Dairy support

The Victorian dairy industry is currently experiencing challenging economic and seasonal conditions.

The Victorian Government and the dairy industry are working together to support dairy farmers through this tough period.

For further information about the support that is available:


Rural Financial Counselling Service

Concerned about your farm finances?

Looking for options?

Need a plan?

The Rural Financial Counselling Service-North West covers 11 shires in North West of Victoria with offices at Bendigo, Donald, Pyramid Hill, Swan Hill and Mildura.

Rural Financial Counsellors are available for on farm visits and is a free and confidential service.

The RFCs are experienced across a diverse range of farming practices and will work with you to assess and analyse your situation and develop options for you to consider.

They can assist you to apply for government and industry supports available such as the Farm Household Allowance, dairy grants and concessional loans.

They can also assist with negotiating with lenders and banks.

Contact the service on 1300 769 489