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The Farm Debt Restructure Office administers the Farm Business Analysis Assistance program which is a free no obligation service designed to assist primary producers.

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Farm Business Analysis Assistance  is designed to assist primary producers experiencing financial difficulties and can help you get back on track with your finances. 

What the program provides 

  • Access to a panel of independent farm debt restructuring specialists with significant experience in turning around struggling financial enterprises 
  • An impartial report on your business, operation and overall financial position 
  • The opportunity to work with the specialists to identify the underlying problems you are experiencing 
  • A review of your existing business strategies and options and recommendations that resolve your underlying debt issues including debt restructure 
  • The report is provided in confidence on a no obligation basis, so you remain in control of how you wish to proceed. 

How to apply 

  • Speak with either your accountant, advisor, bank or QRIDA to see if you are eligible and, if so, apply by submitting an application 
  • You will need to provide information about your enterprise to assist with the application process. This includes financial statements, tax returns and your current statement of position. 

What to expect 

  • You can choose your preferred financial specialist from our panel of independent consultants, of which, we will engage on your behalf 
  • QRIDA will brief your specialist and engage with key parties including your bank, advisor or rural financial counsellor to ensure the engagement goes smoothly 
  • The specialist will go on farm and develop the report over approximately 8 weeks, in consultation with you 
  • On final completion of the report, you can review and consider it and then choose what action to take with the information and options provided in the report 
  • QRIDA will be in contact to follow up on how you are progressing and get your feedback. 

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