Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry page which includes links to information on drought assistance measures available and the areas eligible for full and interim exceptional circumstances assistance.
Mobile service centres travel to rural and regional communities to provide people with information and access to government services.
Payments and services for drought-affected communities, farmers, small businesses, farm hands and irrigators. There are payments to help you during Exceptional Circumstances, and also payments to help if your area is likely to become an Exceptional Circumstances declared area.
Provides links which contain information on other drought assistance measures offered by the state and territory governments. These sites will assist farmers and agriculture-dependent small businesses find out what assistance is available in drought-affected areas.
The Taxation Office is providing assistance to people who are finding it difficult to pay their tax debts due to the impacts of the drought on their income. Assistance is available to farmers and other taxpayers whose income is derived from drought affected areas.