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Over 4000 families nationally have applied for grants of $3000 in round two of the Drought Community Support Initiative in its first four days.

Minister for Drought David Littleproud said the Salvation Army and St. Vincent de Paul Society would continue to be the two main partners delivering the money.
Minister Littleproud.  Also said “The charities not only have this proven track record of delivery, they also have an established regional footprint, trained personnel and appropriate governance to ensure against fraud,”

Those in eligible Local Government areas are encouraged to see if they are eligible for assistance.

Local areas eligible are the Berri-Barmera, Renmark-Paringa, Southern Mallee, Karoonda-East Murray, Loxton-Waikerie and Mid Murray council areas.

More information can be found at either the st Vincent de Paul or Salvation Army website.