Rural Financial Counselling Service (Victoria - North West)
Phone 1300 769 489 Email

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Rural Financial Counselling Service Victoria North West is a free financial counselling service to support eligible primary producers, fishers, foresters and small associated rural businesses.

If your farming enterprise is struggling with debt, and there is added concern with the impact of drought, a Rural Financial Counsellor can help with:

  • Analysing cash flows, balance sheets, profit & loss statements and your business position.
  • Preparing budgets and a statement of position.
  • Reviewing planning, goals and risks.
  • Identifying government and industry support that may be available.
  • Applying for loans and negotiating with current lenders. Supporting the Farm Debt Mediation process where applicable.
  • Making referral and linkages to professional services and wellbeing support services when required.

How do I access the Service – will someone visit me on the farm?

Phone our 1300 769 489 number to enquire. Our Rural Financial Counsellors will follow up arranging on farm visits if appropriate, or arrange alternative meeting options.

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