Financial Support Updates (Rural Financial Counselling)

August 27, 2020 Sharon Purcell

FAMILY succession planning in the agricultural industry isn’t a simple process.Passing the family farming or livestock production business on to the next generation is fraught with taxation and legal implications as well as the emotional stress of possible family disagreements.The Rural Financial Counselling Service SQ (RFCSSQ) has arranged a free workshop in Goondiwindi on Wednesday,…

July 14, 2020 Sharon Purcell

Our Biloela based Rural Financial Counsellor, Bronwyn Schultz is a strong advocate for the rural industry and enjoys working with primary producers.Bronwyn explains a recent social media video release why she likes dealing with farmers and how she helps the industry.

July 9, 2020 Sharon Purcell

The Rural Financial Counselling Service has a board vacancy. Expressions of Interest Board Member Vacancy Rural Financial Counselling Service Southern Queensland Rural Solutions Queensland Incorporated, a Not for Profit Body in Queensland auspices the Rural Financial Counselling Service (RFCS) Programme for the Southern Region in Queensland.  Rural Solutions Queensland and the Rural Financial Counselling Service…

June 30, 2020 Sharon Purcell

Roma based Rural Financial Counsellor, Dale Murphy was featured in a social media video release today.The well known local explains his role as a Rural Financial Counsellor and how he feels about it.

June 18, 2020 Sharon Purcell

Our Rural Tax webinar today was hosted by Angie Bowden and Dale Murphy and featured our special guest, Condamine Accountants director, Laura Babington.

June 17, 2020 Sharon Purcell

The recently announced $150,000 instant asset write-off tax incentive has been extended to the end of 2020. Key points:The new rules for the Instant Asset Write-Off scheme will be extended to the end of the year (December 2020)Eligible businesses (those with an annual turnover of less than $500M) are able to instantly deduct the cost of…

June 16, 2020 Sharon Purcell

(11 June, 2020) FHA is a fortnightly income support payment for eligible farming families in financial hardship.Payments up to $26,561.60/annum, per couple or $15,912.00/annum for singles are available for up to four years. This is currently supplemented by an additional $550/person each fortnight due to COVID-19. The payment is administered by the Australian Government Department…

June 9, 2020 Sharon Purcell

The Rotary Cash Cards program has helped many rural families in Southern Queensland.This week we caught up with Bryan Payne in Roma and asked him to explain the program and how Rotary gets involved in the bush.

June 3, 2020 Sharon Purcell

Gympie based Rural Financial Counsellor, Alison Paulger is the first of the RFCSSQ team to record a social media video explaining the Rural Financial Counselling Service and how to contact us. Watch this space!

May 21, 2020 Sharon Purcell

Current: 21st May 2020 COVID19 Jobs Support Loan• Applications closed• Additional $500M announced in May will be used to continue accessing applications received prior to closure of the program Small Business COVID-19 Adaption Grant• Apply for up to $10,000 funding to support micro and small businesses impacted by COVID19 Electricity bill relief• Your small business…