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Well, we’ve hit the new year swimming! Massive floods in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria, with the resulting loss of life and infrastructure, has really hit home the reality that we are a part of Mother Nature and not it’s Master. The floods are having major impacts, not just physically and psychologically , but also with the need to adjust government budgets and funding programs to cover the clean-up and repair bill and flow-on effects on disruptions to primary production, such as a reported increase in the price of fruits and vegetables by as much as 70% due to flood damage.

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