As a result of extremely dry conditions and little to no rainfall for many years, our region remains drought declared.

While we can’t make it rain, there are other ways our communities can be supported through this incredibly trying time.

There are a number of government initiatives, community drought-assistance and financial support programs available to residents, property owners and businesses who are adversely affected by this ongoing drought.


Support services are available through the following businesses, charities and government agencies:

Financial assistance

Mental health and wellbeing

Where to donate

Drought support services information Toowoomba Region (Printable PDF)

This article was created with the assistance of Southern Downs Regional Council.