Drought Assistance: application for payments over $1,000
Frequently Asked Questions
Where does your money come from?
The money and other gifts that Lutheran Drought Aid Queensland distributes is entirely donated by the people of the Lutheran Church of Australia (LCA).
Do I have to be Christian to access help?
No: these donations were given for anyone in need, to be distributed with no strings attached. We do this because we want you to know that God cares about you in your difficulty.
What if I have already received other drought support, such as a government grant?
We assess your application based on your current needs, regardless of what other support you may have received. However, we do want to make sure that you know about the various support options available to you, so you can get as much help as possible.
Will my application be confidential?
Yes, we keep your application confidential. If you wish, we can share your story via this website, to encourage others. But even then, we can conceal your real name.
Where you can reach out
There are many resources and organisations who can help. If you are unsure about who to best talk to, we can help because our volunteers know farming and rural living.
Supportive organisations include but are not limited to:
Through the generosity of the people of the Lutheran Church of Australia, we are offering funding to Queenslanders affected by drought and identified as living in drought declared areas of Queensland. We help with daily living needs such as food, clothing, fuel, utilities or house repairs. Please reach out by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, and we’ll be in touch within a few days.
Please note, all applications will be assessed against our criteria. Not all applications may be successful.