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In the majority of matters a mortgagee will initiate mediation through serving a notice of their intention to take enforcement action. This also informs the farmer of their right to request mediation.

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Important steps toward mediation 

The following steps outline the process and notices used by the mortgagee when the mortgagee initiates mediation.

Mortgagees obligations
  • Be prepared and participate in mediation in good faith. Refer to the Good Faith Information Sheet (PDF, 922KB)
  • The mortgagee should ensure that the Act is applicable to the farmer before proceeding to mediation.
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Last updated
16 December 2020