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OUR NORTHERN RIVERS BRANCHES LOCATED AT ALSTONVILLE, GRAFTON, LISMORE AND MURWILLUMBAH CAN ASSIST YOU WITH YOUR FLOOD RECOVERY! - McGregor Gourlay

OUR NORTHERN RIVERS BRANCHES LOCATED AT ALSTONVILLE, GRAFTON, LISMORE AND MURWILLUMBAH CAN ASSIST YOU WITH YOUR FLOOD RECOVERY!

The Northern Rivers is no stranger to extreme weather events and we have been proud to offer assistance in the past and will do so again in the future. The team at McGregor Gourlay are happy to assist with grant and fodder registrations, emergency fodder distribution, quotes, letters of recommendation for repair options, agronomy advice, cropping inputs, pet food, fencing, pumps and rural merchandise to help get your farm back on track.

A list of grant applications currently available are listed below, please click on the links for eligibility and to apply.

Our best wishes to all who have been affected by this event. If we can help, give your local team a call today.

ALSTONVILLE:  28 Kays Lane, Alstonville
Open 7am-5pm weekdays, 8am-11.30am Saturdays.
T: 02 6625 8200 E: alstonville@mcgregorgourlay.com.au

GRAFTON:  38 Mulgi Drive, South Grafton
Open 8am-5pm weekdays, 8am-12pm Saturdays.
T: 02 6644 2800 E: grafton@mcgregorgourlay.com.au

LISMORE:  21 Krauss Avenue, Lismore
Open 8am-5pm weekdays, 8am-12pm Saturdays.
T: 02 6629 2100 E: lismore@mcgregorgourlay.com.au

MURWILLUMBAH:  61-65 Quarry Road, Murwillumbah
Open 7am-5pm weekdays, 8am-12pm Saturdays.
T: 02 6671 3900 E: murwillumbah@mcgregorgourlay.com.au


The NSW and Australian Governments, Department of Primary Industries, Local Land Services and Rural Assistance Authority have announced additional assistance measures to support those who have been impacted by the floods and severe weather that occurred from February 2022 onwards.

The flood affected farming communities across the Northern Rivers are encouraged to apply for Special Disaster Grants to access financial assistance to get individuals, businesses and small and large scale farming back on track as soon as possible. Special Disaster Grants of emergency fodder, freight and finance from $25,000 to $75,000 are now available to:

  • help pay for the costs of clean up, reinstatement activities and emergency measures associated with the immediate recovery of your primary production enterprise.
  • hire or lease equipment or materials to clean premises, property or equipment.
  • remove and dispose of debris, damaged goods or materials including injured or dead livestock.
  • repair or replace fencing and/or other essential property infrastructure.
  • purchase and transport fodder or feed for livestock.
  • replace livestock.
  • replace lost or damaged plants, salvage crops, repair or restore fields.
  • repair, recondition or replace essential plant or equipment.
  • maintain the health of livestock
  • pay additional wages to an employee to assist with clean-up work (above and beyond normal wage expenditure, ie. day-to-day staffing)
  • repair buildings (except dwellings, unless they are used for staff accommodation).

To apply for the various flood grants available, click on the website links below:

For personal, business and non for profit grants also look at:

Emergency fencing, fodder, supplies and freight assistance for farming :