12 December 2018
The Australian Jesuits

October 2018

09 October 2018

The Editor

Dark moments in Australian agriculture

09 October 2018 | Cecily McNeill

Australia’s drought situation has become extreme and life-threatening in the 230 years since European settlement destroyed Aboriginal pasture lands. Summers on the continent have grown increasingly hot and dry with the Australian Bureau of Meteorology report for the year so far saying the weather has been “exceptionally dry over the mainland southeast, with significant rainfall deficiencies continuing to affect large areas of eastern Australia