$3000 Financial Drought Assistance

If you are a farmer, farm worker or farm supplier/contractor who is doing it tough because of the drought you may be entitled to receive a one-off payment of $3,000 funded by the Australian Government’s Drought Community Support Initiative Round 2. You need to be over 18 years of age, be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, and live or work in an eligible Local Government Area (LGA).

Eligible areas in our region include the following LGAs:

  • Mildura
  • Swan Hill
  • Yarriambiack
  • Buloke
  • Gannawarra

Vinnies and the Salvation Army are delivering this funding.

Clients in the Mildura, Swan Hill and Yarriambiack LGA’s can apply through Vinnies here

Clients in Buloke and Gannawarra LGA’s can apply through The Salvation Army here