Communities across northern NSW who have grappled with the crippling impacts of flood, drought, fire and COVID-19, will receive a dose of much-needed comic relief this April, along with access to health and rural financial advice, at free community events.
Presented by the National Drought and Flood Agency, the What a Relief! tour will travel to 10 small towns and villages, full details here.
The events will feature multi-award-winning comedian, actor, screenwriter and storyteller, Damian Callinan. Damian is no stranger to the north west, following his successful tour in February 2020.
In addition to a dose of comedy, the events will include access to counsellors from the Rural Financial Counselling Service, co-ordinators from the Rural Adversity Mental Health Program, primary healthcare nurses from Healthwise,and mental health clinicians from Northern NSW Local Health District.
The Drought and Flood Agency’s Regional Recovery Officer for North NSW Sandy McNaughton will also be on hand to discuss drought and other Government support, including applications for $500 Rotary debit cards.
Each event will include a free community barbecue.
To attend your free local What a Relief! event, RSVP here.