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We are a leading not-for-profit organisation supporting Queensland primary producers, businesses and their communities

We are a leading not-for-profit organisation supporting Queensland primary producers, businesses and their communities

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About Rural Solutions Queensland

Rural Solutions Queensland (RSQ) is a leading not-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting the sustainability of primary producers, small businesses and their communities in Queensland. Founded in 2006, we have received consecutive funding from the Australian Government and Queensland Government to deliver services. Staff are based locally across 22 local government areas from Brisbane to Western Queensland.

In addition, we have the capability to deliver targeted grant funding. Funding programs have included household and individual support initiatives and focussed small business support grants.

Our mission, vision and values


Our mission is to contribute positively to the sustainability of Queensland communities.


Our vision is to be a highly respected provider of valued services to rural and small businesses and their communities.


Our values are at the heart of what we stand for and guide how we work with each other, our stakeholders and the wider community. Our values include:

  • Respect
  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Confidentiality
  • Professionalism.

Key features of our organisation


Our skill-based Board features seven directors with experience in law, accountancy, public administration, advocacy and general management.


We are a registered charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission and are committed to supporting and empowering Queensland.

Benevolent institution

We’re recognised by the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission as a public benevolent institution due to our long-running delivery of benevolent relief.

Deductible gift recipient

Endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office, we are entitled to receive income tax deductible gifts and gift contributions from donors.

Tax concessions

We are exempt from fringe benefits tax, income tax and hold a GST concession. Therefore, 100% of funds provided to us support service delivery.


Engaging a permanent Chief Executive Officer, Operations and Communications Teams, we pride ourselves on the professional delivery of targeted programs.


As we have consistently grown and expanded our service delivery for nearly 20 years, we have a demonstrated capability to scale up and meet both your requirements and the needs of clients.


Supporting >12,000 clients across nearly all industries and most Queensland areas has provided us with the know-how to ensure your funding achieves the impact you planned.

Our brands

We currently operate 3 brands. Depending on your needs, services can be delivered via these well-respected identities or a customised approach can be discussed.

How we’ve helped Queenslanders

Over 10,000

Primary producers supported

Over 2,000

Small businesses supported

Over $2.2 mil

Delivered in funding initiatives to individuals, businesses and communities

Over $300K

Delivered in targeted grants to small businesses

Rural Solutions Queensland

Funded by the Australian Government and Queensland Government

Registered charity

We support diversity and the equal inclusion of all persons, regardless of any identity markers. We acknowledge Traditional Owners of Country and pay our respects to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

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