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Drought Community Support Initiative Cash Payments

The next round of Federal Government Funding has now become available to drought affected areas and will be distributed by The Salvation Army and St Vincent de Paul Society. To be eligible for a cash payment...

  • Nov 25, 2019
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RIC rate drop puts cash back in farmer' pockets

The Regional Investment Corporation’s variable rate across its suite of farm business loans will drop 47 basis points to 3.11 per cent from today - 1 August 2019. "On average our RIC rate is 2 per...

  • Aug 01, 2019
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Farm Innovation Fund Loans

The NSW Government has committed $1 billion to the Farm Innovation Fund under the Emergency Drought Relief Package 2019-20. From 1 July 2019, farmers can borrow up to a maximum of $1 million per project, with...

  • Jul 08, 2019
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Accessing Drought Support

Government agencies will be visiting towns to assess individual situations and provide assistance accessing drought support. Even if you are in doubt, please go long to talk to agencies about your situation.   ...

  • Feb 27, 2019
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On-farm emergency water infrastructure rebate scheme for NSW

In October 2018, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced $50m to fund an on-farm emergency water infrastructure rebate scheme to provide financial help to primary producers in drought-affected regions. Eligible primary producers can claim a rebate of...

  • Jan 14, 2019
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Transport Subsidy Emergency Drought Relief

The Transport emergency drought relief provides a subsidy on the transport of fodder and/or water to a property, stock to/from agistment and stock to sale or slaughter. These subsidies have no asset or income test...

  • Aug 10, 2018
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NSW DroughtHub

NSW DroughtHub provides a one-stop online destination for information on a vast range of services and support available to primary producers, their families and communities to prepare for and manage drought. Almost all the state is...

  • Jul 11, 2018
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