The 2nd editions of the Agriculture Victoria booklets provide a comprehensive list of all Victorian and Commonwealth Government drought and dry seasonal conditions support initiatives.
They also include regional information on financial and family support, health, farm and small business assistance and community programs.
- Drought Support services in Central and East Gippsland booklet 2nd edition (PDF - 587.3 KB)
- Drought Support services in Central and East Gippsland booklet 2nd edition (WORD - 26.4 KB)
The attached poster may be printed and used to inform communities about grant support options available in their region.
Useful Agriculture Victoria resources
Feeding Livestock website
Agriculture Victoria recently launched a comprehensive feeding livestock website with all the tools, resources and calculators you’ll need during drought and other times when pasture is limited.
The Victorian Government is committed to supporting the next generation of farmers develop and prosper and provides opportunities for young people in agriculture to have a say and enhance their career.
See Young farmers.
Water Market Watch app
Every hour of every day water is traded on the Victorian water market. A new app – Water Market Watch – is now available so you can keep up to date with this changing information anywhere, anytime on your mobile phone.
The app uses authoritative and up-to-date market information from the Victorian Water Register administered by the Victorian Government.
Water Market Watch is free to download from the:
Drought and dry seasonal conditions videos
The following videos demonstrate how two local farmers have used Victorian and Commonwealth Government grants for on-farm infrastructure, on-farm emergency water and pasture restoration.
Planning, making decisions for long term profitability and building a resilient business model are important considerations for any farm business no matter what time of year.