Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (trading as AgriFutures Australia)
The Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC), trading as AgriFutures Australia, is a statutory authority established under the Primary Industries Research and Development Act 1989. RIRDC was established by the Australian Government to work with small and emerging industries to invest in research and development for a more sustainable, productive and profitable rural sector and further understanding of national rural issues. The Australian Government's National Science and Research Priorities and the Commonwealths Rural Research, Development and Extension Priorities provide an over-arching framework for public investment in rural research and development. RIRDC's investments are closely aligned with these priorities.
Type of Body
B. Corporate Commonwealth Entity
GFS Sector Classification
Established By / Under
Act / Regulation
Established By/Under More info
Primary Industries Research and Development Act 1989
Annual Report Prepared and tabled?
GFS Function / Sector Reported
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
1 July 1990
C/- CSU, Locked Bag 588, Wagga Wagga, NSW 2650