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Check out the 2015 NSW Drought Strategy
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100% OF WHAT YOU GIVE WILL GO DIRECTLY TO NEEDY FARMERS WEST OF TENTERFIELD.
BANK ACCOUNT DETAILS -
St Stephen’s Presbyterian Church, Tenterfield
Bank Name: New England Credit Union
BSB: 932000 Account No: 711106
Reference details: Aussie Drought Appeal
An extensive suite of innovative drought preparedness measures for NSW primary producers
will be rolled out across NSW, putting in place a long-
Drought can have a devastating impact on primary producers, communities and regional economies and the NSW Government is committed to supporting our farming sector to better prepare for and manage in times of drought.
The NSW Drought Strategy will support the State's farmers to become more resilient and better prepared for future droughts, to improve their business and reduce risks, by delivering a more transparent and targeted system of drought support.
Valued at well over $300 million, the NSW Drought Strategy will provide key assistance measures for primary producers over the next five years.
The NSW Drought Strategy delivers a range of new measures under three key areas:
Supporting farmers to prepare for and manage drought
$250 million over five years to continue the popular Farm Innovation Fund.
$45 million over five years for vocational training and farm business planning.
$2.5 million to work with the Bureau of Meteorology to develop an enhanced network of weather stations across the State – giving NSW the best weather technology anywhere in Australia.
Work with the Commonwealth Government and farming communities to put in place
an environment that encourages the development of a commercial multi-
$5 million over five years to provide transport assistance for animal welfare and donated fodder within NSW.
Ongoing investment in research and development programs through the Department of Primary Industries – building on breakthroughs in drought resistant crops and water efficiency.
HELP OUR AUSSIE FARMERS
WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO PRAY TO THE LORD JESUS
FOR ‘HIS’ PROVISION DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME!
Psalm 147 v 7-
These are the promises of God…
Psalm 65 v 9-