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AgriFutures Australia is the new trading name for Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation (RIRDC). AgriFutures Australia invests in research, leadership, innovation and learning to support industries that do not have their own research and development function, new and emerging industries, and the issues that affect the whole of agriculture.

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An ambitious new direction to grow the prosperity of our rural industries

AgriFutures Australia is the new name for Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC), but it’s much more than a name change, according to Managing Director John Harvey. The organisation has set its sights on a bold new direction to grow the long-term prosperity of Australian rural industries. Here John explains how and why AgriFutures…


Applications open for inspiring Rural Women’s Award

Emerging female leaders who want to create impact, innovate and make a difference to rural and regional Australia are being encouraged to apply for the new-look AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award.