ASSIGNMENT:

Has the drought affected you?

Last updated 08:30 12/03/2013
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Paddocks at Westport's Carters Beach area - normally lush and green.

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As farmers and communities across the country battle the ongoing drought, help us tell the story of those affected by sharing your stories, photos and videos.

The drought is casting fresh gloom over the economy and the Government is not ruling out a return to recession. But what does it mean for our families and businesses?

Tell us what impact it is having on you, your business and your family in the short and long term. What assistance do you need to get through? When do you think things will improve for our rural communities?

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