Farm Planning Workshops

The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia's (DAFWA) Farm Planning Workshops offer a range of opportunities for farm businesses. These complementary workshops assist all members of the farm business to build on their skills and provide them with an opportunity to maximise their profits no matter the current economic climate.

The suite of workshops includes:

  • Plan, Prepare and Prosper
  • Plan, Prepare and Prosper - Refresher
  • Planning for Profit
  • Marketing
  • Succession Planning


  • The Plan, Prepare and Prosper workshop is a free five day training program designed to assist farm enterprises develop strategic plans that will assist in decision making in times of risk and oppor

  • To improve profitability in an increasingly competitive and volatile environment, farmers need to have a deep understanding of their profit drivers and tactical management plans in place.

  • These workshops have been designed to deliver a half-day Refresher workshop, for those who have previously completed the Plan, Prepare Prosper workshops, with succession planning or marketing the o

  • If you have already completed the Plan, Prepare and Prosper workshop, and/or a strategic plan as part of the drought pilot, you will are encouraged to undertake a free Refresher workshop to refine

  • The Planning for Profit workshop is a free one day workshop focused on you taking home more from your farm business.

  • Farm Finance is an Australian Government initiative that aims to build the ongoing financial resilience of farm businesses.

  • The Australian Government's Rural Financial Counselling Service Program provides grants to state and regional organisations to provide free rural financial counselling to primary producers, fishers