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Immediate financial assistance

Find help if you're facing financial hardship or need to talk to someone about your RIC loan repayments.

RIC loan customers

Our loans are available to help eligible farm businesses achieve their business goals and return to viability over the long term.

If you're facing financial challenges making RIC loan repayments, please call 1800 875 675 or email

Flood disaster assistance

The NSW, Victoria and Tasmania flood disaster has devastated entire communities.

If you’re seeking disaster or emergency support, please contact the Services Australia emergency information line on 180 22 66.

There may be state government disaster assistance for primary producers in New South Wales, Victoria, and Tasmania.

Financial assistance in emergencies

If you need immediate help with household expenses or emergency assistance following a natural disaster, other forms of government financial assistance may be available.