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Storm assistance available

By Southern Riverina News

Eligible primary producers in the Deniliquin-Jerilderie area affected by a severe storm in December can now access Agricultural Natural Disaster Relief Assistance from the NSW Government.

Concessional interest rate loans of up to $130,000 are available for those within parts of the Federation, Murray River, Murrumbidgee, Edward River and Berrigan Local Government Areas.

Transport freight subsidies of up to 50 per cent of the cost of transporting fodder to an affected property and stock to or from agistment are also available. The maximum is $15,000 per year.

Contact the NSW Rural Assistance Authority on 1800 678 593 or visit www.raa.nsw.gov.au for more details.