Drought support for farmers

Rotary Club of Narellan handed over the second distribution of drought support to several Southern Highlands dairy farmers.
Rotary Club of Narellan handed over the second distribution of drought support to several Southern Highlands dairy farmers.

A welcome injection of financial support was distributed to several Southern Highlands farmers on October 31. The Rotary Club of Narellan handed cheques to farmers as part of its second round of drought relief.

Narellan Rotary Club president Marty Magro said the funds were raised from businesses individuals with additional support from rotary clubs of Camden and Ingleburn.

"Using the Rotary Club of Narellan as a conduit, many local businesses and individuals have managed to gather $245,000 for dairy farmers,” Mr Magro said.

We really do have a generous and caring community, ready to support anyone in need," he said.

Hume MP Angus Taylor attended the donation handover and praised the efforts of Rotary Club throughout the prolonged drought.

"It has been a trying time, particularly for dairy farmers.To have a group like this that's prepared to step in, is a really wonderful thing," Mr Taylor said.

"The way this groups raises money and contributes to the community is like none other," he said.

Hume MP Angus Taylor.

Hume MP Angus Taylor.

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