More support announced for farming families affected by drought

THE Federal Government has announced additional support for farmers impacted by drought, including two lump sum supplementary payments worth up to $12,000 for eligible households.

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Farmers suffering during the drought now have access to supplementary cash payments.

The Government is also changing the assets test to allow thousands more farmers to access support.

This is a special payment in recognition of the severity of the drought.