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Drought to deluge: border river floods destroy farmers’ first good crop in years



Major flooding has dealt a savage blow to drought-stricken farmers by destroying their first decent crop in years.

Flooding inundated farms and decimated millions of dollars worth of crops on properties beside the Dumaresq River along the Queensland and New South Wales border.

Farmers are also accusing the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) of failing to provide accurate or timely flood warnings and river height data.

Two floods and drought in a…

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