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DP O’Keefe Macquarie Law is a legal office in Dubbo NSW Australia.

Dan O’Keefe is an experienced solicitor, accredited business law specialist, mediator and notary public.

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Chef imageThe real costs of running an independent restaurant

"You think restaurants are a licence to print money? That is far from the truth," according to Attila Yilmaz the owner-chef of Pazar Food Collective in Canterbury Sydney (in Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Milk Crate 13 August 2019)

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Banking Royal commission & farm debtDrought

The Hayne Royal Commission recommended amongst other things that a national farm debt mediation scheme be established. At present each State has it's own scheme.

The Federal government says that it supports mediation occurring soon after a loan becomes distressed and not as a last measure prior to the lender taking enforcement action.

When dealing with distressed agricultural loans, the Royal commission also recommended that banks should:-

Community project logoHave a say in community projects in our area

The NSW government makes funding available to community organisations through the My Community Project. Using your Services NSW account login you can vote for projects you would like to see funded in our area.

For current projects voting closes on Thursday 15 August 2019. You need to vote for three things. My first choice was the hub for the homeless.

Vote for My Community Project at

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