PEACE OF MIND... Member for Narungga Fraser Ellis (left) endorsed the Farm Debt Mediation Bill 2018 in parliament, and right: Shadow Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development, Member for Giles Eddie Hughes, has supported the Farm Debt Mediation Bill 2018. PEACE OF MIND... Member for Narungga Fraser Ellis (left) endorsed the Farm Debt Mediation Bill 2018 in parliament, and right: Shadow Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development, Member for Giles Eddie Hughes, has supported the Farm Debt Mediation Bill 2018.

Farm debt mediation bill passes lower house

MEMBER for Narungga Fraser Ellis MP spoke in support of the Farm Debt Mediation Bill 2018 before it passed through the House of Assembly with bi-partisan support.

The bill, which must now also be approved in the Legislative Council, will provide protection and financial security for farmers.

The legislation will require financial institutions to provide a farmer holding a farm mortgage with 21 days’ notice before commencing action to foreclose on a farm mortgage.

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