Federal Budget 2013-14

Challenge of natural disasters

Those affected by Australia’s spate of natural disasters over the last few years are not only trying to rebuild their lives, but are struggling to insure against further catastrophes. To reduce insurance premiums, the Government is investing $100 million in natural disaster mitigation.

Federal Budget 2013-14

Helping our farmers

A National Drought Reform will help farmers face the challenge of climate change. A new Farm Household Assistance package will be funded with $99.4 million of investment and will support farmers in times of hardship.