'As dry as it's ever been': Upper Hunter farmers battle through testing conditions

Nick Bielby
Updated January 30 2019 - 3:09pm, first published February 10 2018 - 2:30pm
Farmers across the Hunter have battled through months of drought. Pictures: Simon McCarthy and Nick Bielby

It’s been almost a year since the Upper Hunter had a decent drop of rain.

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Nick Bielby

Nick Bielby

Senior Journalist

Nick Bielby is a crime reporter who has worked as a journalist since 2011. Having joined the Newcastle Herald in 2017, he won a Walkley Award in 2019 with Donna Page for their investigation 'Dirty Deeds', which exposed the decades of illegal dumping of toxic material in and around a Hunter waterway.

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