PM opens applications for local show societies to upgrade showgrounds and build new attractions.
Murray Darling Basin Inspector General opens office in Southern Basin, with northern location to follow.
Orchardists are ripping up trees and paying through the nose for water as Drought Minister announces more preparedness support.
Rural leaders call for an overhaul of drought support measures as Labor goes after government's latest funding initiative.
Opinion: Scott Morrison's government has used every instrument available to kick drought reform down the road.