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Gympie region drought relief information sessions - 17 March 2014

Gympie regional council, in partnership with the Queensland Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, QRAA and the Australian Government Department of Human Services is hosting Drought Relief Assistance and Information sessions across the Gympie region.

Primary producers are encouraged to attend to meet with agency representatives and receive information about assistance currently available and also register to receive information in the event of further assistance packages being released.

Governance and Economic Development Portfolio Councillor Tony Perrett encouraged producers or anyone who is seeking information to attend.

"The current drought is having a significant toll on our primary producers not only financially, but emotionally.  In this critical situation, primary producers need to avail themselves of the opportunity to seek assistance and gain information," said Cr Perrett.

Information session program:

Tuesday 25th March

8.00am - 12.00 - Goomeri Hall of Memory - Boonara St, Goomeri
1.00pm - 5.00pm - Kilkivan Hall - Bligh St, Kilkivan

Friday 28th March

8.00am - 12.00 - Gunalda Hall - 27 Balkin St, Gunalda
1.00pm - 5.00pm - The Pavilion, Gympie Showgrounds, Exhibition Rd, Gympie


For further information or to register your attendance, please contact Lynne Wilbraham on 54810744