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Dust is part of everyday life for people like James Rogers and Jody Fraser, who work on a property near Cobar. Picture: Jody Fraser James Rogers pulls stuck sheep from a dam on a property near Cobar. Picture: Jody Fraser.
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Hand-feeding sheep in the Riverina. Picture: Caleb Thomson

James Rogers at work on a property near Cobar. Picture: Jody Fraser

James Rogers pulls stuck sheep from a dam on a property near Cobar. Picture: Jody Fraser.

Dust is part of everyday life for people like James Rogers and Jody Fraser, who work on a property near Cobar. Picture: Jody Fraser

Just a few years after the last drought broke, paddocks are getting barer. Picture: Jody Fraser

Dams across the state are drying up, leaving mud holes perfect for stock to get stuck in. Picture: Jody Fraser

A familiar but heartbreaking sight for many on the land, this messy job is a regular one. Picture: Jody Fraser

Dust is part of everyday life for people like James Rogers and Jody Fraser, who work on a property near Cobar. Picture: Jody Fraser

Flat, open plains of “Furlong”, west of Hillston. Photo: Allan Vagg

Flat, open plains at “Furlong”, west of Hillston. Picture: Allan Vagg

Feeding cattle at “Furlong”, west of Hillston. Picture: Allan Vagg

Picture: Allan Vagg

Picture: Allan Vagg

Moving sheep lift a little dust. Picture: Allan Vagg

There’s a mob of sheep under that dust. Picture: Allan Vagg

A dust storm rolls into the Riverina. Picture: Allan Vagg

Picture: Allan Vagg

Picture: Ben Holmes

Picture: Ben Holmes

Picture: Ben Holmes

Picture: Ben Holmes

It’s dry at Mayfield, western NSW. Picture: Kayla Barrett

It’s dry at Mayfield, western NSW. Picture: Kayla Barrett

It’s dry at Mayfield, western NSW. Picture: Kayla Barrett

It’s dry at Mayfield, western NSW. Picture: Kayla Barrett

It’s dry at Mayfield, western NSW. Picture: Kayla Barrett

It’s dry at Mayfield, western NSW. Picture: Kayla Barrett

It’s dry at Mayfield, western NSW. Picture: Kayla Barrett

It’s dry at Mayfield, western NSW. Picture: Kayla Barrett

Drought conditions at “Barwonnie”, Mossgiel, NSW are a not-so-distant memory. Picture: Di Huntly

Drought conditions near Ivanhoe, NSW are a not-so-distant memory. Picture: Di Huntly

Drought conditions at “Barwonnie”, Mossgiel, NSW are a not-so-distant memory. Picture: Di Huntly

Drought conditions at “Barwonnie”, Mossgiel, NSW are a not-so-distant memory. Picture: Di Huntly

Drought conditions at “Barwonnie”, Mossgiel, NSW are a not-so-distant memory. Picture: Di Huntly

Drought conditions at “Barwonnie”, Mossgiel, NSW are a not-so-distant memory. Picture: Di Huntly