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Coronavirus Stimulus Update

Federal Budget delayed to October The annual Federal Budget will be postponed to Tuesday, 6 October 2020, to give the Government time to assess the impact of the coronavirus outbreak, the Prime Minister has confirmed. It...

  • Mar 23, 2020
  • Virginia Debus
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Drought Community Support Initiative Cash Payments

The next round of Federal Government Funding has now become available to drought affected areas and will be distributed by The Salvation Army and St Vincent de Paul Society. To be eligible for a cash payment...

  • Nov 25, 2019
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RIC rate drop puts cash back in farmer' pockets

The Regional Investment Corporation’s variable rate across its suite of farm business loans will drop 47 basis points to 3.11 per cent from today - 1 August 2019. "On average our RIC rate is 2 per...

  • Aug 01, 2019
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ATO - Motor vehicle expenses factsheet

This information will help you when claiming a deduction for motor vehicle expenses for your business – whether you use a registered tax agent or lodge your own return. Click here to download the factsheet.

  • Jul 15, 2019
  • principlefocus NSW
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MLA Business EDGE workshop in Orange

Holmes Sackett will host a MLA Business EDGE workshop in Orange on 24 & 25 July 2019 Business EDGE is a two-day financial and business management training course designed to enhance your knowledge in financial and...

  • Jul 10, 2019
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Farm Innovation Fund Loans

The NSW Government has committed $1 billion to the Farm Innovation Fund under the Emergency Drought Relief Package 2019-20. From 1 July 2019, farmers can borrow up to a maximum of $1 million per project, with...

  • Jul 08, 2019
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RCS Executive Link Program

ExecutiveLink™ is a unique program, designed to educate, motivate and support professionals in agriculture to take control and achieve their goals. It provides a structured process in which a group of like-minded people can, by...

  • Jun 18, 2019
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Wages to increase in July 2019! Get a Boot!

The 1st of July is coming upon us and it’s that time of the year where the Fair Work Commission make determinations on Modern Award pay minimums and the National Minimum Wage, currently $18.93 per...

  • May 30, 2019
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Boards for Business

Ag EDGE is a group of progressive agricultural business people who meet quarterly as a Board of Directors, to review performance and ensure business strategy and operations of member businesses are in line with their goals and vision. This can include: *...

  • Apr 01, 2019
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