Australian government funding of up to $3000 is available to drought affected Households who live or work in eligible local government areas.
If you’re a farmer, farm worker, supplier, sale yard and abattoir worker or contractor facing hardship due to drought you could be entitled to immediate financial support of up to $3000, through the Government funded Drought Community Support Initiative- Round 2.
To be eligible you need to be over 18, an Australian citizen or permanent resident and, live/work in a specified local government area (LGA). For a full list of eligible LGA’s visit vinnies.org.au/droughthelp.
If you haven’t claimed your payment yet or unsure if you’re eligible contact the Vinnies Drought Support team. Eligible households can apply for assistance by: Apply online at: vinnies.org.au/droughthelp Call our drought team on: 1300 846 643.