Help is available for farmers struggling through dry conditions

Published on 21 May 2019

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The Victorian Government and Pyrenees Shire Council are providing ongoing support to farmers during the current dry season.

For technical support regarding management of livestock contact Jo Cameron of Agriculture Victoria – Regional Manager Meat & Wool South West on (03) 5355 0523.

For technical support regarding management of cropping operations contact Tony Fay of Agriculture Victoria – Regional Manager Grains South West on (03) 5366 0023.

To enquire about the Victorian Government’s On Farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme contact Rural Finance on 1800 260 425 or www.ruralfinance.com.au

To access details of Council’s Emergency Water Supply Points please contact Council on 03 5349 1100 or visit www.pyrenees.vic.gov.au/Emergencies/Emergency-Water-Sources

The Rural Financial Counselling Service provides free financial counselling to primary producers and small rural businesses who are experiencing financial hardship.