Drought Support

The Farmer Drought Survival Kit

Wed 18/12/2019 - Tue 30/06/2020

A one-stop guide to the drought assistance available to farmers right now. Up to date as of the 18th December, 2019.... more details

Time Out From The Dry Dinners - 2019-2020

Mon 09/12/2019 - Tue 30/06/2020

GLENRAC's 'Time Out From The Dry” Dinners aim to support small groups of landholders experiencing intense drought by helping them have a night out with their neighbours, friends or family, helping themselves and supporting a local venue too! W... more details

One-off $3000 Payments to Drought Affected Farmers Through the Drought Community Support Initiative

Tue 26/11/2019 - Tue 30/06/2020

Drought-hit farmers in all local government areas of New England will be able to access one-off payments of $3,000 thanks to the Government’s Drought Community Support Initiative. This money can be used to cover day to day living costs such as ... more details

Drought Assistance Fund NSW - Interest Free Loans

Mon 01/07/2019 - Thu 31/12/2020

Suitable For: Owner/Operator of a farm business in NSW. Closing date: Applications may be made at any time. Value: Interest free loans up to $50,000 Run By: Department of Industry, Innovation and Science Drought Assistance Fund provides NSW farme... more details

Drought Support Services

Thu 28/03/2019 - Sat 28/03/2020

The Rural Adversity Mental Health Program has 14 Coordinators based across NSW who are able to provide specialist knowledge and support for people experiencing mental health concerns. Mental Health Support for drought affected families Hunter New E... more details

Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme

Sun 01/07/2018 - Wed 30/06/2021

The rebate is 25 % of the cost of purchase, delivery and installation of water infrastructure for animal welfare needs. The maximum that can be claimed is $25,000. Allocated funding of $12 million. Back dated to 1 July 2018. Applications close 30 Jun... more details