The NSW Nationals in Government funding will alleviate financial pressures on BlazeAid so it could get on with helping farmers get back on their feet.
The Office will be staffed by 10 dedicated people and will continue to address the impacts of this devastating drought.
Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and Local Land Services officers are assisting landholders in northern NSW to manage animal welfare-related issues.
Applications under Round 1 of the Program will close on 2 December 2019, with successful projects announced in early 2020.
The Nationals in Government have launched this fund, to create an opportunity for sports organisations to support the drought effort and help build resilience in rural communities.
Our regional businesses can participate in the Buy Regional hub and social media network for free, so people wanting to help can give retailers in drought stricken areas the present they want most this Christmas – customers.
My message to would-be firebugs is to stop and think about the children and families who could be killed or injured and the huge economic and emotional toll of being homeless and having to rebuild homes and farms from scratch
More than $145 million in transport subsidies has been provided so far by the NSW Nationals in Government to help farmers with the costs of transporting fodder, water and stock.
The Nationals in Government are getting on with the job of building vital infrastructure across our Upper Hunter region.
Local sports clubs, charities, schools and museums are just some of the groups that benefit from this popular NSW Government program.