CEO Announces New RFC for Bathurst, Blayney, Oberon and Lithgow LGA’s 21.11.19

Appointment of new Rural Financial Counsellor for Bathurst, Blayney, Oberon and Lithgow LGA’s

Jeff Caldbeck, CEO of the Rural Financial Counselling Service, NSW Central Region (RFCSCR), recently announced the appointment of Anthea Chapman as the Rural Financial Counsellor (RFC) for the Bathurst, Lithgow, Blayney and Oberon regions.

Anthea began with the Service in November 2019 and brings with her a great deal of experience in the rural assistance and banking sectors.

Anthea has a solid understanding of agriculture, finance and business gained from a career in retail and business banking, along with several years at the Rural Assistance Authority (NSW) as an assessment officer for natural disaster, farm innovation, drought assistance, seafood and commonwealth funding.

“I’m looking forward to being on the ground and helping people to add value to their lives” Ms Chapman said recently.

“I have extensive experience in customer service and finance and look forward to building on this in the new role”

The RFCS Central Region services a region covering approximately 54% of NSW, with 15 Rural Financial Counsellors located throughout. Our Counsellors are experts in reviewing and analysing financial information and will work with you to understand your current financial position, strategies and assistance available in order to make an informed decision.

Some of the services our RFC’s assist with include building cash flows, forecasts and budgets, review of loans, refinancing of debt and working towards better relationships with your bank. They work with families toward succession planning, and are able to refer you to advisors and services to help you work toward a sustainable, viable and successful outcome.

For further information on the services made available by the RFCSCR or to make an appointment with Anthea Chapman please call 1800 940 404 or email

Additional information can be found on the RFCSCR website
(Supported by the Australian & NSW Governments)

Media Contact:
Amanda Ferrari
P. 1800 940 404


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