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Drought and rural support

​​​​​​​​​​​​​We know that farmers and rural communities often deal with drought and other hardships.

We are here to help.

Support for farmers

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How we can help

If you are still looking for help, check our full list of drought and rural support measures.

See all support measures.

States and territories

Your local government plays an important role in drought relief. We share responsibilities and work together to help you.

Find more support in your state or territory:

Coordinating our efforts

We are working to get the right help to the right people.

To support this goal, we collaborate with:

  • Coordinator-General for Drought, Major​ ​General Stephen Day
  • Special envoy for drought assistance and recovery

Read more about the drought taskforce.

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