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Farm Debt Mediation videos

Find out all you need to know about farm debt mediation in NSW with RAA' s four new educational videos:

SummaryVideoTranscript

This video explains the main steps in a mediation process, the benefits of mediating, and that farmers can seek help to prepare for mediation from Rural Financial Counsellors, accountants or lawyers. More information is available from the NSW Rural Assistance Authority’s website or a NSW Rural Financial Counsellor. This video explains the main steps in a mediation process, the benefits of mediating, and where farmers can go to for help.  
Duration 3 mins 19 sec.

Video 1: Introducing NSW Farm Debt Mediation

Video 1 Transcript

The key to effective farm debt mediation is preparation. This second video in a four part series explains the benefits of preparing well, and the information and assistance that is available. It also explains the role of the mediator, the effect of a satisfactory mediation, the statutory cooling off period for each mediation agreement, and appeal mechanisms.
Duration 4 mins 19 sec.

Video 2: Preparing for NSW Farm Debt MediationVideo 2 Transcript
This is video three in a four part series that explains farm debt mediation in NSW. This video focuses on the role of the mediator and others attending a farm debt mediation under the Farm Debt Mediation Act 1994. In NSW, a panel of nationally accredited mediators help lenders and farmers to have effective conversations about farm business issues. The video also discusses how others can provide support and assistance during a farm debt mediation. It notes that mediators are neutral facilitators who do not provide legal or financial advice.
Duration 3 mins 37 sec
Video 3: Participating in NSW Farm Debt MediationVideo 3 Transcript
This is video four in a four part series that explains farm debt mediation in NSW. This video discusses the role of the mediator, how parties can mediate effectively, and the types of agreements that might be negotiated during the mediation. It also explains the next steps after a satisfactory mediation, including the certificate issued and appeal mechanisms. More information is available from the NSW Rural Assistance Authority’s website or a NSW Rural Financial Counsellor.
Duration 5 mins 04 sec.
Video 4: Mediating well - NSW Farm Debt MediationVideo 4 Transcript