In a year that began with floods and will finish with fire,
emergency fundraisers have grown rapidly, increasing by 35% during
2019. Many farmers seeking relief from extended drought conditions have
been compelled to turn to crowdfunding.
Year of publication, exhibition or creation17/12/2019
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Title of host publicationThe Conversation
Publisher or exhibiting galleryThe Conversation Media Group Ltd
Place of publication, exhibition, or creationMelbourne, Australia
MediumOnline research-based news and analysis publication
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