Western Plains Regional Development Drought Support Worker Lee-Anne Denyer is now available to assist local farmers and families within the Lachlan community to connect to services and grants that are currently available to assist in these hard times. Current Grants and Subsidies that are available include: Animal Welfare Transport Subsidy; Donated Fodder Transport Subsidy; Emergency Financial Assistance; Farm Household Allowance; Skills training for farmers and business’s; Farm business skills for professional development program; Rural Financial Counsellor Assistance; and Referral to Charitable Assistance e.g. St Vincent de Paul. Loans that can be accessed include Drought Assistance Fund; Farm Innovation Fund; and [...]
WESTERN PLAINS REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT INC SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE TO COMPLETE CERTIFICATE 4 IN COMMUNITY SERVICES Expressions of interest are sought from individuals to receive a scholarship to obtain qualifications and experience suitable for employment in suicidal prevention roles. Participants will complete; a Certificate 4 Community Services, Aboriginal Emotional and Social Wellbeing, Peer Work or other relevant courses. The study program will be delivered through VERTO on a full-time external basis. Attractive full scholarship available with ongoing support to the successful applicants. A FULL LIST of essential and desirable criteria can be found in the attached image. A full information package (or [...]
Services Australia start paying the Coronavirus Supplement this week. Please pay attention to some information below to understand when you’ll start getting this payment. You’ll only start receiving this with your fortnightly payment once you’ve reported income for the period that covers 27 April. For example, if you’re due to receive your next payment today, the reporting period covers up to 26 April. This means the Coronavirus Supplement won’t be included in this payment cycle. If eligible, we’ll pay the supplement with your next fortnightly payment. If you don’t normally report income to receive your payment you don’t need to [...]
WPRD has a hand sanitizing station located just in the front door. If you are entering the building PLEASE utilise this mandatory station in preparation of minimising the impact of cold & flu season. At this time we ask with the number of different bodies coming into our premises that if you have cold or flu like symptoms please refrain from entering the building. Thank you for your co-operation.