L-r: RRT breakfast volunteer Beccy Martin with Croc Hyland of Bourke, Grazier Patrick Hertslet of Wingalah, Brewarrina with a load of stock pellets from RRT, and District Vet Charlotte Cavanagh, RRT volunteer Rod Martin of Leeton with Heather McMullen of Myall Park, Brewarrina PHOTO TWH
Rapid Relief Team brings fodder to graziers. Despite the recent rain, the drought is not over, and neither is the struggle to stay on the land.
With that in mind, the Rapid Relief Team was in Bourke last week bringing fodder and goodwill to landholders.
Ron Arkcoll is Managing Director of the Rapid relief Team, the charity arm of the Plymouth Brethren Church and he led a team of volunteers from across the state to distribute the sheep pellets to graziers in Bourke, Brewarrina and Walgett Shires.
“Part of the RRT’s effort to support farmers doing it tough over the extended period of the drought is our Farmers, Community, Connect program and to date we have done ten events,” Ron said.
Read more in the printed edition of the Western Herald.