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Australia's mighty river runs dry

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 02:06

In the grip of the deepest drought in a century, Australia's longest waterway, if tributaries are included, has run dry. Despair is turning to anger as residents blame the government for exacerbating the drought by draining the river in 2017 to irrigate farmland downstream. Michelle Hennessy reports.

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In the grip of the deepest drought in a century, Australia's longest waterway, if tributaries are included, has run dry. Despair is turning to anger as residents blame the government for exacerbating the drought by draining the river in 2017 to irrigate farmland downstream. Michelle Hennessy reports.

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Australia's mighty river runs dry

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 02:06