'The backbone of our country is in a heartbreaking condition'

THEY say a photo is worth 1000 words.

James Nathaniel posted this image and words to Facebook 16 hours ago.

It has been shared over 1000 times.

James writes "Six years of drought."

"We spent 120 million on a vote to equalise gay marriage, when really it should of have just been passed.

"Yet our backbone of our country is in such heartbreaking conditions.

"Hope Mr Turnbull sees this image and helps our Aussie farmers."

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Coffs Harbour feels the earth shake as 4.2 quake hits

COFFS QUAKE: A waveform image of the 4.2 magnitude earthquake which struck the Coffs Coast on Wednesday, January 24, 2018.

It is the biggest to have hit Australia in the past few days

Bigger earthquake possible after swarm of quakes hit

SHAKY GROUND: Multiple earthquakes have been recorded in Bellingen and Dorrigo in the past few days.

COFFS Harbour has been rocked by a magnitude 4.2 earthquake.

This angler has a better 'one that got away' story than you

LUCKY ONE: Billy Avery had a 4-5 metre steal his spanish mackerel. Fortunately his mate caught caught another to provide a feed.

Fisherman battles big mackerel and even bigger shark

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