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The Rural Financial Counselling Service provides farmers, fishing enterprises, forest growers and harvesters and related small business owners across Australia with advice if their business is experiencing, or is at risk of financial hardship.

They can help with:

  • identifying financial and business options
  • developing an action plan
  • negotiations with lenders
  • applications for Farm Household Allowance
  • referrals to other professional services including accountants, agricultural advisors, education, or counselling

Offices are located across Australia: