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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 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…

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 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 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 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.