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Drought community outreach activities

​​​​​​​We are visiting communities in NSW affected by drought.

Our goal is to make it easier for you to connect with drought support services.

Come to a community outreach event near you. Even if you’re not sure what support you can access.

Who will be there

You will be able to talk to people from local and national support networks. This includes:

  • government agencies
  • mental health service providers
  • rural and agricultural support organisations
  • charity groups.

Our services

Representatives of government support agencies will be available to talk to you.

You can find out about:

  • drought and farm investment loans
  • employment services
  • Farm Household Allowance
  • insurance rebates
  • Rural Financial Counselling Service
  • tax assistance measures.

They can assess your situation and help you access support.


Find an outreach event near you.

February 2019

SconeScone Bowling Club, Gundy Street5 February 20199am–12pm
NarrabriNarrabri RSL Club, 7 Maitland Street6 February 20199am–12pm
MungindiMungindi Community Hall, Wirrah Street7 February 20199am–12pm
WalgettWalgett RSL Club, 71 Fox Street Walgett12 February 20199am–12pm
BourkePCYC Bourke, Cnr Hope & Wilson Street Bourke13 February 20199am–12pm
BrewarrinaBrewarrina RSL, Cnr Bourke and Sandon St, Brewarinna14 February 20199am–12pm
GunnedahGunnedah PCYC, View Street Gunnedah19 February 20199am–12pm
TottenhamTottenham Bowling Club, 115 Umang St Tottenham20 February 20199-11am
DubboOxley Room, Dubbo Regional Theatre and Convention Centre, 155 Darling Street Dubbo20 February 20192-4pm
GilgandraGilgandra Services Club, 33 Morris Street Gilgandra21 February 20199am–12pm
CoonabarabranCoonabarabran Bowls Club, Edwards St26 February 20199am–12pm
CoonambleCoonamble RSL, 18 Castlereagh St27 February 20199–12pm
Lightning RidgeLightning Ridge District Bowling Club, 1 Agate Street28 February 20199am–12pm

March 2019

NarromineNarromine United Services Memorial Club, 58 Dandaloo Street Narromine5 March 20199am–12pm
NynganNyngan RSL, 106 Pangee Street, Nyngan ​6 March 20199am–12pm
CobarCobar Bowling and Golf Club, Bloxham Street, Cobar NSW 2835​6 March 20199am–12pm
WilcanniaTBC12 March 20199am–12pm
Broken HillTBC13 March 20199am–12pm
WentworthTBC14 March 20199am–12pm

More support

See all drought and rural support we provide.


Hannah Wandel
Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
Phone: 02 6274 7483 or 0439 011 739.​

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