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Help available for our Farmers

By 27/11/2019No Comments

See below some links from BIEDO to support farmers facing this debilitating drought.

BIEDO’s easy reference guide can also be found here.

Contact DAF for to discuss EWIR and Dam Desilting Rebate – 4182 1800

Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate (EWIR)

Dam Desilting Rebate

DAF provides a very comprehensive list of drought relief measures through DRAS.

Drought Relief from Electricity Charges Scheme

Ergon Energy customers that are drought-declared can apply for a waiver of supply charges and/or a deferral of payment of electricity accounts relating to farm usage by contacting Ergon Energy on 13 10 46.

Register with Buy-a-Bale (Rural Aid) and you can apply to receive a once off $1500 from Rural Aid towards bill payment.

QCWA Public Rural Crisis Fund

Salvation Army – register for notification when applications open for this latest funding