Calling for Creative Drought Action
Federal Member for Mallee Andrew Broad is calling for creative action on the drought, saying: "Australians would look favourably on strong intervention to support drought affected farmers and rural communities."
Wayne explained the story on today's Morning Workflow.
Read the full statement from Mr Broad here:
If you are in need of support during the drought or would like to offer help in other ways, the following websites and phone lines are available at anytime.
Need For Feed
Buy a Bale
Farm Household Allowance: Department of Human Services – 13 23 16
Social support: Department of Social Services – 1300 653 227
Farm Management Deposits: Australian Taxation Office – 13 28 66
Rural Financial Counselling Service – 1800 686 175
Climate updates and forecasts: Bureau of Meteorology
Lifeline available for 24/7 support - 13 11 14