CENTRELINK will be visiting many country locations in the coming weeks to outline the assistance available under the Federal Government $5.5 million emergency income support assistance package.
WAFarmers encourages eligible farmers to attend the session in their area.
Claims forms will be available at the sessions and staff will be on hand to discuss issues with the farmers and their families.
The sessions will outline what is required to claim the assistance.
Centrelink staff will be visiting the following areas next week:
pTuesday, December 4, Wickepin, 9am-11.30am, Community Hall
pTuesday, December 4, Corrigin, 2.30pm-4.30pm, Cyril Box Pavilion
pWednesday, December 5, Narembeen,9am-12pm, Recreation Centre
pThursday, December 6, Gnowangerup, 9am-12pm, Recreation Centre
For more information on the income support payment, contact local Centrelink offices, phone the Centrelink Rural Call Centre on freecall 1800 050 585 or visit www.centrelink.gov.au/internet/in ternet.nsf/payments/drought_assis t.htm