in Queensland.
A state of drought across the state
As of August 2018, 57.4 percent of the state was drought declared.