rural financial counselling services

Part of the national Rural Financial Counselling Program, Rural Business Tasmania’s flagship service, Rural Financial Counselling Service Tasmania, provides confidential and independent counsel to primary producers, fisherman and small rural businesses that are suffering financial hardship, and that have no alternative sources of impartial support.

The Service:

  • Farm debt mediation
  • Cash flow forecasting analysis
  • Loan / grant applications
  • Financial negotiations
  • Business plan development
  • Viability analysis
  • Farm exit planning
  • Succession planning
  • Financial literacy
  • Small business advisory service

To be eligible for assistance under the Rural Financial Counselling Service Program you must either be:

Involved directly in primary production as a farmer, fisher, forest grower and harvester


Be the owner of a small rural related enterprise that is primarily involved in supporting the production of farm, fish or forest products.


Be in financial difficulty and have no alternative sources of impartial support.

Our counselling team can be contacted on 1300 88 3276 and can be located in three (3) of our regional offices:

Longford, 3/10 Marlborough Street

Glenorchy, Showgrounds 2a Howard Road 

Devonport, Showgrounds 86 Gunn Street


*Head Office located in Launceston (62 York Street)