This is about more than a scorched and dusty, dry land. What some are calling the worst drought in living memory seems to have more to it than just that.
The dairy industry has hit crisis point as a result of soaring operational costs, crippling drought and ongoing challenges to achieve fair milk prices.
Salvos are distributing food hampers, helping with bill payments and other financial expenses, assisting with farm and household jobs, and providing emotional and practical support.
You may know that Aussie farmers are doing it tough right now but how much do you really understand about how this drought is affecting our country?
With Aussie farmers facing one of the worst droughts in our history, here are 9 established charity and church-based drought appeals that you can support.