Drought support and incentives

Support and initiatives


Australian Government Support

NSW Government Support

Please contact Murrumbidgee Council on 1300 676 243 if you are having difficulties paying your rates.

For a list of the latest grants and other initiatives, subscribe to our e-newsletter


Mental health and well-being

It's vital that we look out for ourselves and those around us during times of hardship.

Support services available are listed here.


Events and activities

Escape the Drought - free community events!

The whole community is invited to join Murrumibdgee Council for special free ‘Escape the Drought’ events.  

Event details:

Jerilderie:  29 November 2019, Jerilderie Civic Hall, 12 pm – 5 pm

Darlington Point: 5 December 2019, Darlington Point Sports Club, 12 pm – 5 pm

Coleambally: 6 December 2019, Coleambally Community Hall, 12 pm - 5 pm


































Service NSW mobile van visit

The mobile van will be in:

Jerilderie on Tuesday 10 December from 10am-3pm (outside Civic Hall) and
Coleambally on Wednesday 11 December from 9am-3pm (outside Community Hall).