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April 1, 2020 Sharon Purcell

MEDIA RELEASE Wednesday, 1 April 2020 HELP ON THE WAY FOR COVID-19 AFFECTED SMALL BUSINESS BUSINESS owners across Southern Queensland have been crippled by the threat of Coronavirus but additional funding has been provided to expand existing financial counselling services. The Rural Financial Counselling Service Southern Queensland (RFCSSQ) has been granted additional funds by the…

March 19, 2020 Sharon Purcell

Dear RFCSSQ clients, You would be well aware of the deepening crisis caused by Coronavirus (Covid-19), the RFCSSQ is implementing precautions to ensure the safety of our clients and staff. With the COVID-19 virus impacting Australia, firstly, I wanted to reassure you that the assistance you currently receive from the RFCS Southern Queensland team will…

March 18, 2020 Sharon Purcell

Wednesday, 18 March 2020 RURAL Queenslanders will be offered online and telephone financial counselling in response the threat of COVID-19 and non-essential travel for the team of Southern Queensland Financial Counsellors will cease. Jenny Whip, Rural Financial Counselling Service Southern Queensland CEO wanted to reassure primary producers and small businesses that assistance provided by the…

February 27, 2020 Sharon Purcell

Thursday, 27 February 2020 CELEBRITY chef and well-known personality, Matt Golinski will prepare a very special BBQ for local farmers in Warwick on Friday, March 6. Organised by the Rural Financial Counselling Service SQ (RFCSSQ) to improve the mood of farmers struggling with drought and drought recovery, the ‘Farmers Feed’ will be held at the…

November 21, 2019 Sharon Purcell

MEDIA RELEASE Thursday, 21 November 2019 ASSISTANCE FOR FIRE AFFECTED FARMERS CAPTION: Chair of the Rural Financial Counselling Service Southern Queensland, Karen Tully said the Category B announcement was welcomed by primary producers. ASSISTANCE FOR FIRE AFFECTED FARMERS BUSHFIRE devastated farmers are urged to apply for concessional disaster loans and freight subsidies from the Disaster…

November 18, 2019 Sharon Purcell

Friday, 15th November, 2019 MEDIA RELEASE Supporting Farmers in Drought and Experiencing Financial HardshipRural Financial Counselling Service Southern Queensland, Chair Mrs Karen Tully, welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Agriculture, The Hon. Bridget McKenzie, confirming the successful passage of the Farm Household Support Amendment (Relief Measures). “The Farm Household Allowance Income Support will now…

November 14, 2019 Sharon Purcell

Thursday, 14 November 2019 MEDIA RELEASE FARMERS are urged to apply for concessional disaster loans from the Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority (QRIDA) to assist the recovery process after bushfires in the Yeppoon and Tewantin regions. Rural Financial Counselling Service, CEO, Jenny Whip said rural producers could apply for an Individual Disaster Stricken Property…

November 14, 2019 Sharon Purcell

Thursday, 14 November 2019 MEDIA RELEASE ROMA TO HOST RURAL AGM Image Caption: ROMA businesses will be the winners when the Rural Financial Counselling Service holds its Southern Queensland AGM in town next week. Pictured are (L to R) Counsellor, Vicki Beitz, CEO, Jenny Whip and Counsellor, Nathan Wichlacz. ROMA is set to host the…