Register for assistance (from this Appeal)

Farming families requiring financial or in-kind assistance from this Appeal should contact The Salvation Army immediately for assessment by - phone: 02 8757 8088 (24 hour hotline) or online:

Visit the Drought Hub

Drought support has changed in NSW. Landholders are encouraged to visit the DPI Droughthub ( for information on the services and support available during drought conditions. You can also download the North West Drought Support Factsheet HERE.

Tamworth Regional Council Rates Hardship

Council recognises there are cases of genuine financial hardship requiring respect and compassion. Council has a ‘Ratepayers Hardship Policy’ which provides guidelines for the assessment of hardship applications.  If you cannot pay your rates by the dates required then please contact Council’s Debt Recovery Officer on 1300 733 625 to discuss alternate payment arrangements.

For further information, see the Hardship Rate Relief Policy and Hardship Rate Relief Application Form.