About us

The Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) is an Australian Government-backed specialist finance provider for farmers and farm-related small businesses.

Our loan programs encourage the long-term strength, resilience and profitability of Australian farm businesses.

Our vision is a stronger regional Australia through thriving regions.

We were established under the Regional Investment Corporation Act 2018 (RIC Act)

Our head office was established in Orange NSW in January 2019.

What we do

Our purpose is to provide loans that support the long-term strength, resilience and profitability of Australian farm businesses.

Our key function is to administer farm business loans.

You can find our PBS, Corporate Plans and Annual Reports on the Australian Government Transparency Portal

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Our reporting obligations

We are a corporate Commonwealth entity under the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act). We meet the reporting obligations detailed in this and other legislation.

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Who we are

Our people and our board work to ensure the fair, ethical and timely delivery of our loans.

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Our board

We are governed by an independent board in accordance with the RIC Act.

Organisational structure

RIC Organisational Chart

Appointments made under the Regional Investment Corporation Act 2018

Name Role Appointment Date
Bruce King Chief Executive Officer 13 December 2018
Karen Smith-Pomeroy Chair of the Board 25 March 2020
Prue Bondfield Member of the Board 20 April 2018
Sharon Starick Member of the Board 4 April 2019
Sally Freeman Member of the Board 20 July 2021
Mike Carroll Member of the Board 20 July 2021

Contact us

Ask us a question or send us your feedback through our online contact form.

Contact our call centre on 1800 875 675.

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