Drought, drying and climate change: Emerging health issues for ageing Australians in rural areas

  title={Drought, drying and climate change: Emerging health issues for ageing Australians in rural areas},
  author={Graeme Horton and Liz Hanna and Brian J Kelly},
  journal={Australasian Journal on Ageing},
Older Australians living in rural areas have long faced significant challenges in maintaining health. Their circumstances are shaped by the occupations, lifestyles, environments and remoteness which characterise the diversity of rural communities. Many rural regions face threats to future sustainability and greater proportions of the aged reside in these areas. 

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