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Queen Elizabeth’s touching message to Aussie farmers

She's even donated cash to the cause
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Drought-stricken Aussie farmers – Queen Elizabeth has your back! 

The much-loved British monarch issued a statement today, through Government House, to show her support for those suffering in the crisis. 

‘Prince Philip and I have been deeply saddened to hear of one of the worst Australian droughts in living memory,” Queen Elizabeth said.

‘I know Australia as a land where extremes of weather, floods and droughts are taken in their stride, and life goes on with a stoic and determined spirit.

‘It is clear, however, that the current drought is taking an immense toll, especially on those living and working in rural communities, who are, in so many ways, the very heart and soul of Australia.’

However, Her Majesty said she was heartened to see Aussies working together and supporting each other in their time of need. 

‘My thoughts and prayers are with the many individuals, families, communities and businesses who have been affected, and I send my sincere thanks to all those who stand shoulder-to-shoulder in their support,’ she said.

The statement also said that Queen Elizabeth had made a private donation to support the drought relief efforts, however the exact sum hasn’t been released. 

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