After one of the worst years imaginable on the land, drought-ravaged farmers are doing it tough.
They're struggling to pay their bills and put food on the table - and then there's the matter of Christmas.
Those with children eagerly awaiting Santa's visit are really feeling the pinch and are wondering how they are going to break the news that Santa is out of money for presents this year.
Charity Drought Angels is trying to put a feast on the table and make sure the children get a present from Santa, and from their parents.
With 4000 farmers across the country in need of help it's a big venture - and time is running out.
Founder Natasha Johnston has appealed to the community to consider helping farmers this christmas - the people who help you put food on your table to feed your family.
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"There is something very wrong when the people who help us put food on our table cannot put food on their own table," she said.
Ms Johnston is urging supporters to buy a prepaid Visa card, put some money on it, and post it straight away to the charity's Chinchilla headquarters.
The charity will then send it to a farmer in need.
The aim is to give every farmer $100 in prepaid gift cards, but that depends on the level of support this campaign receives.
"We want to provide a $100 prepaid card in order to help them pay for a lovely Christmas lunch," she said.
"This means these families are going to be able to sit down and eat something together, enjoy the love of a family and draw strength and love from one another for the challenges that still lay ahead.
"Whether it be a $5 donation or $100, every cent will help to provide these deserving families with a special Christmas lunch that they can enjoy together.
"Giving the prepaid cards means we can help more farmers more quickly."
To donate online click here.
Gift cards should be mailed to:
PO BOX 451 Chinchilla, Queensland, 4413