Drought funding available

Wentworth Shire

The Australian Government Drought Community Support Initiative (DCSI) Round 2 provides financial assistance to farmers, farm workers, contractors and suppliers impacted by the drought.

The funding provides a one-off $3000 cash payment to eligible households.

The St Vincent De Paul Society is assisting to distribute the funds.

The payment is limited to one per household.

Farmers, farm workers, contractors and suppliers that live and/or work in an eligible Local Government Area. (Click here to check if your area is eligible)

You must also meet the following criteria to be eligible:

  • 18 years old or older
  • An Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Impacted by the drought
  • You can apply over the phone or through our online application form.
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