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2017 Community Drought Support Funding
Expression of Interest

Winton Shire Council has received funding of $82,500 from the Department of
Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services to distribute to local community organisations who provide local community events and activities that contribute to connectedness, social well-being and increase access to support services.

 

These funds will be distributed to organisations throughout the Winton Shire.

 

To apply for this funding, please complete and return this form.

 

Expressions of interest close on the 18th March 2017.

 

The Australian Government supports farm families and farm businesses in managing and recovering from periods of hardship, including drought, and assists them in preparedness and future planning.

An outline of the various types of support available is provided in the listed documents below. You are strongly encouraged not to self-assess your eligibility for any support measures, but to find out more using the contact details provided.

Farm Household Allowance Fact Sheets

Available by following the link:

http://www.daff.gov.au/ag-farm-food/drought/assistance/income-support-for-farmers/farm-household-allowance