Select Committee on Lending to Primary Production Customers

6 December 2017

© Commonwealth of Australia 2017
ISBN 978-1-76010-691-1

View the report as a single document - (PDF 1373KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Members of the committee (PDF 31KB)
Recommendations (PDF 178KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 94KB)

Inquiry terms of reference
Conduct of the inquiry
Structure of the report
Notes on references

Chapter 2 - Background (PDF 121KB)

Negative impacts on farmers

Chapter 3 - Terms and conditions of rural loans (PDF 210KB)

Adequacy of notice periods
Loan variations
Lending obligations for consumer credit
Loan contract terms

Chapter 4 - Dispute resolution and access to justice (PDF 210KB)

Farm Debt Mediation
A national scheme

Chapter 5 - Role and impact of insolvency practitioners (PDF 192KB)

Role of receivers
Rates of receivership in the primary production sector
Impact of receivers on primary producers

Chapter 6 - Bank culture (PDF 119KB)

Importance of bank culture
Banking royal commission

Labor Senators' Additional Comments (PDF 69KB)
Appendix 1 - Submissions and additional information (PDF 21KB)

Tabled documents

Appendix 2 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 65KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Senior Clerk's Office
Department of the Senate
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3555
Fax: +61 2 6277 3899