Our News

Oct 1

We Are Coming To You

2018-10-01T11:21:06+00:00

We are on the bus with Centrelink’s Mobile Service to assist drought-affected farmers with the expanded Farm Household Allowance.

We will be in various townships throughout Gippsland in November & December 2018.

Click here to view our schedule

Contact us for more information via email or phone 1300 045 747

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Apr 13

2 New Counsellors appointed

2018-04-13T12:15:21+00:00

We are pleased to announce the appointment of 2 new Financial Counsellors to the Gippsland team.

Christos Iliopoulos and Sarah Bardsley.

Christos will be based in Maffra, servicing the whole Gippsland region 3 days per week.  He brings extensive experience in commerce; local government; community health and education, and a significant background in business management, consulting, teaching, disability http://www.healthandrecoveryinstitute.com/adderall-adhd/ support and farmer assistance.

Sarah will be based in Ellinbank and Maffra, servicing the whole of Gippsland 2 days per week.  She bringing extensive experience in the dairy industry;  business management and has working knowledge of issues directly impacting our rural communities, developing the Heyfield Financial Counselling Community Outreach Program.

for more information click here
Media Release – New Financial Counsellors welcomed

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Mar 21

New Board member for RFCSV-G

2018-03-21T09:08:08+00:00

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Clare Adams to our Board.

Clare is a resident of Sale and brings extensive experience within financial services, banking and employment industries, as well as board appointments within the education and aged care sectors.  Clare has specific expertise in finance and audit.
Clare is highly involved in her community, and is currently appointed as a Victorian State Bail Justice.

We would also like to thank outgoing Board Member, Chris Trotman for her five years of instrumental service to RFCSV-G.

Click here to read more

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Feb 27

Thank You Lions Club & Need for Feed

2018-02-27T13:46:34+00:00

The annual Lions Club Need for Feed Hay Run was held on Australia Day, assisting farmers in East Gippsland with Fodder, Food Hampers, Pet Food and Fuel Vouchers.
Our team was on the ground assisting our farming families https://www.ncmh.info/klonopin-clonazepam-medication/ receive some much needed relief.

We sincerely thank the Lions Group with Aussie Helpers and Drought Angels, as well as all the selfless volunteers for their outstanding efforts to deliver this valued initiative.

Want to know more?  Visit needforfeed.org

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Jan 13

Managing Dairy Farming – Volatility & Risk Workshops

2018-01-13T16:15:10+00:00

Agriculture Victoria are holding a 2 day workshop over 2 weeks in Yarram and Maffra.

These workshops will help Dairy Farmers, Share Farmers and employees create clear plans to manage their key risks including the impact of climate variability.

To register your interest or further information please contact :
Yarram – David Shambrook 0427 350 928
Maffra – Maria Rose 0459 885 359

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Dec 11

Office Holiday Closure

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Our offices will be closed from Monday 25 December and will reopen Tuesday 2 January 2018.

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Nov 28

New Chair appointed for RFCSV-G

2017-11-28T14:55:56+00:00

RFCSV-G is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Chairperson, Mr Aubrey Pellet with outgoing Chair, Richard Habgood nominated to remain as Deputy Chair, continuing to provide his invaluable experience and support to our Service, new Chair and Board.  During the recent AGM, Mr Habgood announced his retirement as Chairperson held since 2011, stating,

“The time was right to step aside.  I will see out my final term on the board until November 2019 so I can continue to provide support to the new Chair”.

Chair Pellet has been an RFCSV-G Board Director since 2012 with extensive hands-on experience in agribusiness, supply chain and dairy farm management in Gippsland.

Read our Media Release for more information

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Nov 20

Welcome New Counsellor – Bairnsdale

2017-11-27T09:56:49+00:00

We welcome Wayne Jefferis, appointed as a Rural Financial Counsellor at our Bairnsdale office.

Wayne has an extensive financial background with a Bachelor of Bus (Accounting) Degree and is a FCPA.
Wayne’s background is in public accounting & farming. He was a senior partner in an accounting practice in Leongatha and Korumburra for many years where he worked with farmers and business https://www.ncmh.info/xanax-alprazolam-anxiety-panic-disorder/ clients to assist with all forms of compliance, management, finance and succession planning issues. A passion for farming, he operated his beef farm in South Gippsland until recent time.
Wayne lives in Bairnsdale and is looking forward to working with the farming community in East Gippsland.

Please feel free to contact Wayne, his direct mobile number is 0429 991 956.

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