Harness Racing Australia
Drought Assistance - and Other Associated Information

 
 
DROUGHT ASSISTANCE  

AUSTRALIAN and STATE GOVERNMENTS:

Drought Assistance is available to farmers, their families, rural communities and agriculture-dependent small businesses.  For a compilation of drought assistance measures provided by the Australian State and Territory Governments, refer initially to:

Federal:

Australian Government

Department of Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF)

State:

Drought Assistance New South Wales

Drought Assistance Queensland

Drought Assistance South Australia

Drought Assistance Tasmania

Drought Assistance Victoria

Drought Assistance Western Australia

   

Centrelink:
 

Centrelink is helping people in communities that have been affected by the drought in a number of ways.  This assistance includes help for farmers, small business, the wider community and farm hands.  Refer to:

Drought Assistance For Farmers, Small Business and Farm Hands

Drought Assistance: Fact Sheets


 

HORSE FEEDING / WELFARE / AGISTMENT / VETERINARY  

Drought Feeding & Management for Horses (RIRDC Publication by David Nash, Agriculture Victoria)
  
Feeding Horses in Australia - A Guide for Horse Owners and Manager  (RIRDC Publicatin by John Kohnke et al.)
 
Horses, Land and Water Community of Practice  (Dept of Agriculture, Fisheries & Forestry, and, Landcare)
 

Horse SA:


  

Horse Keeping
Horse Health
Industry Development
 

NSW Department of Primary Industries:

  

Feeding the Working Horse
Practical Feeding of Horses

  

Victorian Department of Primary Industries:



 
 
 

Agistment
Code of Practice for Horse Welfare in Victoria
Condition Scoring and Weight Estimation of Horses
Horse Care, the Basics Bureau of Animal Welfare
Small Farm:  Drought Planning Horses
Small Farm:  Feeding Horses
  
The Horse US Equine Health Magazine:
 
 
Equine Health
Nutrition
 

Australian Equine Veterinary Association:
 

  

Use "Find A Horse Vet" link
 

  
OTHER USEFUL LINKS  
The Australian Horse Industry Council
Goulburn-Murray Water    (Key Water provider in the Goulburn Murray area) 
Rural Finance  (including Exceptional Circumstances Interest Subsidy Support and Drought & Bushfire Recovery Information)
Melbourne University Water Symposium Papers, March 2007
Also refer to Information and Research Papers
 
last updated April 2010

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