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Available drought assistance in NSW

Updated: 26 February 2019

Drought Financial Assistance

Visit Frequently Asked Questions for an overview of the Emergency Drought Relief Package, announced on 30 July 2018.

This page provides details and links to the wide range of measures being delivered by the NSW Government to support farmers impacted by drought conditions.  This list is regularly updated when new initiatives are announced.  You can print this page directly from the website or download a summary page (PDF, 358.63 KB).

Drought Support and Tools