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Rural Assistance Authority

Farm Debt Mediation

'Farm Debt Mediation' is a structured negotiation process in which the mediator, as a neutral and independent person, assists the farmer and the creditor to communicate effectively, to resolve matters relating to farm debts, and to formalise that resolution in an agreement.

Find a Farm Debt Mediator

Choosing a mediator is an important step once an invitation to mediate has been received. Click on the link below to view a list of RAA accredited mediators. Full profiles for each mediator are also available.

Find a Rural Financial Counsellor

It is recommended that well before a mediation, farmers seek professional advice from a solicitor, accountant or other appropriately qualified person. Most Rural Financial Counsellors are very experienced in supporting farmers during the farm debt mediation process.

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