• Hannah Phillips

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

  • Rural Aid

  • Drought Angels

  • Aussie Helpers

  • Thirsty Cow

  • Red Cross

  • 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

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