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RIC talking AgriStarter Loan at Young Farmer Business Program Conference in Dubbo, NSW

The Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) is pleased to participate in this week’s Young Farm Business Program (YFBP) Conference in Dubbo, NSW and expects plenty of interest in its AgriStarter Loan for new farmers and farm business succession.

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Federal Budget 2021 outcomes for the RIC

The Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) welcomes the Australian Government’s 2021-22 budget announcement that it will allocate $0.8 million to administer $37.5 million of existing RIC loan funding in 2021-22 for a new Plantation Development Concessional Loan to be delivered by the RIC.

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RIC team on site for Agfest 2021 in Tasmania

The Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) team is pleased to be on site from 5 – 8 May 2021 at Agfest 2021, providing insight and answering questions on its affordable loans.

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RIC team talking AgriStarter Loan at Beef 2021, 2-8 May 2021

The Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) is pleased to join the line-up at Beef 2021 in Rockhampton this week to provide information and answer questions on its loans, including the new AgriStarter Loan for new farmers and succession planning.

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RIC Drought Loan helps Jones family build farm business resilience

The Jones family are first-generation farmers from Katanning in the Great Southern Region of Western Australia, who say a Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) Drought Loan has been the lifeline they needed to manage through the drought.

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New RIC Executive Directors announced

The Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) is pleased to announce the new Orange-based leadership team taking the organisation forward to build a stronger regional Australia through affordable farm and farm-related small business loans.

RIC variable interest rate to fall again

RIC variable interest rate to fall again

Farmers and farm-related small businesses will have even more financial breathing space with the variable interest rate to fall again on Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) loans from 1 February 2021.

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AgriStarter Loan applications now open

The Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) AgriStarter Loan has launched and loan applications are now open.

RIC continues to improve processing timeframes

RIC continues to improve processing timeframes

The Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) has reduced its loan processing timeframes by two months since September, as it continues to implement improvements.

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RIC’s regional team set to expand

The Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) has kicked off a significant recruitment campaign which will see three executive directors appointed and more than 80 positions advertised over coming months at the Orange NSW-based organisation.