Rural Financial Counselling Service planning for extra need as Farm Household Allowance ends

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated February 2 2017 - 6:40am, first published 12:45am
Rural financial counselling service managers are preparing for an increased caseload as cash-strapped graziers begin coming to the end of drought support payments through the Farm Household Allowance.

The bodies responsible for financial counselling services in rural Queensland are preparing for an increased demand on their personnel in the next few months as Farm Household Allowance assistance comes to an end for a number of rural families.

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications.

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