Diocesan Drought Relief Appeal

Many people in our region are currently suffering from the effects of the ongoing drought, and the Diocese of Bathurst is responding to their needs in a variety of ways.

Knowing that it will take years for farmers and communities to recover; and that droughts are becoming more common, we need to provide both immediate and long-term help, to ensure communities build a level of resilience to ongoing drought conditions.

To this end, the Diocese has set up this appeal, which will be managed by Centacare Bathurst, our Diocesan social services agency. Centacare is delivering a range of psychological and social services to the drought affected communities in the Diocese. Funds collected through our Appeal will go to supporting these initiatives as well as provide emergency material assistance. 

We are grateful for any assistance you are able to give to help our struggling communities.


All donations above $2 are tax deductible

Donate online:


In Person:
Donations may be made in person at Centacare offices : 107 William Street, Bathurst or 28 Cobbora Street, Dubbo.

By Phone:
You may also call Centacare on 1800 231 118 or 6331 8944 to make your donation over the phone.