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An easy guide to available Drought Assistance for Farmers and Businesses

It’s not just farmers feeling the effects of this on-going drought, but also farming contractors and local rural businesses. Currently, Vinnies, the Salvos, the CWA and Lions are  distributing $3,000 cash injection grants to many in need.

Please note you do not have to be a primary producer to apply for these grants. Ag-related businesses (for example, farm machinery mechanics and fencers) are also eligible.


Silos, Farm Innovation Fund

CWA of NSW Drought Aid

The CWA is offering financial assistance to help drought affected families meet household expenses. Up to a maximum of $3,000 per family/household, is available to eligible applicants. Expenses can include grocery bills, vehicle maintenance, school, electricity, rates, telephone, dental and medical (gap payments or cost of travel to access treatment) etc. For expenses that are current and/or outstanding.


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Financial Crisis and Material Aid Relief Grants

Applications are open for organisations wishing to apply to the Federal Government’s Financial Crisis and Material Aid, Emergency Relief and Food Relief funds.

Under the Government’s Families and Communities program, grants are available to organisations wishing to apply through a competitive process.