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AgForce Queensland
AgForce is a peak organisation representing Queensland's rural producers, which strives to ensure the long term growth, viability, competitiveness and profitability of broadacre industries of cattle, grain, sheep and wool in Queensland.

Bureau of Meteorology
Providing up-to-date weather forecasts to assist you in your planning.

CANEGROWERS
A leading industry organisation, CANEGROWERS provides representation, leadership and other valuable services to Queensland cane growers in order to achieve a viable sugar industry.

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries - Queensland
The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries provides leadership to promote a sustainable and innovative agriculture, fisheries and forestry sector which adds value to the economy and community.

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources - Australian Government
The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources develops and implements policies and programs to ensure Australia's agricultural, fisheries, food and forestry industries remain competitive, profitable and sustainable, and supports the sustainable and productive management and use of rivers and water resources.

Growcom
Growcom, formerly known as Queensland Fruit and Vegetable Growers (QFVG), is the voice of Queensland horticulture and is the only organisation in Australia to deliver services across the entire horticulture industry to growers and grower-groups of all commodities, sizes and regions, as well as associated industries.

Queensland Dairyfarmers Organisation (QDO)
QDO plays an active role in protecting the interests of Queensland’s dairyfarmers, ensuring that their views are adequately represented and addressing matters affecting the industry to improve the efficiency and welfare of their members.

Queensland Farmers' Federation (QFF)
QFF is a leading rural industry organisation that represents more than 18,000 primary producers (including cane growers, fruit and vegetable growers, cotton growers, prawn farmers and dairy farmers) across Queensland.

Queensland Seafood Industry Association (QSIA)
QSIA is a representative body for Queensland's licensed commercial fishers that ensures commercial fishers maintain the right to harvest seafood products, encourages value adding of seafood, and promotes a favourable policy and economic environment for the seafood industry.

Support Programs

Australian Taxation Office
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) offers assistance to people who are finding it difficult to pay their tax debts due to the impacts of the drought on their income. Farmers and other taxpayers whose income is derived from drought affected areas can visit the ATO tax relief web page or call 1800 806 218.

Personal assistance
There are a range of services available to assist you and your family in difficult times:

Last updated
16 August 2018