Assistance & Grants - Rural Financial Counselling Service NSW - Central West


The RFCS provides free, impartial and confidential financial counselling to help farmers, fishers and agriculture-dependent small businesses in their decision making.

For more information about assistances and grants contact your local Rural Financial Counsellor

1.      Department of Agriculture 

2.      Department of Human Services Centrelink

3.      Department of Primary Industries

4.      NSW Rural Assistance Authority


National Drought Reform

The development of a new drought reform package has been designed and introduced to help farmer’s better meet environmental and business challenges, inducing drought.

Australian, state and territory primary industry ministers have agreed that this new package should include:

  • a farm household support payment
  • promoting Farm Management Deposits and taxation measures
  • a national approach to farm business training
  • a coordinated approach to social support services
  • tools and technologies to information farmer decision-making

To view the Federal Government initiatives of this package click the below link:

 To view the State Government initiatives of this package click the below link:

Regional Office Contact Details

RFCS-CW Regional Office
ABN: 54 606 039 416

Level 1, Suite 5, 137 Macquarie Street,
Dubbo NSW 2830

Telephone: 02 6884 7841
Fax: 02 6884 4926