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Drought Relief Funding for Wheatbelt Farmers

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Sustainable Industries

Drought relief funding of up to $3000 available for the following Wheatbelt NRM shires from the federal government:

Shire

Apply through:

Beverley

The Salvation Army

Brookton

The Salvation Army

Bruce Rock

St Vincent de Paul Society

Corrigin

The Salvation Army

Kulin

The Salvation Army

Lake Grace

The Salvation Army

Kellerberrin

St Vincent de Paul Society

Kent

St Vincent de Paul Society

Pingelly

The Salvation Army

Quairading

The Salvation Army

Narembeen

St Vincent de Paul Society

Wickepin

The Salvation Army

 

St Vincent de Paul Society: drought.svdp.org.au/apply

The Salvation Army: www.salvationarmy.org.au/need-help/rural-support/drought-community-support-initiative/

Eligibility:

  • Over 18 years of age and a:
  • Farmer
  • Farmworker
  • Farm supplier/contractor

Are you doing it tough because of the drought? You may be entitled to receive a one-off payment of up to $3,000 funded by the Drought Community Support Initiative (DCSI). You may apply again under Round 2 if you applied and/or received funding under Round 1. Each eligible household is entitled to one payment under DCSI 1 and DCSI 2 only.

Tax Implications:

  • The payment is not considered to be taxable income.

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