The video features Angus Gibson who owns and works on a fine wool merino sheep and beef cattle farm. This farm has been in the family since the late 1820’s and was handed down through the generations. It is just outside Goulburn on the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales
The area has been experiencing severe widespread drought for the last five years and this has severely impacted on Angus, his family and the property in a number of ways.
Some parts of the property can’t be used any more because the dams are dry, and hay for the animals has to be transported from as far away as Adelaide. For the first time in over 150 years they had to destock the property of sheep.
Angus also reflects on how the drought will also affect people all over Australia because the scarcity of meat and other agricultural products from these areas will drive prices higher.
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