Central West Mental Health & ATODS have partnered with Royal Flying Doctor Service, Anglicare, Medicare Local, Rural Family Support and Queensland Ambulance Service to form a Central West Drought Response group. The services are working together with a view to supporting Central West community members affected by the current drought conditions. For more information on assistance available please click on the following links.

The Bush Bible

A guide to Drought Assistance Schemes and Support Programs for Western Queensland targeting the Barcaldine, Barcoo, Blackall/Tambo, Boulia, Diamantina, Longreach, Richmond and Winton Shire areas.

Download Bush Bible

All enquiries regarding drought declarations, please contact the Drought Hotline 1800 025 656 or Lew Markey on 4650 1260 or 0429 053045.