Financial Support Updates (Small Business)

August 4, 2020 Sharon Purcell

Charleville based Small Business Financial Counsellor, Michelle Gordon is our latest counsellor to feature in an online video. Michelle explains the area she covers and the support she can provide to small rural and regional businesses. To contact Michelle direct, call 0448 182 161 or email

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…

July 8, 2020 Sharon Purcell

Our Warwick based Small Business Financial Counsellor, Donna Neale-Arnold stepped outside her comfort zone this week to record a video for use on social media.Part of a new marketing campaign, staff will be featured on short online clips explaining the Rural Financial Counselling Service and the programs offered by the service.

June 24, 2020 Sharon Purcell

Today’s Small Business Financial Counselling webinar focused on the support available for Commercial tenants and landlords and the detail of the Code of Conduct. The webinar was recorded and has been released for viewing.

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…

May 14, 2020 Sharon Purcell

SMALL BUSINESS Concessional Recovery loansPROGRAM: Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA).Joint Commonwealth-State Funded EVENT: Queensland Bushfires, September – December 2019Assistance is available in the following local government areas:Bundaberg Regional CouncilGladstone Regional CouncilLivingstone Shire CouncilNoosa Shire CouncilSomerset Regional CouncilToowoomba Regional Council EVENT: Southern Queensland Bushfires—September 2019Assistance is available in the following local government areas:Noosa Shire CouncilScenic Rim Regional CouncilSouthern…

April 27, 2020 Sharon Purcell

Current: March 2020 SMALL BUSINESS COVID19 SUPPORT SUPPORTING BUSINESS INVESTMENT Instant asset write off threshold increase from $30,000 to $150,000. Ability to deduct an additional 50% of an asset cost in the year of the purchase. WHO IS ELIGIBLE: BUSINESSES WITH AN AGGREGATED ANNUAL TURNOVER OF $10 MILLION OR MORE BUT LESS THAN $500 MILLION…