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Applications under this Scheme may be initiated by either party (farm/pastoral business or financial institution) wishing to resolve an issue/dispute through non-legal mediation in relation to commercial farm business debt.
Once your application has been lodged and assessed as eligile, the other party identified in your application will be asked to participate in mediation sessions with you. They will be given a maximum of 20 business days to respond to the invitation.
If both parties agree to participate, the Small Business Development Corporation will contact both parties directly to arrange the mediation session/s at a mutually agreeable date, time and location.
If you are unsure or unclear about any questions or information requested in this application or would like to discuss your situation further, please contact us on 1800 198 231.
Check the list of Authorised Deposit-taking Institutions in Australia if you are unsure whether the financial institution involved in this dispute is eligible.
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