Drought and Dry Support for King and Flinders Island

The Tasmanian Government acknowledges that farming communities are being impacted by the current dry and drought conditions on King and Flinders islands and mainland Tasmania.

There is a range of information, support and other resources available to primary producers.

Funding is available through assistance payments of up to $20,000 to eligible farmers on King and Flinders Islands who are experiencing hardship as a result of extended dry conditions under the King and Flinders Island Primary Producers – Seasonal Conditions Scheme​.

For other Tasmanian livestock producers, a one-off payment is available of up to $5,000 to eligible farm businesses under the Mainland Tasmania - Livestock producers - Seasonal Conditions Scheme.

There is also a range of other schemes and support programs available for eligible producers.

For more information for King and Flinders island farmers impacted by dry and drought conditions please visit our dedicated webpage.

You can also visit our hardship and other support webpage​ for more information.

More Information:

For support and assistance call FarmPoint on 1300 292 292.

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