Attribute statement to: Rural Aid CEO John Warlters.
Following updated advice from heath authorities, Rural Aid announced that it will be postponing the 10 Towns Makeover at Gayndah Queensland, due to start on 22 March to 28 March.
The decision comes after government recommendations that all non-essential public gatherings of more than 500 people be cancelled in the interests of safety.
The safety of our Farm Army volunteers, Rural Aid staff and Board members, our stakeholders, community members and supporters remain paramount, and this will be the priority for us. A new date will be set for Gayndah’s makeover once health authorities advise it is safe to do so.
About Rural Aid
Rural Aid is one of Australia’s largest rural charities. Well known for the highly successful ‘Buy a Bale’ campaign, the charity also provides financial assistance, water and counselling to farmers in times of drought, flood or fire. Other initiatives support its vision that farming and rural communities are safeguarded to ensure their sustainability both during and after these natural disasters. Visit www.ruralaid.org.au for further information on these programs and other support for our rural communities.
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