Aboriginal comedian to give drought a drubbing | Northern Daily Leader

Mon Oct 20, 2014

DROUGHT-affected communities in the North West will be given something to smile about when one of Australia’s hottest new comedians comes to town.

Moree and Narrabri are among six towns to be visited by Kevin Kropinyeri on his “Drought Drubbing” tour.

The tour has been organised by mental health support service provider RichmondPRA and the Australian Red Cross and is being funded by the federal government.

The tour idea stemmed from a recent performance Kropinyeri delivered in Cobar at the request of RichmondPRA as part of an initiative to spread the word about hardship assistance available to farmers struggling under drought conditions.

“The feedback was that Kevin delivered a very funny performance that was well received by every person in the audience,” RichmondPRA CEO Pamela Rutledge said.

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