National Sponsor Rural Bank
Australian owned and operated, Rural Bank Limited offers specialist banking solutions to the Australian agribusiness community.
Rural Bank was founded with the specific purpose of providing banking services to rural and regional Australia at a time when these services were being withdrawn by major banks.
Through industry knowledge and insight, Rural Bank’s products have been designed to address the specific needs of primary producers, including:
- Agribusiness lending products
- Personal transaction accounts and services
- Savings and investment accounts
- Business banking products
Reza Cameron Corporate Foreign Exchange Executive AFEX Sydney
‘Associated Foreign Exchange (AFEX) is the market leader in worldwide payment services for organisations, individuals and institutions conducting business internationally. For over 30 years AFEX have been processing payments, around the clock and around the world, in over 200 countries for more than 15,000 customers in just about every business category. AFEX manage international payments with insight into complex foreign markets that inspires their clients’ confidence and promotes their success. So no matter where in the world you want to do business, partnering with AFEX will make it seem closer.
As a member of the Agribusiness Association of Australia (AAA), you will benefit from zero transaction fees, a preferential rate of exchange, and an exclusive online trading platform to support the personal service from your dedicated RG146 accredited account manager, Reza Cameron.
It’s easy to get started. To partner with AFEX and Reza Cameron, please call now on (0)2 9268 7621 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out how you can get special AAA member benefits’
State Sponsor Queensland - BDO (Qld)
BDO is one of the largest full service accounting and advisory networks in Australia and globally. From farm gate to plate, BDO operates and advises across all industries within the food and agribusiness value chain. BDO has an extensive and diverse range of food and agribusiness clients drawn from an assorted cross-section of industries. With a significant amount of experience in these areas, our team provides practical and strategic advice to our clients, helping them maximise the business opportunities presented by their unique economic cycles.
We offer all our food and agribusiness clients specialist knowledge gained from our experience with the value chain and our long-standing relationships with key industry bodies and stakeholders.
What sets BDO apart is that all of their specialists have an extensive understanding and appreciation of the issues the food and agribusiness sector faces. A partner led team provides a wide range of focused solutions that includes:
- Exploring market entry and expansion opportunities
- Seeking investment opportunities and finance
- Evaluating debt and equity levels
- Reviewing the economic viability of a business or project
- Considering succession and ownership transition options
- Identifying government grants and concessions
- Understanding the Government’s climate change initiatives
- Identifying areas for performance improvement
- Responding to the tax reform agenda
- Complying with reporting and regulatory obligations
If you would like further information about our services and how your business can benefit, please contact Darren Crothers, Lead Partner, Food & Agribusiness +61 7 3237 5999 or email email@example.com www.bdo.com.au
The Agribusiness Association welcomes and acknowledges BDO (Qld) as a state sponsor for Queensland
Boyce Chartered Accountants, Cooma NSW
Boyce Chartered Accountants is Australia's largest rural-based accounting firm with five offices and a team of 150 people. Specialising in agriculture, Boyce services clients engaged in all major agricultural pursuits across the continent including dryland and irrigation farming in the Eastern states and Western Australia; grazing and dairy operations in the Eastern states and Northern Australia; and numerous other agricultural industries. Boyce provides a full range of services including a unique approach to management accounting for agriculture; due diligence; structuring and tax advice, statutory accounting and virtual CFO roles. The firm services many institutional and corporate investors as well as family farming groups involved in Australian agriculture.