Drought resources and updates for farmers
The State Seasonal Update provides information and data to help farmers better prepare for, and respond to seasonal conditions.
The Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has a number of information sheets for primary producers for managing farm business during drought.
Check the NSW drought map and rainfall conditions.
Weather and climate
Learn more about what influences the climate and check weather forecasts and warnings.
Rainfall and water storage levels
Check rainfall forecasts, dam and river levels.
Research and development
Learn more about research into building drought resilience and improving farming and food production techniques for a more sustainable future.
The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) was founded in 1916. It is an independent Australian federal government agency responsible for scientific research.