RURAL FINANCIAL COUNSELLOR POSITION

*APPLICATIONS CLOSING 17TH DECEMBER 2018*    We're looking for a Rural Financial Counsellor to join our team to provide financial counselling assistance to farmers and small rural business operators in the Swan Hill and Gannawarra areas…

Webinar: Q&A with the Regional Investment Corporation

The Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) is running a Q&A Webinar this Wednesday 21st November at 1pm. If you would like to find out more about RIC loans for farm businesses: farm investment loans drought loans You can register…

On-Farm Drought Infrastructure Support Grants

A grant of up to $5,000 per farm business is available to assist eligible farm businesses implement on-farm infrastructure improvements (dollar for dollar matching funding co-contribution). Eligible infrastructure improvements include: …

Farewell to Teresa Meulendijks

On 18th October 2018 Teresa Meulendijks finished up as a Rural Financial Counsellor.  Teresa had been a valuable member of our team working from our Pyramid Hill office. We thank Teresa for her contributions supporting farming families,…

Elmore Field Days Lolly Jar Guess

Congratulations to Anastasia B, the winner of the RFCS VIC NW 2018 Elmore Field Days lolly jar guess. A perfect guess out of the 182 entries made during the 3 day event. The team at RFCS VIC NW hope you enjoy your prize. Thank you to…

CHANGES TO THE FARM HOUSEHOLD ALLOWANCE APPLICATION

Changes have been made to the Farm Household Allowance application. Senior Rural Financial Counsellor Co-ordinator Stephanie Ferdelja says these changes have made a real difference to the application process by reducing the number of questions…

RURAL FINANCIAL COUNSELLOR POSITION

*APPLICATION DATE EXTENDED UNTIL 9TH NOVEMBER 2018*    We're looking for a Rural Financial Counsellor to join our team to provide financial counselling assistance to farmers and small rural business operators in the Buloke Shire Council,…

OUTBACK TRUCKERS IN MILDURA

Over the weekend, Senior Rural Financial Counsellor Stephanie joined the crew from the TV Show Outback Truckers when they stopped in Mildura as part of their Drive for Life campaign with the Mildura City Heart and Sunraysia Drought Relief Group. The…

Rural Financial Counsellors at Field Days this week

Our Rural Financial Counsellors are out and about this week and are available to talk to new and existing clients about our service, low interest loans and answer questions about the Farm Household Allowance. You can find Teresa, Ken,…

More changes to Farm Household Allowance

Recent changes to the Farm Household Allowance (FHA) temporarily increase the farm assets test and provide lump sum payments. • If you already receive FHA you will automatically receive the lump sum payments • If you want to apply for…