Who we are
Rural Business Support is an Incorporated Association registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) as a Public Benevolent Institution. Our rules of association may be viewed on the ACNC’s Charities Register.
Members of the Board have been intentionally recruited to provide strong and effective governance with skills in agribusiness best practice, agribusiness law, bio-security, finance, mental health and resilience, not-for-profit and profit-for-purpose, sustainable strategic development and execution, research, risk and compliance.
A profitable, sustainable and resilient rural business sector.
We genuinely care about supporting rural business families when they need it most, providing them with hope and direction for the future.
Our Strategic Plan
Read more about our vision for profitable, sustainable and resilient rural communities in our Strategy 2025.
Code of Conduct
Rural Business Support’s Board, Executive Officer and employees all operate under a Code of Conduct (in conjunction with our policies and procedures manual). The Code of Conduct provides guidance and rules for appropriate conduct in the performance of our duties. This embodies the commitment to act honestly and exercise a high degree of care and diligence in the discharge of our responsibilities, and to undertake activities in a manner which ensures public confidence in the administration of our services.
To ensure the protection, inclusion and satisfaction of our clients, employees, stakeholders and community, our Board have adopted and work within a suite of policies to provide appropriate controls, commitments, treatment, responses and guiding principles of operation.
Our policies cover financial and risk management, diversity and equality, compliance, fraud prevention and control, integrity, employment, as well as work health safety and wellbeing.
For information on how Rural Business Support manages feedback from our clients, stakeholder and staff, please click here.