The Federal Government has asked St Vincent de Paul and The Salvation Army to participate in distributing fund as part of the Drought Community Support Initiative Round 2. Up to $3,000 per household is available to farmers, farm workers and farm suppliers/contractors who are over 18 years of age, are Australian citizens or permanent residents, and who live or work in an eligible local government area. The local government areas (LGA's) drought declared and supported by Vinnies are:
South West: Donnybrook-Balingup, Bridgetown-Greenbushes and Nannup
Great Southern: Albany, Broomehill-Tambellup, Cranbrook, Denmark, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Katanning, Kent, Kojonup, Plantagenet
Goldfields/Esperance: Ravensthorpe, Esperance
See here for the full listing for WA covered by Vinnies and The Salvation Army https://www.vinnies.org.au/page/Find_Help/drought_assistance/
To find our more go to www.vinnies.org.au/droughthelp and or call the drought helpline on 1300 846 643, open 6am-6pm, Monday to Friday. The online application process is quick and simple.