The following has been posted on behalf of Dr Hanna Jaireth, Farm Debt Mediation Officer at the NSW Rural Assistance Authority
Consultation comment invited – Review of the Farm Debt Mediation Act 1994 (NSW)
The Farm Debt Mediation Act 1994 (NSW) (FDMA) is being reviewed to ensure it continues to deliver on its original intent, and to provide a model for nationally consistent legislation.
The Board of the NSW Rural Assistance Authority (RAA) is overseeing the review.
Your feedback is requested in response to questions in the Review Consultation Paper (PDF, 696.57 KB).
You may respond by 5 May 2017 by:
- completing theonline survey, or
- emailingyour comments, or
- posting your comments in hardcopy, or
- one or more of the above.
Individual survey responses will not be published.
Questions 1 to 3 are mandatory so that we can assess which stakeholders express which views, and we can provide you with information about the outcomes of the review.
Email your comments
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Post your comments
You may send a submission in hard copy to:
Dr Hanna Jaireth NMAS | Farm Debt Mediation Officer
NSW Rural Assistance Authority
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