Agency VA 1460
Young Farmers' Finance Council
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Date Range: 1979 - 2014
 
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The Young Farmers' Finance Council was established under the Young Farmers' Finance Council Act 1979.

The Council's functions are to:
- encourage the establishment of young people in farming
- assist young people who have demonstrated an interest and ability in farming to become established as farmers
- advise and assist the Minister on the development of schemes to facilitate farming land purchases, leases or improvements for young farmers.

From 1979-1988 the Council was administered by the Rural Finance Commission (VA 1073). Then from 1988-2014 it was administered by the Rural Finance Corporation II (VA 2985).

As at 1 July 2014, the business and assets of Rural Finance Corporation were sold to Bendigo and Adelaide Bank. In 2016, the Young Farmers' Finance Council Act 1979 was repealed under the Rural Assistance Schemes Act 2016.


 
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1979 - 2014 Council Minutes and Working Papers VPRS 17750 North Melbourne Open
1980 - 2015 Annual Reports VPRS 17751 North Melbourne Open
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1979 - 2014 Rural finance VF 112
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1979 - 1988 Agriculture VRG 34
1988 - cont Treasurer VRG 23