Rural Relief Fund

In the unfortunate instance when disasters like drought, flood or bush-fires occur, the need for assistance is immediate. With human and animal welfare a priority, the Rural Relief Fund through the provision of emergency grants can act quickly to support those most affected.
In times of crisis and financial hardship, the Rural Relief Fund supports farming families and their communities in their time of most need. Offering grants of up to $2,500 crisis relief is gifted to eligible families based on urgency and the level of support required.
Family and animal welfare as a priority is taken into account, and as such disbursed funds can cover everything from basic household goods including food to utility bills to the repair of damaged fences.


Need Help?

Application Form

To download a copy of the application form, click below.

Post Completed Forms

Return completed applications via post to:
PO Box 322
Launceston TAS 7250

Email Completed Form

If you’d prefer to email your completed form, then please forward to:

Drought Assistance Application Form

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Donate To Rural Relief Fund

Thank you for supporting our farmers through challenging times. There are four ways in which you can donate:

Pay Pal


Bank Transfer

Rural Relief Fund
BSB: 017 042
Account Number: 2662 37013


Mail a cheque to:
Rural Relief Fund
PO Box 322, Launceston

Over the phone payment

Contact our office on 1300 88 3276 to make a payment over the phone with your Credit Card



Get in touch with Rural Business Tasmania to learn more about our work and how you can get involved.

62 York Street

1300 88 3276

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