The Drought Community Support Initiative (DCSI) Round 2 is an Australian Government funded grant that provides financial assistance of up to $3000 to farmers, farm workers, or suppliers/contractors that have been impacted by the drought. 

DCSI Round 2 is a second round of funding being provided by the Commonwealth Government under this initiative. In this round, there is $45,000,000 of funding to be distributed to eligible households, through payments of $3,000.

On 20 March 2020, the Australian Government announced $15,000,000 of funding to be allocated towards an additional 52 LGAs that are now eligible to receive DCSI Round 2 support. These LGAs will be able to access this funding via our online form as of the 23 March 2020.

Round 2 started on the 19 November 2019 and will continue until 30 April 2021 or until program funds have been exhausted.