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Business and Financial Assistance

Supporting primary producers with financial assistance

Rural Financial Counselling Service

Rural Financial Counselling Service (RFCS) are supporting primary producers and small businesses in finding financial stability and security, by providing free, confidential and professional advice on a range of issues. Whether you're a primary producer or an owner of a related enterprise, RFCS are here to help.

For more information, visit:

RFCS Central & Southern NSW or call 1800 319 458

RFCS Northern Region or call 1800 344 090

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Rural Assistance Authority

Rural Assistance Authority (RAA) can support primary producers with financial assistance. For further information or to be advised of future drought assistance programs, visit RAA or call 1800 678 593.

Watch RAA's Customer stories videos, showcasing how their financial assistance has helped farmers improve the productivity, profitability and sustainability of farm businesses.

Australian Government Initiatives

Regional Investment Corporation

The Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) is an Australian Government-backed specialist finance provider for farmers and farm-related small businesses.

Business Support

Farm Debt Mediation

'Farm Debt Mediation' is a structured negotiation process to assist the farmer and the creditor to resolve matters relating to farm debts, and to formalise that resolution in an agreement.

Business Connect

Support for Farm and Non-Farm Businesses. Call 1300 134 359 or visit our website.