Drought Outreach .....
The Commonwealth Department of Infrastructure is coordinating a drought outreach event.
The local event is being held in St George Wednesday 4 September 2019 - at the the St George Civic Centre.
By way of background, the drought outreach events will bring together Commonwealth, state and not-for-profit organisations into one room and provide an opportunity for farmers to discuss their personal circumstances and get specific information and advice to make important decisions about farm business planning and grow preparedness and resilience to drought. The type of other organisations present will be the NBN, the Australian Tax Office, Department of Human Services, Rural Financial Counselling Services, Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, peak agricultural bodies and rural mental health services.